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Webb [née Potter], (Martha) Beatrice (1858–1943), social reformer and diarist; Also including Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield (1859–1947)

Davis, John (2004) Webb [née Potter], (Martha) Beatrice (1858–1943), social reformer and diarist; Also including Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield (1859–1947). In: Oxford dictionary of national biography. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

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Abstract

An online combination of the DNB entries for Beatrice and Sidney Webb. Contents: Beatrice Potter's early life; Emotional upheaval; Beatrice and feminism; Social observation and socialism; Sidney Webb's early life; Sidney's intellectual evolution; The early partnership; Sidney and London politics; The intellectual partnership; Expertise and efficiency; The Grosvenor Road salon; Educational reform; The poor-law commission and the minority report; The Far Eastern tour, 1911–1912; The Webbs embrace Labour; War and the Webbs; The Labour Party constitution and programme; Post-war writings; Sidney's return to public life; Sidney's ministerial career; A new civilization?; The Russian trips; Final years; Conclusion; References.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CT Biography
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Date Deposited: 09 May 2017 11:36
Last Modified: 09 May 2017 11:36
URI: http://webbs.library.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/887

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