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English Radicalism in the Twentieth Century: A Distinctive Politics?

Richard Taylor


English radicalism has been a deep-rooted but minority tradition in the political culture since at least the seventeenth century. The central aim of this book is to examine, in historical and political context, a range of key events and individuals that exemplify English radicalism in the twentieth century. This analysis is preceded by defining precisely what has constituted this tradition; and by the main outline of the development of the tradition from the Civil War to the end of the nineteenth century. Three of the main currents of English radicalism in the twentieth century have been the l ... More

Keywords: radical, agency, extra-parliamentary, case studies, ‘Englishness’

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781784993191
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.7765/9781526151308


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Taylor, author
Wolfson College, University of Cambridge