Labour's Lost Leader: The Life and Politics of Will Crooks

Labour's Lost Leader: The Life and Politics of Will Crooks

by Paul Tyler
     
 

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The significant and sometimes controversial figure, Will Crooks, who became the Chairman of the Popular Board of Guardians and a leading pioneer of the trade union and labour movement, has been overlooked by modern historians. Here Paul Tyler presents a groundbreaking political biography of a significant Labour figure at both a local and national level and an…  See more details below

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The significant and sometimes controversial figure, Will Crooks, who became the Chairman of the Popular Board of Guardians and a leading pioneer of the trade union and labour movement, has been overlooked by modern historians. Here Paul Tyler presents a groundbreaking political biography of a significant Labour figure at both a local and national level and an important reinterpretation of the early trade union and labour movement from the 1880s to the 1920s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780760469
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
04/15/2013
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author


Paul F. Tyler is Postdoctoral Fellow at the Working Lives Research Institute, London Metropolitan University.

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