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The labour aristocracy in Victorian Edinburgh

Robert Q. Gray

The labour aristocracy in Victorian Edinburgh

by Robert Q. Gray

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Published by Clarendon in Oxford [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • Edinburgh
    • Subjects:
    • Working class -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- History.,
    • Artisans -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Q. Gray.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8400.E342 G7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 220 p. :
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4951832M
      ISBN 100198224427
      LC Control Number76380026

      The Necessary Material Conditions With the growth of the imperialist system, the labor aristocracy has become more important than ever for an understanding of capitalism-imperialism and anti-imperialist politics. Many organizations which recognize themselves in the latter are developing and have developed political lines regarding this strata of society. Review Article: Sport and the Victorian City / H. Cunningham, Leisure in the Industrial Revolution, cc London: Croom Helm, Pp. £ / R.Q.

      , Aristocracy In England, MANNERS, British Nobility - What made Victorians Victorian, The Victorian age was not one, not single, simple, or unified; Victoria's reign lasted so long that it comprised several periods. Above all, it was an age of paradox and power. Victorian History, Fashion, Sports, Culture and Social History of the Victorian Era MSc Victorian Literature This diverse and dynamic literary field reflects a period which witnessed rapid change in almost every area of existence. Writers such as Dickens, Eliot, the Brontë sisters, Stevenson, Tennyson, Browning, and Christina Rossetti used their work to explore new developments in topics that ranged from religion to sexuality.

      6 R. Rodger, The Transformation of Edinburgh: Land Property and Trust in the Nineteenth Century (Cambridge, ); A.J. Youngson, The Making of Classical Edinburgh, – (Edinburgh, ); R.Q. Gray, The Labour Aristocracy in Victorian Edinburgh (Oxford, ).Cited by: 2. , The aristocracy of labour in nineteenth-century Britain, c / prepared for the Economic History Society by Robert Gray Macmillan London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.


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[Robert Gray] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gray. Find more information about: ISBN:. Abstract. THUS George Potter, prominent trade unionist and radical journalist.

Similar phrases are scattered through contemporary accounts of the working class in the third quarter of the nineteenth century, emphasising the role of an ‘aristocracy of the working classes’ distinguished from other workers by their way of life, values and attitudes, as much as by a superior economic by: The labour aristocracy in Victorian Edinburgh by Gray, Robert Q and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The ground-breaking work in his thesis was converted into his first book, The Labour Aristocracy in Victorian Edinburgh (), which, along with his Author: Sue Harper.

Labor aristocracy or labour aristocracy (also aristocracy of labor) has at least four meanings: (1) as a term with Marxist theoretical underpinnings; (2) as a specific type of trade unionism; (3) as a shorthand description by revolutionary industrial unions (such as the Industrial Workers of the World) for the bureaucracy of craft-based business unionism; and (4) in the 19th and early 20th.

The Labour Aristocracy in Victorian Edinburgh. By Robert Q. Gray. Oxford University Press. This book deserves to be welcomed by social historians, and for those with a particular interest in Scottish labour history it is a breakthrough. With the. The Labour Aristocracy in Victorian Edinburgh.

By Robert Q. Gray. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, Pp. x, $ 'The Labour Aristocracy and its Values; a study of Mid-Victorian Kentish London', Vict. Studies (). 'Styles of Life, the 'Labour Aristocracy,' and Class Relations in Later Nineteenth Century Edinburgh', International Review of Social History, ().

The earliest uses of the term ‘aristocracy of labour’ referred to hierarchies within certain crafts, like coach-making, in the s and s and the labour aristocracy described in the third quarter of the century may therefore represent the expansion and flourishing of these groups under the favourable conditions of the mid-Victorian.

Edinburgh Labour, Edinburgh. K likes. The Scottish Labour Party in Edinburgh. Moving Edinburgh ers: K. suggested that the notion of `collaboration' between the labour aristocracy and the owners of capital was by no means clear or simple.

The culture of Edinburgh's labour aristocracy showed no sharp break with the craft traditions of earlier decades. The artisans of the File Size: KB. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. The “labour aristocracy” in the early 20th-century South Africa: An analysis beyond traditional conceptual and territorial boundaries Article (PDF Available) June with ReadsAuthor: Ercüment Çelik.

The following article, “Lenin and ‘The Aristocracy of Labor,’” from the August issue of Monthly Review is an instance of the latter. —The Editors The following brief essay is a contribution to the discussion of Lenin’s thought, on the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of his birth.

Cambridge Core - Social and Population History - The Cambridge Social History of Britain, – - edited by F. Thompson. Abstract. In those days, the stonemasons, like the miners, were the aristocrats of labour.

On the occasion of the marriage of my father and mother, they were driven to church in Cited by: 1. THE LABOUR ARISTOCRACY AND ITS VALUES: A STUDY OF MID-VICTORIAN KENTISH LONDON THE PURPOSE OF THIS ARTICLE IS TO QUESTION A TRADITIONAL VIEW, ONE that might almost be dubbed an orthodoxy, of labour-aristocracy values during the mid-Victorian decades.' The existence and importance of an aristocracy of labour has long been at the centre of.

The Aristocracy of Labour in Nineteenth-Century Britain, c. – (London, ) Gray, R., The Labour Aristocracy in Victorian Edinburgh (Oxford, ). Drawing on a review of key literature, this article analyses the labour aristocracy in early 20th-century South Africa, going beyond traditional conceptual and territorial boundaries created through a methodological nationalism and Eurocentrism since the emergence of Cited by: 2.

Blaming all on the role of a “labour aristocracy” ascribes lack of revolutionary progress to an imaginary, external, venal cause. The truth is both much simpler and yet harder to accept. Workers, though prepared to struggle against aspects of the system, were willing to live with capitalism.Life in Victorian Edinburgh General.

In a time of great political and industrial change for Scotland, many reforms and improvements resulted in major impacts upon the lives of the people. Laws were passed to reform and improve poor laws, sanitation and education, with sport, science and the arts also flourishing during this period.

With great. In the Victorian era, the aristocracy was the 1 percent. They controlled most of the land and most of the money.

However, they were very limited in how they could handle it. Most land belonging to aristocratic and even gentry families was entailed.