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Revisionism and modernisation in the post-war British Labour Party

Philip R. Larkin

Revisionism and modernisation in the post-war British Labour Party

by Philip R. Larkin

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labour Party.

  • Edition Notes

    D.Phil. 2000. BLL DXN033021.

    Statement[by] Philip Larkin.
    SeriesSussex theses ; S 4877
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18625288M

    The development of the Labour Party during the first two decades of the Century occurred at a time of mounting class struggles, nationally and internationally, and its appearance on the political scene reflected the needs of British imperialism. The Labour Party has had its militants and left wing but they have never been revolutionary. The Second Wave. This new revisionism is the second such wave to occur in Britain since World War II. The first, which appeared in the fifties and reached its climax with Hugh Gaitskell’s attempt to remodel the Labour Party in rightward directions, drew strength from Labour’s electoral defeats of , and , but was not caused by them.

    Firstly, in revisionist interpretations the impact of the Famine on the development of modern Ireland has been minimised and marginalised. This is most apparent in the area of demography, particularly in revisionist accounts of excess mortality. Part of me wonders if this was one of those books, which follows the life of the first truely successful British Labour Party leader, Clement Attlee, as the party moves from a fringe party repesenting a certain type of work-class community to being the party of government after World War II/5().

    I. A fact noted by Steven Fielding in The Labour Party: 'Socialism' and Society since 1y51 (Manchester, ), 2. Geoffrey Foote, for example, in The Labour Party's Political Thought. A History (3rd edn, London, ), , criticises some of the Labour revisionist Evan Durbin's exploration of politics. This book explores this dimension of the history and crisis of social democracy by studying the relationship between the post-war British Labour Party and its principal intellectuals, the ‘revisionist’ social democrats, and the breakdown of this relationship in the s.


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At the general election, Labour returned from the political wilderness. Its electoral landslide gifting it a Commons majority ofthe largest in the party’s history on per cent of votes cast. None the less, with key exceptions involving the constitutional reform, Europe and supply-side modernisation, the agenda of the incoming Labour government reflects policies pursued by the Thatcher and Major Author: Richard Heffernan.

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The Future of Socialism by Anthony Crosland, published inwas one of the most influential books in post-war British Labour Party thinking It was the seminal work of the 'revisionist' school of Labour politics.

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Twentieth Century British History, 14 Cited by: 2.He was awarded a BSc (Econ.) in and a PhD in for his thesis on Revisionism in the British Labour Party during the post-war period. Haseler married (Roberta) Bay Haseler from New York inand they lived together in London and Washington DC.