The Franco-British Syndicalist Connection and the Great Labour Unrest, 1880s-1914

  title={The Franco-British Syndicalist Connection and the Great Labour Unrest, 1880s-1914},
  author={C. Bantman},
  journal={Labour History Review},
  • C. Bantman
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • Labour History Review
This chapter explores the transfers between French and British trade unionism between 1880 and 1914, and the transnational elaboration of syndicalism in this period. The role of press exchanges and informal personal networks of influential militants is emphasized, as is the fact that influences between French and British militants travelled both ways - not simply from France to Great Britain, as is often assumed. Discourses on these cross-influences by contemporaries are also examined, in order… Expand
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