‘Putting Animals into Politics’: The Labour Party and Hunting in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

  title={‘Putting Animals into Politics’: The Labour Party and Hunting in the First Half of the Twentieth Century},
  author={Michael Tichelar},
  journal={Rural History},
  pages={213 - 234}
This article will discuss the background to opposition to hunting within the Labour Party before the Second World War, and in particular the role of the Humanitarian League and its successor the League Against Cruel Sports. It will highlight internal tensions of class and ideology that are still current today. It will examine the fate of two private members bills introduced in 1949 designed to prohibit hunting and coursing. Both bills were heavily defeated after the intervention of the Labour… 

Legislate or liberate? : a study of anarchist and parliamentary left approaches to animal advocacy in Britain

This thesis makes an original contribution to knowledge by exploring parliamentary left and anarchistic approaches to animal advocacy using a Critical Animal Studies (CAS) framework. This is

‘The Master is the Mistress’: women and fox hunting as sports coaching in Britain

ABSTRACT This paper explores the relationship between equestrianism and sport coaching at the turn of the twentieth century. Women were avid and admired participants in fox hunting and other mounted

‘Some inhuman wretch’: Animal Maiming and the Ambivalent Relationship between Rural Workers and Animals1

Abstract: The daily lives of many rural workers were intertwined with animals: those they kept, those in the wild, and those they were employed to work with and care for. And yet despite the

National identity and cultural resonance in English foxhunting movements

This article examines the use of mobilizing discourses about national identity by nonnationalist movements through an examination of the antihunting movement and the prohunting countermovement. It

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Pest Control and Ecology

  • A. Cassidy
  • Environmental Science
    Vermin, Victims and Disease
  • 2019
This chapter will recount how badgers came to play a surprisingly important role in the professionalisation of ecology in British academic and government science during the late twentieth century. It

Land use and landownership: a recent history of parks in Hertfordshire

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List of Publications on the Economic and Social History of Great Britain and Ireland Published in 2006

(The place of publication is London and the date 2006 unless otherwise stated.)

Pemberton, H. (Author). (2007). Review of the 2006 periodical literature related to the period since 1945 and relevant to the study of British economic and social history. 10

  • History
  • 2014
clinical uses for the artificial radioisotope between 1945 and 1965. As part of the broader nuclear enterprise, the radioisotope programme enjoyed powerful political and financial support from the

the periodical literature related the since and the economic

  • History
  • 2007
clinical uses for the artificial radioisotope between 1945 and 1965. As part of the broader nuclear enterprise, the radioisotope programme enjoyed powerful political and financial support from the



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The recent ‘Liberty and Livelihood’ March in London highlights how the issue of hunting with dogs, which directly involves only a small minority of people in the British countryside and, opinion

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By 1945 the Labour Party had abandoned its historic commitment to the nationalisation of agricultural land. Labour retreated from rural land nationalisation not for reasons of pragmatism or for fear

Animal rights: political and social change in Britain since 1800

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'Against all cruelty', the Humanitarian League 1891-1919

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Now the war is over: A social history of Britain, 1945-51

A social history of Britain between 1945 and 1951 which looks at the remaking of British society in the home, at work and in the social services.

Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb: A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals

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Whigs and Hunters: The Origin of the Black Act

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In The Field

  • R. Grossman
  • Medicine
    Journal of learning disabilities
  • 1983
This curious imbalance between the doctors' (PhDs as well as MDs) persistent pessimism and the literature's record of successful interventions in cases of, supposedly, intractable learning problems is reviewed.