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Aneurin Bevan: A Biography
     

Aneurin Bevan: A Biography

by Michael Foot
 

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Michael Foot's biography of Nye Bevan is one of the great political biographies of the last century. Originally published in two volumes (1962 and 1973), Faber Finds is reissuing it in the same way.

The first volume covers Bevan's life from his birth in 1897 to his entry into Atlee's Cabinet in 1945: the second

Overview

Michael Foot's biography of Nye Bevan is one of the great political biographies of the last century. Originally published in two volumes (1962 and 1973), Faber Finds is reissuing it in the same way.

The first volume covers Bevan's life from his birth in 1897 to his entry into Atlee's Cabinet in 1945: the second covers his years from 1945 to his death in 1960.

Nye Bevan, forever associated with the formation of the National Health Service, is arguably Britain's greatest socialist. This biography, written with passion and unashamed admiration, is a magnificent celebration of a great life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780571248360
Publisher:
Faber and Faber
Publication date:
01/28/2009
Pages:
546
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.22(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Foot (1913-2010) was a writer, journalist and politician, leading the Labour Party from 1980 to 1983. His numerous books range from the withering polemic Guilty Men (co-written with Peter Howard and Frank Owen) about the hapless appeasers of the 1930s to his magnificent two-volume biography of Aneurin Bevan.

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