The Life and Times of Ernest Bevin. Volume One: Trade Union Leader, 1881-1940.

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The Life and Times of Ernest Bevin. Volume One: Trade Union Leader, 1881-1940.

By Alan Bullock
Heinemann, 1960
672 pp. $50.00
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The author of an admirable life of Hitler here turns to an infinitely more attractive subject. This first volume is confined to Bevin's career as a trade-union leader from 1910 to 1940, years in which he gained both the experience and the reputation that led to his later ministerial positions. An excellent, sympathetic, well-researched but not "official" life.

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