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Engels, Frederich (1820-1895) The British Labor Movement.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.066 Author/Creator: Engels, Frederich (1820-1895) Place Written: New York, NY Type: Pamphlet Date: 1934 Pagination: 46 p. ; 18.5 x 12.7cm.

Summary of Content: One small press printing of "The British Labor Movement," by Frederick Engels dated 1934. Contains articles printed in The Labor Standard related to labor rights. Includes essays such as, "A Fair Day's Wage," "Trade Unions," "Labor Party" and others.

Background Information: Frederick Engels was a German philosopher who co-founded Marxism with Karl Marx.

People: Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: LaborReform MovementSocialismUnionsLaborWorker's rights

Sub Era: The Politics of Reform

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