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Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. Great Britain after the war - Image 60. 1916. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 20, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2338/show/2313.

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Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. (1916). Great Britain after the war - Image 60. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2338/show/2313

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Title Great Britain after the war
Alternative Title Great Britain after the war, by Sidney Webb and Arnold Freeman; being facts and figures, quotations and queries, suggestions and forecasts, designed to help individual inquirers and study circles in considering what will happen after war with regard to trade, employment, wages, prices, trade unionism, co-operation, women's labour, foreign commerce, the railways, the coal supply, education, taxation, etc. Dedicated to the Workers' educational association
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947
Publisher G. Allen and Unwin
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • London
Date 1916
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Economic policy
  • Economics
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • United Kingdom
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 80 pages; 22 cm.
Original Item Location HC256.2.P27
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8302906~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript 58 GREAT BRITAIN AFTER THE WAR. increasing the use of machinery (e.g., by adapting to peace purposes the thousands of new lathes introduced during the war): of making far greater use than in the past of scientific research and "ideas " ; of production on a still larger scale, culminating in amalgamations, trusts and monopolies, with all the economies they can effect; of more efficient organisation inside the factory, and in securing raw materials and distributing the products; of stopping the absurd waste of competitive advertising and of distribution through a whole hierarchy of middlemen ■ of improved education and administration so as to secure that able men rapidly and automatically win the positions of responsibility ; of increased association of the workers in the adminis tration of the factory, and in its production, in order to enlist their interest, avoid stoppages, etc. 3. The Duty of the State. ''I believe that out of the ruins of the nineteenth-centurv system of private capitalism this war has smashed for ever there will arise there does even now arise, in this strange scaffolding of national munition factories and hastily nationalised public services, the framework of a new economic and social order based upon national ownership and national ser V1CZ k W* • NominalIy [in fifteen or twSity years' timel it will be little more of a Socialist State than it is to-dav but 2. a matter of fact, the ships, the railways, the coaI and meta supply the great metal industries, much enginee?mg and mos agriculture, will be more or less completely undef colleSi?ve ownership, and certainly very completely7 und^• co ect ve control. (H. G. Wells : " What is Coming.'') C01lectlve Can the State afford to allow such economies in production and such power of taxing the cnmnmor ™ Z. production,. can effect" without itself ^A^S^^T^7 and K In order to make scientific researchanoTn£nS StS Jul in industry, can we for the future rely upon " what enter" prise may chance to enter the min/lo it ■ .1 profit? "Can we get the clean cS ?,1 \ T*. ^ pUrsmt of trade except by Stfte Control of foE ^T^*1 *0 ProsPe™& loans? Can we lessen the 'rod S Testn?eDt a°d Stat* essentials as "drink " (nonTntoxStiL I n C°Stly n°n" ing), tobacco, yachts, inLr^^SS™^" "J0*"**; also of shoddy clothes, " bivSl ^mg etc mid houses, unwholesome food-stuffs e^^n^9018' ^J^ duction of such urcrentlv needS\ZT' ' d lncrease the pro- ings, except by Stata b'te^ beli ef power (coal, heat, light, eleJi^l^^^ A