The Last English Revolutionary
Tom Wintringham 1898-1949
By (author) Hugh Purcell
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Last English Revolutionary by Hugh Purcell
Book Description1940 was Wintringham's finest hour. Inspired by his Spanish experience of a popular front (an alliance of all left-wing parties) he campaigned for a Home Guard and originated an extraordinary guerrilla training school at Osterley Park. Known as the Red Revolutionary, Wintringham was a household name through his campaigning journalism, his broadcasts on the Brains Trust and his popular books. Like his friend George Orwell he was a revolutionary patriot who believed that a social revolution was necessary to defeat the Nazis; his slogan was 'a people's war for a people's peace'.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750930802
(240mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Hugh Purcell
Last English Revolutionary, Paperback (April 2012)
Drawing on his political and fighting experience in the Spanish Civil War, Tom Wintringham wrote the best-seller "New Ways of War": 'a do-it-yourself guide to killing people' but also a highly subversive call for a socialist revolution. He called for 'a People's war' and the phrase stuck. This book tells his story.
After the Raj, Paperback (January 2011)
This is the story of the very last of the stayers-on. Through their eyes we see how the legacy has withered over the years but, with their help, also how it has evolved in a new millennium.
Maharajah of Bikaner, Hardback (September 2010)» View all books by Hugh Purcell
The story of the Indian soldiery in the Great War needs a new telling and one important chapter of it will be about the Maharajah of Bikaner: Dashing, autocratic and a formidable public speaker, commander his own camel corps, he fought on the Western Front and in Egypt, became the first Indian general in the British Indian army.
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Author Biography - Hugh Purcell
Hugh Purcell is a writer and film-maker who has made more than 30 historical documentaries which have been broadcast worldwide. His books include The Spanish Civil War(a National Book Club Book of the Year), Fascism and Revolutionary War.
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