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Author Holyoake, George Jacob, 1817-1906.

Title Self-help by the people : history of co-operation in Rochdale / by George Jacob Holyoake
Edition Fifth edition
Published London : Holyoake & Co., [1859]


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 ADPML SPPAM  097 Plv/Ncm  no.611  LIB USE ONLY
Description 72 pages ; 19 cm
Contents Ch. I. The first efforts, and the kind of people who made them -- Ch. II. Appointment of a deputation to the masters - great debate in the flannel weavers parliament -- Ch. III. The doffers appear at the opening day - moral buying as well as moral selling -- Ch. IV. The society tried by two well-know difficulties - prejudice and sectarianism -- Ch. V. Enemies within and enemies without, and how they all were conquered -- Ch. VI. The great flour mill panic -- Ch. VII. Successive steps of success - the Rochdale store on a Saturday night -- Ch. VIII. Anecdotes of the members - the working-class stand by the store, and they 'know the reason why' -- Ch. IX. Rules and aims of the society -- Ch. X. The old co-operators - why they failed. The new co-operators - why they succeed -- Ch. XI. A supplementary chapter of illustrative papers and notes
Subject Rochdale Equitable Pioneers' Society -- History.
Cooperation -- Great Britain.
Cooperative societies -- Great Britain.
Rochdale system.
United Kingdom -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.
Other Titles History of the Rochdale equitable pioneers
History of co-operation in Rochdale