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Pelling, Henry

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Works: 146 works in 978 publications in 7 languages and 17,196 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Military history  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Contributor, Other, Signer
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Most widely held works about Henry Pelling
 
Most widely held works by Henry Pelling
A short history of the Labour Party by Henry Pelling( Book )

153 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 2,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pelling and Reid provide a brief introductory account of the Labour Party from its foundation up to the choice of Tony Blair to succeed John Smith as leader of the party, and the subsequent redrafting of the party's constitution
A history of British trade unionism by Henry Pelling( Book )

168 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The current debate about industrial relations cannot be understood without a knowledge of trade-union history. Dr Pelling's book, which has for several years been a standard work on the subject, has again been revised and updated to take account of recent research and to explain the course of events up to the Thatcher years, the miner's strike and the Employment Acts. The growth of white-collar unionism and the extension of women's rights are dealt with in the concluding chapters
American labor by Henry Pelling( Book )

68 editions published between 1960 and 1976 in 6 languages and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This brief volume surveys the history of organized labor in America with a concise clarity that comes from a perceptive knowledge of the subject. Mr. Pelling, an English scholar in the fields of labor economics and politics, has limited himself to basic developments and broad interpretations, but he has slighted nothing of historic value. Thus in his description of labor in colonial times he points out that conditions in seventeenth-century America had severely restricted even the free laborer, since he had to function under English common and statute law-laws and practices "based on the needs of a hierarchical society and mercantilistic economy." From that time to the present, Pelling makes clear, the American worker had to accept the political and economic limitations of his minority status, first in a predominantly agricultural society and now in an economy in which the white-collar workers outnumber the blue."--Http://www.jstor.org (August 16, 2011)
The origins of the Labour Party, 1880-1900 by Henry Pelling( Book )

76 editions published between 1954 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winston Churchill by Henry Pelling( Book )

41 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografi om Churchill - hvilket samtidig ikke kan undgå at være en beskrivelse af Englands historie gennem en menneskealder, og af engelsk militærhistorie og krigshistorie i både Boerkrigen, 1. Verdenskrig og 2. Verdenskrig. Winston Spencer Churchill, 1874-1965, engelsk soldat, krigskorrespondent, politiker, statsmand, journalist, forfatter, historiker, maler, etc, manden der reddede England - og dermed hele den Vestlige verden under 2. Verdenskrig - en skildring af hans enestående, eventyrlige liv, levnedsløb og militære og politiske karriere. Churchill er på en måde "larger than life" og der er skrevet så umådeligt meget om ham - og af ham - bogen her fra 1974 er skrevet af en engelsk historiker og hører til de absolut bedre, den beskriver Churchills liv, og søger at skildre både den offentlige og den mere private mand, med alle hans (store) fejl og mangler og mindre heldige karakteregenskaber, men også de utroligt mange gode og positive sider "of the man who emerged from the wilderness to become one of the greatesr national leaders of all time, and who virtually saved England and the Free World as a nation from the evils of Hitler and nazism."
Modern Britain, 1885-1955 by Henry Pelling( Book )

56 editions published between 1960 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular politics and society in late Victorian Britain: essays by Henry Pelling( Book )

25 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The labour governments, 1945-51 by Henry Pelling( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, by the author of the best-seller 'Winston Churchill' , is a concise reassessment of the first postwar British Governments based upon original sources - a task not previously attempted by any scholar. While sympathetic to Labour's aims in the 1945 general election campaign - which itself receives fresh treatment - Henry Pelling exposes areas of difficulty and weakness in the Government's strategy and uncovers the doubts and hesitations of its leaders. Much of the evidence comes from official papers recently released to the Public Record Office; but the private papers of Attlee, Morrison, Bevin and Dalton, among others, have been drawn upon to add details to the story. For the first time, too, there is a study of the importance of Marshall Aid, as well as of the friction that is occassioned behind-the-scenes with the Truman Administration and the US Congress. Highly readable, this book makes a major contribution to recent history and to a better understanding of the present political and international situation
The challenge of socialism by Henry Pelling( Book )

22 editions published between 1953 and 1968 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British Communist Party; a historical profile by Henry Pelling( Book )

28 editions published between 1955 and 1975 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social geography of British elections, 1885-1910 by Henry Pelling( Book )

26 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Labour and politics, 1900-1906; a history of the Labour Representation Committee by Frank Bealey( Book )

24 editions published between 1958 and 1982 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Working class in modern British history : essays in honour of Henry Pelling by J. M Winter( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thirteen essays in this book reflect the dual character of writing about the history of the British working class. The first section focuses on the outlook, organization, and policies of the Labour movement. The second section is concerned with central aspects of the social history of the working class. Together, these essays provide striking evidence of the ways in which the experience of class has pervaded virtually every corner of this nation's public life. They also show that the mixed political record of organized Labour, its hesitations and failures as well as its struggles and successes, cannot be understood without a full appreciation of the collective and individual lives of working people outside the political arena
Britain and the Marshall Plan by Henry Pelling( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Churchill's peacetime ministry, 1951-55 by Henry Pelling( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Italian and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first study of the Churchill government of 1951-55 based on the Prime Minister's political papers (including his correspondence with President Eisenhower) and diaries and letters of Eden, Butler and other ministers. A picture emerges, not of a Government dominated by Churchill as in wartime, but of many sharp disagreements about foreign and domestic policy. But in spite of Churchill's stroke in 1953 and Eden's serious illness they emerged to win major diplomatic successes. Meanwhile Butler and Macmillan both attained leadership status
Britain and the Second World War by Henry Pelling( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and Spanish and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.M. Hyndman and British socialism by Chūshichi Tsuzuki( Book )

11 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storia del sindacalismo inglese by Henry Pelling( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panorama storico del sindacalismo americano by Henry Pelling( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Pelling by Henry Pelling( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Pelling, a British historian, is interviewed by Ross McKibbin. Some of the topics discussed include: the background of Henry Pelling, the Labour Party, British Trade Unionism, the labour aristocracy, the working class and the welfare state, the political impact of the Second World War and British elections
 
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Alternative Names
Henry Pelling British historian

Henry Pelling historien britannique

Pelling, H. M. 1920-1997

Pelling, Henry

Pelling Henry 1920-1997

Pelling, Henry Mathison

Pelling, Henry Mathison 1920-1997

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A history of British trade unionismWinston ChurchillModern Britain, 1885-1955The labour governments, 1945-51Labour and politics, 1900-1906; a history of the Labour Representation CommitteeThe Working class in modern British history : essays in honour of Henry PellingChurchill's peacetime ministry, 1951-55