The Best of Benn by Tony Benn

The Best of Benn by Tony Benn

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Tony Benn was one of the twentieth century's most charismatic politicians. This book showcases his powers of original thinking and communication over seven decades. It brings together Tony Benn's electrifying speeches, thoughtful journalism and passionate advocacy of often unconventional causes.

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Tony Benn was one of the twentieth century's most charismatic politicians. The Best of Benn showcases his powers of original thinking and communication over seven decades. From 'the baby of the house' to a retired widower, he was a consistently radical campaigning voice on issues such as the death penalty, the case against the European Union, opposition to war and support of workers' rights. This volume brings together Tony Benn's electrifying speeches, thoughtful journalism and passionate advocacy of often unconventional causes. "Tony Benn belongs in the great tradition of English revolutionaries - a passionate radical destined to be loved in popular memory for his defence of democracy and freedom." (Guardian). "He had the facility to reach across generations and re-energise the debate about what should and should not constitute the common good." (Observer).

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SKU GOR006187963
Title The Best of Benn
Author By (author) Tony Benn
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Cornerstone
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 272
ISBN 10 009195892X
ISBN 13 9780091958923
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

Tony Benn was one of the twentieth century's most charismatic politicians. The Best of Benn showcases his powers of original thinking and communication over seven decades. From 'the baby of the house' to a retired widower, he was a consistently radical campaigning voice on issues such as the death penalty, the case against the European Union, opposition to war and support of workers' rights. This volume brings together Tony Benn's electrifying speeches, thoughtful journalism and passionate advocacy of often unconventional causes. "Tony Benn belongs in the great tradition of English revolutionaries - a passionate radical destined to be loved in popular memory for his defence of democracy and freedom." (Guardian). "He had the facility to reach across generations and re-energise the debate about what should and should not constitute the common good." (Observer).
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR006187963
Title The Best of Benn
Author By (author) Tony Benn
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Cornerstone
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 272
ISBN 10 009195892X
ISBN 13 9780091958923
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.