Archives of the Fabian Society: Parts 2-7, 1881-1964 (inclusive), [microform].

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Fabian Society (Great Britain). Archives of the Fabian Society: Parts 2-7, 1881-1964 (inclusive), [microform].

Archives of the Fabian Society: Parts 2-7, 1881-1964 (inclusive), [microform].

Parts two-seven of the Fabian Society archives include correspondence, minutes, and lectures which document the Society's involvement with local British politics and elections, and with national political, economic, and social questions. The records also detail the prominent role the Fabian Society played in the development of social democracy, collectivism, and the welfare state.

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