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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists By Robert Tressell
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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists was one of the most influential political works of the 20th Century. Published in 1914, following the author's death in the lead up to the First World War, it was... More > widely circulated amongst British troops during the Second World War and is credited with playing a major role in Labour's landslide victory in 1945. With the forces of neo-liberalism intent on rolling back the Welfare State and reversing all the gains made by working people since its first publication it remains an inspiring read. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, Salford.< Less
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists By Robert Tressell
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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists was one of the most influential political works of the 20th Century. Published in 1914, following the author's death in the lead up to the First World War, it... More > was widely circulated amongst British troops during the Second World War and is credited with playing a major role in Labour's landslide victory in 1945. With the forces of neo-liberalism intent on rolling back the Welfare State and reversing all the gains made by working people since its first publication it remains an inspiring read. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent,Salford, M5 4WX.< Less
The Flower and The Star and Other Short Stories By William J Linton
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William James Linton was a craftsman born in an England ruled by land-owning despots and capitalist money-grubbers - pursuers of individual greed, as opposed to human need. He became active in... More > political affairs, involving himself in the workers' struggle for universal suffrage and a democratic Britain, through his involvement in the Chartist Movement. A prolific writer covering political affairs, novels and memoirs, he also wrote and illustrated children's books. This particular work comprises:- THE FLOWER AND THE STAR, WILLIE'S DREAMS, JACK AND THE BEAN-STALKS, ANOTHER JACK AND THE GIANT-KILLER, GRANDMOTHER'S STORY, and KITTEN'S GROWLINGS. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX< Less
The Entrepreneurial Ben Franklin - Fourth Edition By James Charles Bouffard, Psy.D., Ph.D.
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Benjamin Franklin ended his days as a beloved statesman and diplomat.... But what we are about to unfold is the story of Ben Franklin, the entrepreneur. A young man, not so dearly loved at... More > times, who fought his way to the top commencing with little.... From his youth in Boston to his middle years in Philadelphia, he plied himself ever upward.... Often labeled a “money-grubber” by his competitors, he philosophically shook off the insult to cheerfully take away their patrons, as they were trying to take away his.... Still, belied by an outward appearance of avarice during the early days in his career, he had an inner earnestness to do his fellow man well, which surfaced as his affluence grew. “A rich rogue,” he would quote in the first issue of Poor Richard’s Almanack in 1733, “is like a fat hog, who never does good until dead as a log.” Of his final belief in this, we shall observe in these pages....Illustrated with period drawings, artwork and paintings.< Less
The Entrepreneurial Ben Franklin - Fourth Edition By James Charles Bouffard, Psy.D., Ph.D.
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Benjamin Franklin ended his days as a beloved statesman and diplomat.... But what we are about to unfold is the story of Ben Franklin, the entrepreneur. A young man, not so dearly loved at... More > times, who fought his way to the top commencing with little.... From his youth in Boston to his middle years in Philadelphia, he plied himself ever upward.... Often labeled a “money-grubber” by his competitors, he philosophically shook off the insult to cheerfully take away their patrons, as they were trying to take away his.... Still, belied by an outward appearance of avarice during the early days in his career, he had an inner earnestness to do his fellow man well, which surfaced as his affluence grew. “A rich rogue,” he would quote in the first issue of Poor Richard’s Almanack in 1733, “is like a fat hog, who never does good until dead as a log.” Of his final belief in this, we shall observe in these pages....Illustrated with period drawings, artwork and paintings.< Less