Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Last English Revolutionary by Hugh Purcell

1940 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'.

Buy Last English Revolutionary by Hugh Purcell from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780750930802
ISBN-10: 0750930802
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Last English Revolutionary by Hugh Purcell

Book Reviews - Last English Revolutionary by Hugh Purcell

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Last English Revolutionary book by Hugh Purcell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

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.

Books By Hugh Purcell

Very Private Celebrity by Hugh Purcell
Hardback, June 2015
After the Raj by Hugh Purcell
Paperback, January 2011
Maharajah of Bikaner by Hugh Purcell
Hardback, September 2010
Lloyd George by Hugh Purcell
Paperback, September 2006