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Educate, Agitate, Organize Library Editions: Political Science Volume 59
One Hundred Years of Fabian Socialism





ISBN 9780415647373
Published September 12, 2014 by Routledge
332 Pages

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Book Description

This volume describes the way in which the Fabian Society works, the distinctive contributions of individuals to that work, the structure they have built and the methods they have evolved to facilitate their labours. Some Fabians are dedicated to shaping economic and social policies, speaking or writing about them and devising the political strategy by which they may be put into practice. The author consulted original material which was available for the first time which has augmented former descriptions of the society and placed incidents in a new setting.

Table of Contents

1. Foundation and Basis  2. Practical Work and Propoganda  3. Suburbs and the Provinces 4. Planning the Campaign for Labour  5. The Hutchinson Trust  6. Labour Representation  7. Extending the Horizon  8. Mr Wells and Reform  9. The Nursery and the Groups  10. The Woman Question  11. The Fabian Holiday  12. The Fabian Research Department  13. Evolution Not Revolution  14. Sectional Activities Between the Wars  15. Fabians and Government  16. The SSIP and the Socialist League  17. The Research Bureau and the Society  18. The Colonial and International Bureaux  19. The Home Front  20. Third Time Lucky  21. Opposition Again  22. Friendly Critics  23. One Hundred Years Old Appendix Officers of the Fabian Society

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