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The British Labour Party and the German Social Democrats, 1900–1931

Stefan Berger

Abstract

This is a comparative study of the early years of the British Labour Party and the German Social Democratic Party. The author examines the history of both parties over thirty years, focussing in particular on their organisation, their relations with the state, their ideology, their cultural and recreational activities, and their relationship with each other. He argues that the traditional view of deep-seated cultural and ideological differences between British and European Labour movements is in need of substantial revision. The book is based on a wealth of primary sources from both Britain an ... More

Keywords: British Labour Party, German Social Democratic Party, European Labour movements, ideology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1994 Print ISBN-13: 9780198205005
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205005.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stefan Berger, author
University of Wales College of Cardiff