chapter  7
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Notes on three socialisms - collectivism, statism and associationism - mainly in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century Britain

Theworldisgoingyourwayatpresent,Webb, butitisnottherightwayintheend. WilliamMorris,talkingtoSidneyWebbin1895,quotedinR.Page Arnot,WilliamMorris:TheManandtheMyth,London,Lawrence&

Wishart,1964

Revolutionisnotathingyoucanletothersdoforyou MauKaiYey,talkingtoJanMyrdal,ReportfromaChineseVillage,

Harmondsworth,Penguin,1967

To use a distinction made by R. H. Tawney, the reach of these notes will exceed their grasp. Such excess, I comfort myself, is a necessary part of socialist construction.