Johnson, Graham Books
About the author: Graham Johnson is an Honorary Fellow in History at the University of Hull. He has taught a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, specializing in urban history and British labour history, at universities in Hull, Manchester and Humberside2002 0-7734-6947-8
The late twentieth century saw a precipitous decline in the appeal of socialism, both as a political ideology and a subject of historical enquiry. Within this context of growing criticism this work is a useful part in further developing interest in the past history and claims of the social and cooperative teachings of socialism against the private and competitive tenets of capitalism.