account of the labour and socialist movement in Bristol by Samson Bryher

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Published by Bristol Labour Weekly in Bristol .

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Statementrecorded by Samson Bryher.
ContributionsBevin, Ernest, 1881-1951., Bristol Labour Weekly.
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Pagination48, 82, 11p. :
Number of Pages82
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Open LibraryOL18913848M

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Five principles were adopted. The service included the Lord's Prayer, hymns social in character. Nevertheless, the proportion of the working-class electorate voting for the Labour Party has never exceeded two-thirds, and has recently tended to be a good deal lower. I have tried to situate the history of the labour movement within the wider context of the history of the working class as a whole.

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