Labour History Review - Introduction

Since 1960, the journal Labour History Review has explored the working lives and politics of ‘ordinary’ people. It has played a key role in redefining social and political history.

Labour History Review, published three times a year, is a keystone of the work by SSLH. Membership to the society is secured by means of a subscription to LHR. Find out about how to subscribe and other membership benefits here»

Labour History Review’s Scope

The journal’s emphasis is on British labour history, though comparative and international studies are not neglected. We welcome contributions that dig deeper within the traditional subject matter of labour history and are keen to expand the parameters of the subject and the range of approaches taken to it. We are particularly interested in articles that engage with issues of gender, ethnicity or race, as well as class. Find out more about submissions here»

Annual LHR postgraduate essay prize

Postgraduates are encouraged to submit articles for consideration for the 2014 essay prize to the editors of LHR. This annual prize awards £250 for the best essay which will be printed in the LHR. Application form and details can be downloaded here

Current Edition

Labour History Review Volume 79, Number 1 April 2014 contains:

Yann Beliard, ‘Introduction: Revisiting the Great Labour Unrest, 1911-1914’, pp. 1-17.

Emmet O’Connor, ‘Old Wine in New Bottles? Syndicalism and “Fakirism” in the Great Labour Unrest, 1911-1914’, pp. 19-36.

James Thompson, ‘The Great Labour Unrest and Political Thought in Britain, 1911-1914’, pp. 37-54.

Sam Davies and Ron Noon, ‘The rank-and-file in the 1911 Liverpool General Transport Strike’, pp. 55-81.

Constance Bantman, ‘The Franco-British Syndicalist Connection and the Great Labour Unrest, 1880s-1914’, pp. 83-96.

Jonathan Hyslop, ‘The Strange Death of Liberal England and the Strange Birth of Illiberal South Africa: British Trade Unionists, Indian Labourers and Afrikaner Rebels, 1910-1914’, pp. 97-120.

Book Reviews, pp. 121-136.

Liverpool University Press

Labour History Review (ISSN 0961-5652) is published by Liverpool University Press three times a year in April, August and December.

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