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Beatrice Webb, 1858-1943

Tawney, Richard Henry (1943) Beatrice Webb, 1858-1943. Proceedings of the British Academy, 29. pp. 285-311. ISSN 0068-1202

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Abstract

"The death of Mrs. Webb on 30 April 1943 deprived the Academy of a distinguished member, whose contributions to the worlds of thought and affairs remain of permanent importance. ... At once student and reformer, historian, economist and pamphleteer, an experienced observer of politics and the joint author of books which opened a new chapter in English sociology, she drove, without flagging or or losing sight of her goal, several horses abreast, and her achievements are too diverse to be easily summarized." R. H. Tawney, p.285.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Includes a photographic portrait of Beatrice Webb by George Bernard Shaw. This obituary was also reprinted in R. H. Tawney (1953) 'The attack and other papers', pp. 101-128.
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CT Biography
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2012 11:48
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2017 13:49
URI: http://webbs.library.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/575

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