Huw T. Edwards: British Labour and Welsh Socialism

Huw T. Edwards: British Labour and Welsh Socialism

by Paul Ward
     
 

This book is the first full-length biography of Huw T. Edwards (1929–70), a key figure in the Welsh labor movement who was known in the 1950s as the “unofficial Prime Minister of Wales.” Paul Ward explores Edwards’s working-class origins, his growing involvement with trade unions and other political activities, and his eventual place in the

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This book is the first full-length biography of Huw T. Edwards (1929–70), a key figure in the Welsh labor movement who was known in the 1950s as the “unofficial Prime Minister of Wales.” Paul Ward explores Edwards’s working-class origins, his growing involvement with trade unions and other political activities, and his eventual place in the high reaches of the Welsh establishment, which included a role as Welsh representative to the BBC, a seat on the Welsh Tourist Board, and the presidency of the Welsh Language Society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780708323281
Publisher:
University of Wales Press
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Pages:
185
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

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