Dell, Robert, 1865-1940

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Born 1865; joined Fabian Society, 1889; received into the Roman Catholic Church, 1897; Editor, Surrey Mirror , 1892-1900; Editor, Review of the Week , 1900-1902; Acting Editor, The Connoisseur , 1902-[1906]; settled in Paris as a journalist and picture dealer, 1906, where he remained throughout the war; Paris correspondent, Manchester Guardian ; expelled from France, 1918; Foreign correspondent for the Manchester Guardian and other newspapers in Geneva, 1920-1921, Berlin, 1922-1924, Paris, 1925-1932, and Geneva, 1932-1939; his writings were controversialist from a variously Catholic modernist, socialist, pacifist and anti-fascist perspective; died in New York, 1940. Publications: Anglo-French relations: the policy of the Union of Democratic Control (Union of Democratic Control, London, 1920 ); Germany unmasked: on Germany under the National-Socialist regime (Martin Hopkinson, London, 1934); My second country, France (John Lane, London and New York, 1920); Socialism and personal liberty (Leonard Parsons, London, 1921); The Catholic Church and the social question (Catholic Press Co, London, 1899); translator of Disestablishment in France (T Fisher Unwin, London, 1906); The left bank of the Rhine (Union of Democratic Control, 1919); The Geneva racket, 1920-1939 (Robert Hale, London, 1921).

From the guide to the DELL, Robert Edward, 1865-1940, journalist, 1895-1973, (British Library of Political and Economic Science)

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associatedWith Bishop, Edmund, 1846-1917 person
associatedWith Blelloch Sylvia nee Dell fl 1900 person
associatedWith Buxton, Dorothy Frances, fl 1904-1940 person
associatedWith Cailleux, Joseph, fl 1906-1918 person
associatedWith Cecil, Edgar Algernon Robert, Gascoyne-, 1864-1958 person
associatedWith Cercle Carre corporateBody
associatedWith Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. person
associatedWith Fabian Society corporateBody
associatedWith France, Anatole, 1844-1924 person
associatedWith Frank R Rooke Ley person
associatedWith Geneva League Assembly corporateBody
associatedWith League of Nations corporateBody
associatedWith Litvinov, Maxim, 1876-1951 person
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Sheean, Diana, fl 1935-1946 person
correspondedWith Souvarine, Boris. person
associatedWith Surrey Mirror, newspaper corporateBody
associatedWith Wells, Herbert George, 1866-1946 person
associatedWith Wise, Stephen S, 1874-1949 person
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