This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 Excerpt: ...Branches of trade of which England had once practically a monopoly are now carried on extensively in various parts of the Continent, where ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 Excerpt: ...Branches of trade of which England had once practically a monopoly are now carried on extensively in various parts of the Continent, where labour is cheaper than here. Some of the more thoughtful among English artisans have of late years come to see that strikes, even when successful for the time being, have proved ultimately detrimental to the interests of labour in this country. English manufacturers tendering for contracts, in the face of wages forced from them by strikes, were cut out by foreigners; and worse still, in some instances English capitalists, after being engaged in contests with labour, have established factories abroad, and employed foreign labour to produce the same goods they had previously done at home. It is in connection with these matters that the English work men are so eager to extinguish international rivalries, so willing to do their part in sinking them. Knowing that to bring about a common good feeling, conjoint action, and a fusion of interests among the working classes throughout the world, was a chief object of the Commune; that some of the leaders of the Commune were also leading men in the Workmen's International Association; knowing this, they sympathised very heartily with them on that point, and wished for their success as a means to-that end. The general idea of the English working classes with regard to the Communist rising was, however, something like this: when the war with Germany was over, there was the royalty of Germany safe in person and covered with glory; while the ex-Emperor of the French, though defeated, was still in a position to live in luxurious ease, and still evincing a desire to thrust himself upon the French nation again. The people of that nation at large had borne the bulk of the bitter suffering o...
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Good. 1969 Hardcover New issue of 1873 ed. viii, 392 p. Former Library book. Reprint of the 1873 ed. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
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