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By Russell Freedman

ISBN-10: 0547385625

ISBN-13: 9780547385624

From the writer of Lincoln: A Photobiography, comes a clear-sighted, conscientiously researched account of 2 strangely parallel lives and the way they intersected at a severe second in U.S. heritage. Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass have been either selftaught, either nice readers and believers within the significance of literacy, either males born bad who via their very own efforts reached positions of strength and prominence—Lincoln as president of the us and Douglass because the most famed and influential African American of his time. although their conferences have been few and short, their trade of principles helped to finish the Civil battle, reunite the country, and abolish slavery.

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8. Public Record Office, Kew (hereafter PRO) MAF/60/515, 30 November 1925 and minutes of a meeting with fascist leaders, 7 December 1925. 9. A. Mason, ‘The Government and the General Strike’, International Review of Social History, XIV, 1969, pp. 18–20; P. Renshaw, The General Strike (London: Eyre Methuen, 1975), p. 133. 10. B. Storm-Farr, The Development and Impact of Right Wing Politics in Britain 1903–1932 (New York: Garland, 1987), pp. 58–60; D. Baker, ‘Extreme’, p. 19. 11. G. Webber, ‘Intolerance and Discretion: Conservatives and British Fascism, 1918–1926’, in T.

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Nevertheless, this amorphous notion held enormous emotional significance for those using it, in the sense that they firmly believed that the community was a central entity in the social order, that it had immense moral weight and that it was in its very nature ‘good’. In the circumstances of the coal emergency many using the term believed, genuinely, that the organised industrial action proposed in 1925 and 1926 was a serious threat and that socialists were a danger to the community, while the fascists were its defenders.

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