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The life and times of Sidney and Beatrice Webb : 1858-1905, the formative years

Author: Royden Harrison
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sidney and Beatrice Webb had a hand in founding many of the institutions that formed British society notably the Fabian society, the Labour Party, the London School of Economics, and "The New  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Sidney Webb; Beatrice Webb
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Royden Harrison
ISBN: 0312226411 9780312226411 0333968549 9780333968543
OCLC Number: 41284955
Description: xii, 397 p. cm.
Contents: The Man With No Inside: Sidney Webb 1859-90 --
The Shaping of a Professional Man 1859-85 --
The Prevailing Fabian 1885-90 --
The Divided Self: Beatrice Potter 1858-90 --
The Making of a Gilded Spinster 1858-85 --
From Social Investigator to Socialist 1885-90 --
Beatrice Potter versus Beatrice Webb: Towards an Autocritique --
The Early Years of the Partnership 1890-1902 --
The Formation of the Partnership 1890-2 --
The Early Work of the Partnership 1890-1905 --
Democracy and the Labour Movement 1892-8 --
Heroic Opportunism: Towards a Third Culture and Education in London 1893-1905 --
Squalid Opportunism: Fabianism and Empire 1893-1903 --
An Ideal Marriage?
Responsibility: Royden J. Harrison.
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'his undoubted masterpiece...a remarkable feat of detailed research and objective judgement.' - The Times 'Harrison's writing is masterly, without being heavy, his comment is always profound and Read more...

 
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