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Between empire and revolution [electronic resource] : a life of Sidney Bunting, 1873-1936 /
by Allison Drew.
imprint
London : Pickering & Chatto, 2007.
description
294 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1851968938 (hard), 9781851968930 (hard)
format(s)
Book
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series title
imprint
London : Pickering & Chatto, 2007.
isbn
1851968938 (hard)
9781851968930 (hard)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
11348102
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-280) and index.
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Reviews
Review Quotes
'Allison Drew has written an unbelievably detailed chronicle of Sindey's life. It is an engaging life of an outstanding personality.'
'a painstakingly researched account of Bunting's family background and life, filled with information drawn from a wide range of mainly documentary sources'
'Drew's excellent biography of Bunting captures the extraordinary paradoxes of his life ... superbly researched and beautifully written.'
'Unquestionably this very readable volume will remain the authoritative scholarly study of Sidney Percival Bunting, one of South Africa's most remarkable communist pioneers.'
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Summaries
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A scholarly biography of Sidney Bunting. Bunting's life offers a unique perspective on the British Empire, illustrating the complex social networks and values that were carried across the world in the name of empire. He was a founding member of the South African Communist Party and campaigned for black emancipation.
Description for Reader
Empire Studies, South African Studies and the History of Communism
Table of Contents
Introduction
To save souls
God and Gladstone
A classical boy
Imperial university
Fighting for empire
An Englishman in Johannesburg
A new gospel
The star in the East
The earth is the workers'
Fighting against empire
For a native republic
Into the wilderness
Falling from grace
A weary soul
Conclusion
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