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Author: POLLITT, HARRY Title: Serving My Time: An Apprenticeship to Politics
Description: London: Lawrence & Wishart Ltd, 1950. Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Reprint. sm.8vo (c.7 1/4" x 5") orig.wraps. sl.worn. cover split along front outer hinge. ragged at top & tail spine. v.sl.marked. eps & pegs sl.foxed, o/w internally vg. 292pp "These reminiscences of childhood and early manhood are a valuable contribution to the history of the working-class movement in Great Britain. From the time when he started work as a boiler maker in Gorton, Pollitt has played an active role in the Trade Union and Labour Movement, and he is known to thousands of people in every walk of life for his dynamic energy and unswerving courage. He writes as he speaks, forcefully and with humour, and this account of his life up to 1929, when he became Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain, is intersting, not only as political history, but as a revelation of an outstanding personality.". Fair .
Keywords: Politics. Biography. British. Labour Movement. Trade Union Movement.
Price: GBP 10.00 = appr. US$ 14.28 Seller: Hay on Wye Promotions Ltd
- Book number: 003929