"This cross-national comparative labor history examines the movement's attitudes toward class, race, and politics in Britain, Australia, and the United States during the era of New Imperialism, 1880u1914. Teasing out similarities and considering peculiarities among nations, this research explores co
Introduction - Labour in an International Context. - Chapter One: The Rule of Class and the Power of Race: Socialist Attitudes to Class, Race and Empire. - Chapter Two: Transatlantic Connections and America 'Peculiarities': Labour Politics in the USA and Britain. - Chapter Three: The Australian 'Workman's Paradise' in Comparative Perspective. - Conclusion: Summary of key themes and findings, especially labour's inclusive and exclusive approaches to class and race. Plus the implications of these approaches for the role of labour in today's globalised world.