Dictionary of Labour Biography: Volume X
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This long-awaited addition to the existing well established nine-volume Dictionary of Labour Biography is organised on a self-contained basis. The time-span of the tenth volume covers the period of modern industrialism, from the late eighteenth century to the present. Living people are excluded. It is intended to include anyone who was active, at any level, in the organisations and institutions of the British labour movement, as well as those who influenced the development of radical and socialist ideas. Entries are on the same pattern as those for the Dictionary of National Biography , but with many more bibliographical sources provided.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 25mm | 671g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • biography
  • 0333387848
  • 9780333387849

About Joyce M. Bellamy

DR PETER ACKERS Business School, University of Loughborough ANDREW BOYD Newtonabbey, County Antrim Dr MALCOLM CHASE Department of Continuing Education, University of Leeds DR BILL COXALL Formerly, Senior Lecturer, University of Brighton ANDY CROFT Middlesborough ALLAN CROOKHAM Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick DR MICHAEL T.DAVIS Department of History, University of Queensland ROBERT DUNCAN WEA, Scotland DR DAVID GOODWAY Department of Continuing Education, University of Leeds DR CLIVE GRIGGS Fellow, Faculty of Education, Sport and Leisure, University of Brighton ROBERT G. HALL Professor, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana DR GRAHAM JOHNSON Lecturer, Economic and Social History, University of Hull DR JEAN JONES Department of Politics, University of Wolverhampton DR JOAN KEATING Department of Politics, University of Wolverhampton PROFESSOR CLARK KIMBERLING Department of Mathematics, University of Evansville, Indiana, USA Dr J.E.M.LATHAM Richmond, Surrey PROFESSOR KEITH LAYBOURN School of Humanities, University of Huddersfield DR DETLEV MARES Institut fuer Geschichte, Technische Universitaet, Darmstadt DR DAVID MARTIN Department of History, University of Sheffield PROFESSOR K.MILLEN-PENN Division of Social Sciences, Fairmont State College, West Virginia DR KEVIN MORGAN Department of Government, University of Manchester HELEN L.ROBERTS Archives, Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull STEPHEN ROBERTS Fellow, Institute for Advanced Research in Arts and Social Sciences, University of Birmingham BRIAN SIMON Emeritus Professor, Leicester DR RICHARD STEVENS Nottingham RICHARD TEMPLE Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick DR NOEL THOMPSON Department of History, University College of Swansea, University of Wales DR ANDREW TYLECOTE School of Management, University of Sheffield ALISON WEIR London

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Table of contents

Acknowledgements Introduction: Un Peu d'Histoire Notes to Readers List of Contributors List of Abbreviations List of Bibliographies and Special Notes Biographies Consolidated List of Names in Volumes I - X General Index

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'...an unsurpassed resource for finding out a bit about the lives and thoughts of those who were active before us, and who built the ground on which we fight today. If you are able to get access to a reference library take an hour to look up the DLB. It is guaranteed that you will be fascinated and occasionally appalled, depending on whose entries you look at.' - Keith Flett, Socialist Review '...The whole work remains a monument to scholarship and the British people.' E.J. Hobsbawn, New Society

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