Tony Benn's six volumes of diaries, covering the years 1940-1990, give a personal record of achievements, conflicts and dramatic events in political life this century. This is a single-volume abridgement of the complete diaries.
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Tony Benn is the longest serving MP in the history of the Labour Party. He entered the Commons in 1950 and with Ted Heath held the record post-war timespan as an MP. He has held four cabinet posts and has twice contended the leadership of the Labour Party, of which he has also been Chairman. He has written over fifteen books. Ruth Winstone has edited all volumes of Tony Benn's Diaries and several biographies of political figures. She is associate editor of the Times Guide to the House of Commons; and currently works as a Library Clerk in the Commons.About the Author:
Radical statesman and Member of Parliament for over fifty years, Tony Benn is the preeminent diarist of his generation. His political activity continued after 'retirement' through mass meetings, broadcasts and in more recent years through social media. A widower since 2000, Tony Benn died at his home in London on 14th March 2014.
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110091792231
Book Description Hutchinson, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0091792231
Book Description Hutchinson, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 91792231