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Jennie Lee : a life

Author: Patricia Hollis
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Jennie Lee (1904-1988), the daughter of a Scottish miner who rose to become a pioneering woman MP. The book studies the life of the woman whose stormy political career culminated in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hollis, Patricia.
Jennie Lee.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605335374
Named Person: Jennie Lee; Aneurin Bevan; Aneurin Bevan; Jennie Lee; Jennie Lee; Aneurin Bevan; Aneurin Bevan; Jennie Lee
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Hollis
ISBN: 0198215800 9780198215806 0192881051 9780192881052
OCLC Number: 36783818
Description: xvii, 459 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Cowdenbeath Child; 2. North Lanark; 3. Frank and Nye; 4. Jennie's War; 5. 1945 and MP for Cannock; 6. 1950s: the Bevanite Struggles; 7. Life with Nye; 8. The 1960s: a Wreath for Nye; 9. Minister for the Arts: 'Money, policy, silence'; 10. University of the Air; 11. The Open University; 12. Jennie the Minister: in public and in private; 13. Twilight Years; Bibliography, Index
Responsibility: Patricia Hollis.

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