Lecture notice for Autumn courses, sponsored by the Fabian Society, Sept. - Dec., 1891. 1891.
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Born in Dublin, Ireland, on July 26, 1856, George Bernard Shaw was the only son and third and youngest child of George Carr and Lucinda Elizabeth Gurly Shaw. Though descended from landed Irish gentry, Shaw's father was unable to sustain any more than a facade of gentility. Shaw's official education consisted of being tutored by an uncle and briefly attending Protestant and Catholic day schools. At fifteen Shaw began working as a bookkeeper in a land agent's office which required him t...
British socialist and economist. He and his wife, Beatrice, were early members of the Fabian Society. From the description of [Letter, 19]29 Feb. 9, Passfield Corner, Liphook, Hants. [to] Esther Lowenthal / Sidney Webb. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 464289622 Author and activist Sidney Webb, along with his wife Beatrice, was an influential force for social reform in Great Britain. A brilliant student, he earned a law degree and held political aspirations. He was won o...
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