Workers' Culture in Imperial Germany

@article{Ritter1978WorkersCI,
  title={Workers' Culture in Imperial Germany},
  author={Gerhard Albert Ritter},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  year={1978},
  volume={13},
  pages={165 - 189}
}
  • G. Ritter
  • Published 1 April 1978
  • Economics
  • Journal of Contemporary History
Although the term ’workers’ culture’ has recently become widely used and admitted into historical research, it is still ambiguous what lies behind it, what is its true meaning? Is it even appropriate to talk of an autonomous, clearly defined workers’ culture, or does everything that has been so labelled come within the realm of bourgeois culture? Is it no more than an imitation at a lower level of something already existing? And further, how suitable is the current definition of culture? Is not… 
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