Labour's Lost Leader: The Life and Politics of Will Crooks

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The life story of Will Crooks has a Dickensian resonance. As a working-class child, born into abject poverty, he experienced the rigours of Popular Workhouse and Poor Law school. Nearly fourty years later Crooks became Chairman of the Popular Board of Guardians, the very board that had given him shelter during his challenging early years. Crooks was a member of the Cooper's Union and Labour movement for over thirty. This significant and sometimes controversial figure has been overlooked by modern historians. Here, Paul ...

Labour's Lost Leader: The Life and Politics of Will Crooks 2013, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781780760469

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Labour's Lost Leader: The Life and Politics of Will Crooks 2007, I. B. Tauris & Company

ISBN-13: 9781845111687

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