James Keir Hardie and British foreign policy, 1900-1915 by Andreas Glowienka

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  • Hardie, J. Keir -- 1856-1915.

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Dissertation (M.A.) - University of Warwick, 1986.

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Keir Hardie's speeches and writings (from to ) Author: James Keir Hardie: Editor: Emrys Hughes: Edition: 3: Publisher "Forward" printing and publishing company, ltd. Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Length: pages: Subjects: Labor movement Socialism Working class: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote.

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The Merthyr Borough Labour Pioneer Merthyr, Dowlais and District Not in Library. Memoir of James Keir Hardie, M.P. and. J. Keir Hardie, (born Aug. 15,Legbrannock, Lanark, Scot.—died Sept. 26,Glasgow), British labour leader, first to represent the workingman in Parliament as an Independent () and first to lead the Labour Party in the House of Commons ().

A dedicated socialist, he was also an outspoken pacifist (from the time of the South African, or Boer, War, –) and the chief. James Keir Hardie was born in Lanarkshire, Scotland on 15 Augustthe illegitimate son of a servant, Mary Keir.

His mother later married David Hardie, a carpenter. Keir Hardie was sent to. JAMES KEIR HARDIE. By J. VERNON RADCLIFFE. Originally published in Volume III of The British Labour Party () edited by Herbert Tracey. JAMES KEIR HARDIE was pre-eminently the evangelist of Socialism in Britain. He was not the founder of a political philosophy nor the creator of a new school of thought but the leader of a crusade.

When James Keir Hardie died in he was reviled by much of the political establishment but the past years have seen his reputation grow as the man who broke the mould of British.

Scottish politician James Keir Hardie addresses a crowd in a peace demonstration against the first world war, Trafalgar Square, Photograph:. Kenneth O.

Morgan, Keir Hardie; radical and socialist, Phoenix Giant Paperbacks, London (first published by Orion Books ) p. – Jonathan Hyslop, The world voyage of James Keir Hardie: Indian nationalism, Zulu insurgency and the British labour diaspora –, Journal of Global History () 1, pp.

– James Keir Hardie (15 August –26 September ) was the founder of the British Labour Party (which was founded on 27 February, ), its first leader, and its first Member ofJames Keir Hardie appeared before the UK House of Commons Select Committee on emigration and immigration.

He – as a leading socialist of Britain –. When Keir Hardie died in September one of the strongest tributes came from James Connolly in the Workers’Republic: By the death of Comrade James Keir Hardie labour has lost one of its most fearless and incorruptible champions, and the world one of its highest minded and purest souls James Keir Hardie was to the labour movement a prophetic anticipation of its own possibilities.

Recovered from a mouldy 1900-1915 book Matic cassette recorded by a secondary school for history class syllabus #ObsoleteNow #ObsoleteArchive #KeirHardie. In the final vote for the first chairman of the Parliamentary Labour Party Keir Hardie beat David Shackleton by one vote.

The post rotated and after Hardie,the next two chairmen were trade unionists, Arthur Henderson, and George Barnes (),before James Ramsay MacDonald, James Keir Hardie (15 August – 26 September ) was a Scottish socialist and labour leader, and was the first independent labour Member of Parliament (MPs) in the UK Parliament, seven years before the start of the Labour Party.

He was born in Newhouse, worked as a coal miner, but his bosses stopped him from working when he made a union. Early life. James Keir Hardie was born 15 August in a one-roomed cottage on the western edge of Newhouse, North Lanarkshire, near Holytown, a small town close to Motherwell in mother, Mary Keir, was a domestic servant and his father, David Hardie, was a ship's carpenter.

[1] The growing family soon moved to the shipbuilding burgh of Govan near Glasgow, where they made a life. James Keir Hardie, originally James Kerr, was the son of Mary Kerr, a Scottish farm servant. His father was probably William Aitken, a miner from Holytown, but Mary Kerr brought up her son alone before meeting David Hardie, a former ship’s carpenter, who she married in   When he was two, the little boy became James Keir Hardie after his mother married David Hardie, a ship’s carpenter.

More children followed and the family lived in Glasgow, where David Hardie worked in the shipyards, but an accident kept him off work for months and then there was a long strike in and he was laid off.

Keir Hardy worked in the coal mines from the age of 10 and by the age of 20 was a skilled practical miner. As a caring Christian evangelist, Keir Hardy learned the art of preaching. This gave him the confidence for public speaking and his fellow miners saw him as someone who could confidently speak up on their behalf.

James Keir Hardie. James Keir Hardie the illegitimate son of Mary Keir, a servant from Legbrannock, near Holytown, Lanarkshire, Scotland, was born on 15th August, It is possible that his father was William Aitkin, a miner. Three years later Mary married David Hardie, a ship's carpenter from Falkirk.

After this date he was known as James. James Keir Hardie Mr Hardie was () the founder of the Independent Labour Party, which in turn helped establish what became the Labour Party thirteen years later.

Hardie. James Keir Hardie was Great Britain’s first Labour Party representative in Parliament. He was born on Aug in Newhouse, Scotland. His family was extremely poor, and Hardie had to work even as a child, taking a job in a coal mine when he was just.

HARDIE, James Keir, British politician and labor leader: b. Scotland, ; d. Glasgow, 26 Sept. He worked in a coal mine as a boy tillwhen he was elected secretary of the Lanarkshire Miners' Union.

From that period be devoted himself to political and labor agitation. James Keir Hardie (15 August – 26 September ) was a Scottish socialist, politician, and trade was the founder of the Labour Party, the first Leader of the Labour Party and the first ever Labour Member of Parliament.

Hardie started work at the age of seven, but was rigorously educated at home by his parents, and later attended night school.

He was the son of Mary Keir, a farm servant living in the small mining village of Laighbrannock (or Legbrannock) near Holytown in the Lanarkshire coalfield. On 15 August James was born here in an earth-floored, one- roomed cottage that had vanished long before his death; the site is now occupied by a cottage in the grounds of an ugly.

Further Reading on James Keir Hardie. The earliest biography of Hardie is William Stewart, J. Keir Hardie (; new ed. It was followed by David Lowe, From Pit to Parliament: The Story of the Early Life of James Keir Hardie (); Hamilton Fyfe, Keir Hardie (); and Emrys Hughes, Keir Hardie ().

Hardie's role in the Independent Labour party is treated by Henry Pelling in The. Keir Hardie was the founder of the Labour Party, a pioneer trade unionist, a tireless campaigner for women's rights, and the first working man ever to be elected to Parliament.

As a key text for the first generation of Labour Party activists, From Serfdom to Socialism stands both as a founding document of the Labour Party and as the fullest.

The title of the article was Patriotism Measured in Millions. Therein he traced the growth of the Imperialist idea in British foreign policy, synchronising with the growth of capital investments in the colonies and in foreign countries, and, in order to show to what this had led, he quoted Lloyd George s reply to a question, on March 13th.

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Lord Morgan said Hardie's views on India had made him an unpopular figure back in Britain. He added: "He wrote a little book on his visit which appeared in - India Impressions and Suggestions.

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We are very appreciated with any contribution to make a better and more exactly biography of James Keir Hardie by give us information about James Keir Hardie such as James Keir Hardie bio, James Keir Hardie news, James Keir Hardie photos, James. I was born 15 August in a one-roomed cottage on the western edge of Newhouse, North Lanarkshire, near Holytown, a small town close to Motherwell in Scotland.

My mother, Mary Keir, was a domestic servant and his father, David Hardie, was a ship's carpenter. James Keir Hardie, the founder of the Labour Party was born on the 15th August in Newhouse, Scotland.

He became an important Scottish politician, a pioneer of socialism in the United Kingdom and an influential trade unionist. He was a crucial political figure who became the first Labour Member. The government report though critical of the Guardians, did not result in a change of policy and eventually the authorities decided not to take action against them.

This increased Lansbury's status within the Party. Inhe was eventually elected to Parliament as a Labour MP and along with Keir Hardie led the campaign for women's votes.

Early life. James Keir Hardie was born on 15 August in a two-roomed cottage on the western edge of Newhouse, North Lanarkshire, near Holytown, a small town close to Motherwell in Scotland.

His mother, Mary Keir, was a domestic servant and his stepfather, David Hardie, was a ship's carpenter. (He had little or no contact with his natural father, a Lanarkshire miner named William Aitken.). James Keir Hardie senior ** ‘ was a Scottish socialist and labour leader, and was the first Independent Labour Member of Parliament elected to the Parliament of the United is regarded as one of the primary founders of the Independent Labour Party as well as the Labour Party of which it later was a part ’.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stewart, William, J. Keir Hardie. London: Independent Labour Party Publication Dept., America the vincible. A brief inquiry, written with much anxiety and some anger, dealing with matters of foreign policy, seeking probable sources of our peril and causes of our fears, as well as the suggestion of possible ways by which we might, while enduring the stern trial, hold hope, tempered by reason, to live in freedom more profound & peace less precarious by Emmet John Hughes (Book).

James Ramsay MacDonald FRS (né James McDonald Ramsay; 12 October – 9 November ) was a British politician who was the first Labour Party member to become Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, leading minority Labour governments for nine months in and then from –From tohe headed a National Government dominated by the Conservative Party and supported .

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