Liberals and Social Democrats (BOK)

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This ambitious and wide-ranging book is about the relationship between liberalism and socialism in Britain in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It focuses largely on a group of intellectuals whose names are familiar but whose work has been neglected or misunderstood. Graham Wallas is the forgotten man of early Fabianism. L. T. Hobhouse has misleadingly been typecast as the last major exponent of a dying liberal tradition. J. A. Hobson's reputation has been obscured by repeated claims that he was a precursor either of the Leninist theory of imperialism or of the Keynesian revolution in economics. The historical work of J. L. and Barbara Hammond has suffered similar revenges from the whirligig of time. There are other liberals or socialists - notably Gilbert Murray, Bernard Shaw, Sidney and Beatrice Webb, R. H. Tawney and J. M. Keynes - who receive considerable attention. In the later chapters the economic approaches of Hobson and Keynes are disentangled and put in their proper historical setting.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1981 Forfatter
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521286510
Antall sider 360 Dimensjoner 22,8cm x 15,8cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 578 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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