History of the Homeland - Henry HamiltonGeorge Allen and Unwin. Book Cond, 1947, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good - in Poor DJ. Unlaminated DJ a little edgeworn and faded with loss at head and tail of the spine. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Spine heavily faded. Pages lightly age-tanned.
Primers for the Age of Plenty No. 4. The aim of this book is to deal with the history of some of the things that matter most to people to-day. It deals with Human Needs. There are chapters on the Land, on Food, on Dress, on Health. It records the Rise of Capitalism in Britain and America. There are chapters on Money, Commerce, the Specialist in British Society, the Labour Movement, the Place of Women in society and communications. It also deals with the British Empire, its Beginnings, the Growth of the Dominions, and economic Imperialism in Africa, Slavery and the Employment of Native Labour. It recalls the story of Government, Social Security, Education, and the struggle for Freedom of Thought and Freedom of Person. Fold-out plan to the rear pastedown.