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Victorian Labour History : Experience, Identity and the Politics of Representation - John Host

Victorian Labour History

Experience, Identity and the Politics of Representation

By: John Host

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Published: 25th June 1998
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John Host uses the debate about Victorian social stability and orthodoxy to deconstruct the very idea of social order and address the problems of historical evidence.

1. Narratives of the past or histories of the present? Whig Interpretations and the Marxist Challenge. Revisionist Approaches and the New Conservatism -- 2. Social identity and the representation of experience -- 3. Who are 'the people' in mid-Victorian labour history? Identity and Experience - the 'Standard Sample'. Discordant Voices and Counter-Discourses -- 4. Narrative history and the politics of exclusion. Hayden White and the Politics of Interpretation. The Content of the Form in Labour History. From Thatcher to Blair - Discursive Convergence in British Politics. Labour History and the Politics of Thatcherism -- App. Evidence of witnesses in the cases of William Pearce and James Bristol ...

ISBN: 9780203067963
ISBN-10: 0203067967
Format: PDF
Language: English
Published: 25th June 1998