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Red Ellen

The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, Socialist, Feminist, Internationalist

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$31.00 • £24.95 • €28.00

ISBN 9780674971523

Publication Date: 10/10/2016

Academic Trade

568 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

30 halftones


  • Introduction
  • 1. The Only Girl Who Talks in School Debates
  • 2. Ellen’s Great War
  • 3. On the Road to Radicalization
  • 4. From Ireland to Russia
  • 5. A Woman Candidate with Communistic Views
  • 6. The Mighty Atom Bursts into Parliament
  • 7. Nine Days That (Almost) Shook the World
  • 8. No Longer Upsetting the Apple Cart
  • 9. Out of Parliament
  • 10. On the International Stage
  • 11. A Fight for Humanity Itself
  • 12. Pursuing Social Justice in Britain and Beyond
  • 13. The Anti-Fascist Tribune
  • 14. Ellen Is Now a Minister
  • 15. Reforming Education
  • 16. Death of a Good Comrade
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index

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