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BRITISH LABOUR HISTORY 1780-1990 - LABOUR, RACE & EMPIRE

Professor Mary Davis

This course - a series of online classes run over six consecutive weeks - explores two centuries of British Labour History from a Marxist perspective. It is placed within the context of the development of British capitalism and imperialism and will explore the following underlying themes. No prior knowledge is necessary.

These classes take place at 7pm on Tuesday 19 March; Tuesday 26 March; Tuesday 2 April; Tuesday 9 April; Tuesday 16 April and Wednesday (note change in day) 24 April and cover the following subjects:

• Reformism vs socialism

• Women – the struggle for inclusion & rights

• Race, racism & Empire

• Strategies of defence or defiance

• ‘Labourism’ & Labour in power

• War, internationalism, revolution

• Labour vs capital

Mary Davis is Professor of Labour History & Secretary of Marx Memorial Library & Workers' School

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