Raphael Samuel and People’s History

A look at the work of socialist historian Raphael Samuel and the History Workshop movement.
2pm, Saturday, 1st June 2024 
Speakers
John Merrick, editor, Workshop of the World: Essays in People’s History by Raphael Samuel (Verso)
And
Anna Davin, socialist feminist historian and author of Growing Up Poor, among other works, who was part of the History Workshop and a founder editor of its journal.
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Horatio Bottomley and the Far Right Before Fascism

Socialist History Society meeting

Horatio Bottomley grew up in a prominent secularist family, knew Bradlaugh and Holyoake from a young age, before making his own career as a newspaper proprietor. He became an anti-socialist Liberal, a war-time champion of anti-German riots, and finally a leading figure in the post-1918 far right. Read on ...