The Radical Left in Britain: 1931-1941

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Taylor & Francis, May 20, 1982 - Political Science - 310 pages
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The past ten years have seen a revival of interest in the recent history of theBritish labour movement, and particularly in the alleged 'lost opportunity'for a British revolution at some stage between 1900 and 1926. What isattempted here is a reassessment of the radical politics of the 1930s, adecade also mythologised in the recent past as one in which Britishintellectuals were either 'fellow-travelling' with Stalin or 'moving towardsMarxism', depending on your point of view. My concern is not centrallywith those poets, writers and scientists whose memoirs of the 'RedThirties' are readily avai.

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James Jupp is the Director of the Centre for Immigration and Multicultural Studies at the Australian National University. He was General Editor of the Bicentennial Encyclopedia of the Australian People from 1984 until its publication as The Australian People in September 1988 and of the second edition published for the Centenary of Federation in 2001. Dr Jupp has published widely on immigration and multicultural affairs and has acted as a consultant for the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Department of Immigration and other public agencies. He was a member of the Advisory Council on Multicultural Affairs, and chairman of the Review of Migrant and Multicultural Programs and Services, which presented its report Don't Settle for Less, to the Minister for Immigration in August, 1986. Formerly chairman of the ACT Multicultural Advisory Council and of the ACT Reference Group of the Bureau of Immigration, Multicultural and Population Research, he was a member of the Planning and Steering Committees for the Global Cultural Diversity conference held in Sydney in April 1995. His publications include Arrivals and Departures (1966), Ethnic Politics in Australia (1984), The Challenge of Diversity (1989), lmmigration (1991), Nations of Immigrants (1992), The Politics of Australian Immigration (1993), Exile or Refuge? (1994) and Understanding Australian Multiculturalism (1996). The second edition of Immigration was published by Oxford University Press in 1998. His study of recent immigration policy, From White Australia to Woomera, was published in 2002 and his The English in Australia in 2004, both by Cambridge University Press. Dr Jupp has held teaching posts in Political Science at the University of Melbourne, the University of York (England), the University of Waterloo (Canada) and the University of Canberra. His Doctorate of Philosophy, on the political development of Sri Lanka, was granted by the University of London in 1975 and published as Sri Lanka: Third World Dem

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