Archive for February, 2012

15
Feb
12

reminder about Jerry White meeting

Socialist History Society Meeting

Wednesday 22 February (7pm)

Jerry White speaks on

Aspects of Popular Protest – Riots and the Law in 18th Century London.

Venue: Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2. Admission free.

Information about the SHS

http://www.socialisthistorysociety.co.uk/news.htm

About The Speaker

Jerry White is a leading social historian of London, a former student of Raphael Samuel and has long been associated with the History Workshop movement. His interests are in the history of working class Londoners which he has explored through oral history among other sources.

His Main Publications

Rothschild Buildings: Life in an East End Tenement Block 1887-1920, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1980 (winner of Jewish Chronicle non-fiction book prize, 1980; republished with new introduction by Pimlico, 2003)

The Worst Street in North London: Campbell Bunk, Islington, Between the Wars, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1986 (republished as Campbell Bunk: The Worst Street in North London Between the Wars, with new introduction by Pimlico, 2003)

London in the Twentieth Century: A City and Its People, Viking, 2001 (winner of the Wolfson History Prize, 2001, reprinted with new introduction, Vintage, 2008)

London in the Nineteenth Century: ‘A Human Awful Wonder of God’, Jonathan Cape, 2007 (paperback edn. Vintage, 2008)

For further information

http://www.jerrywhite.co.uk/books.html

01
Feb
12

FROM RADICALISM TO SOCIALISM

From Radicalism to Socialism: Working Class politics in London 1860-1900
A talk in the Aspects of Popular Protest series organised by the Socialist History Society
7pm, 13th March 2012
Duncan Bowie
(Chartist magazine)
Venue: Bishopsgate Institute, Liverpool St
FREE. All welcome.




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