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Beatrice Webb: Woman of Conflict ePub download

by Carole Seymour-Jones

  • Author: Carole Seymour-Jones
  • ISBN: 0850318289
  • ISBN13: 978-0850318289
  • ePub: 1191 kb | FB2: 1138 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Europe
  • Publisher: Allison & Busby; First Edition edition (February 20, 1992)
  • Pages: 370
  • Rating: 4.3/5
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Beatrice Webb: Woman of Conflict ePub download

In her evangelical crusade for a more just society, Beatrice Webb (1858-1943) suppressed the emotional and feminine elements in her personality, as this exemplary biography reveals.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. In her evangelical crusade for a more just society, Beatrice Webb (1858-1943) suppressed the emotional and feminine elements in her personality, as this exemplary biography reveals. A railway magnate's daugther, she renounced her sexual passion for charismatic, male-chauvinist politician Joseph Chamberlain, the great love of her life. In an act of class rebellion, she married a Cockney hairdresser's son, Sidney Webb, whom she found physically repulsive.

In this fine and sensitive new biography, Carole Seymour-Jones uncovers the brilliant and beautiful woman who renounced social position to fight for workers and slum dwellers in ury London; who chose socialism over love and motherhood when she married Sidney Webb; who with Shaw was a founder of Fabian social reform; and who with her husband applauded Soviet communism in.

Carole Seymour-Jones studied history at Oxford and was first drawn to Beatrice Webb through her diaries and letters, many of which appear for the first time in this book.

Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения. Carole Seymour-Jones studied history at Oxford and was first drawn to Beatrice Webb through her diaries and letters, many of which appear for the first time in this book. Ms. Seymour-Jones lives and writes in England.

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Beatrice Webb was born in 1858 into a wealthy and privileged family. However, she renounced society life to fight for the "people of the abyss", venturing in disguise into the slums of the East End, and challenging Lloyd George in a campaign to abolish the workhouse. Socialism became a secular religion for Beatrice, with her passionate and emotional nature devoted to its cause.

It seemed unlikely that Beatrice Webb (nÇe Potter: 1858-1943)- -the eighth of nine daughters in a wealthy . A & of the Victorian ideal, according to fellow British writer Seymour-Jones, Webb's success was personally costly.

It seemed unlikely that Beatrice Webb (nÇe Potter: 1858-1943)- -the eighth of nine daughters in a wealthy Victorian family-would develop into a political scientist and marry homely, impoverished Sidney Webb, with whom she founded the London School of Economics and The New Statesman. A & of the Victorian ideal, according to fellow British writer Seymour-Jones, Webb's success was personally costly

She was, George Bernard Shaw wrote, a great citizen, a great civilizer, and a great investigator.

She was, George Bernard Shaw wrote, a great citizen, a great civilizer, and a great investigator.

Carole Seymour-Jones obituary. Biographer whose subjects included Beatrice Webb, Simone de Beauvoir and Vivienne Eliot. Her first book, Beatrice Webb: A Life (1992), later subtitled Woman of Conflict, told the story of the Fabian social worker and co-operative economist, with fresh revelations about her private emotions. Everyone knew of Beatrice’s marriage and partnership with Sidney Webb, but her passion for Joseph Chamberlain provided Seymour-Jones with far less familiar material. Her next book was Journey of Faith: The History of the World YWCA 1945-1994.

SIDELIGHTS: Carole Seymour-Jones has written books for younger . In England, the book is subtitled A Woman of Conflict, and Webb certainly was.

SIDELIGHTS: Carole Seymour-Jones has written books for younger readers, particularly two for New Discovery's "Past and Present" series. In Refugees, Seymour-Jones traces the histories of groups that include the Israelis in their flight from Egypt and the Cherokee who were displaced on the Trail of Tears. She also wrote Homelessness for the series. Seymour-Jones's biography Beatrice Webb: A Life was called "a lively introduction to one of the most articulate and influential women in modern British history" by Washington Post Book World contributor Seth Koven.

Carole Veronica Gillian Seymour-Jones (3 March 1943 – 23 May 2015) was a Welsh writer. Seymour-Jones was born in Towyn, north-west Wales, the daughter of a prominent surgeon, but was raised in Southsea. She studied history at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, but left after her first year, under family pressure, to marry the stockbroker Robert Bigland. She completed her history degree with the Open University, while raising four children, and gained her master's degree at Sussex University.

Beatrice Webb was born in 1858 into a wealthy and privileged family. However, she renounced society life to fight for the "people of the abyss", venturing in disguise into the slums of the East End, and challenging Lloyd George in a campaign to abolish the workhouse. Socialism became a secular religion for Beatrice, with her passionate and emotional nature devoted to its cause. Longing to become a mother, she gave up the one man she loved, Joseph Chamberlain the dazzling leader of the radicals, to marry Sidney Webb, a Cockney hairdresser's son, in a brave act of class rebellion.