A History of British Socialism (1919)
By M. Beer
Routledge – 2002 – 852 pages
The British countryside of the nineteenth century was the first area in the country to experience the massive transition to capitalist agriculture and capitalist industry. It was also the area that experienced the most irrevocable long-term changes to its way of life. These volumes are a study of the political thought upon the group of problems experienced as a result of this transition, as such providing an account of the development of Socialist thought in Great Britain.