Reds, Rebels & Radicals by David Bell

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ISBN-13: 9781910170632

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Description

Description

A celebration of the men and women in Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire who had the courage and confidence to take on the power of the establishment. Included are a mutineer; a couple of suffragettes, one of them framed for conspiracy to murder the Prime Minister; a man who led an armed rebellion in 1817; an early Quaker who incurred the bigotry and wrath of the governor of Massachusetts; a volunteer with the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War; a woman who fought for the abolition of slavery taking on not only the slave-owners but also the gradualist approach advocated by William Wilberforce; the founder of the first newspaper in Newark, sent to prison for selling a Tom Paine pamphlet; an activist of the Windrush Generation; the Beast of Bolsover and many others.120pp

Additional information

Additional information

Weight 0.138 g
Format

Paperback

Publication Date

2019

Publisher

Five Leaves