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A crusade for capitalism - the economic-league, 1919-39

McIvor, A.J. (1988) A crusade for capitalism - the economic-league, 1919-39. Journal of Contemporary History, 23 (4). pp. 631-655. ISSN 0022-0094

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Abstract

This paper addresses one area where perhaps historians have been particularly remiss, namely how employers responded and organized to neutralize the growing power of labour and the penetration of socialist ideas and communist influence amongst the working class in the inter-war years.