The Co-operative Movement and Communities in Britain, 1914-1960: Minding Their Own Business

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2010 - History - 251 pages
This volume reassesses the impact of the co-operative movement on various communities in Britain during the period 1914-1960, providing a comprehensive account of the grass roots influence of co-operatives during war and peace.
 

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Contents

Cooperative Retail Societies and the Community
23
The Ideology behind the Shop Front
45
The SocialCultural Milieu of the Cooperative Movement
73
the Educational Work
101
Protecting the Consumer
133
The Cooperative Movement and Political Action
155
Workers and Consumers in Partnership? The Cooperative
181
Conclusion
209
Bibliography
223
Index
243
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Nicole Robertson is Lecturer in History at Northumbria University and previously held the R. H. Tawney Fellowship awarded by the Economic History Society/Institute of Historical Research. She was at the University of Nottingham during this Fellowship.

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