Harold Laski

Standard Name: Laski, Harold

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Marghanita Laski
The political theorist Harold Laski was ML 's uncle. Laski, a professor at the London School of Economics, was the best-known socialist intellectual of his era. His books on the Second World War, the...
Family and Intimate relationships Ling Shuhua
During his youth, Chen spent a decade in Britain, studying literature at Edinburgh University, then moving to the London School of Economics to take his doctorate in politics and economics with Harold Laski ...
Family and Intimate relationships Sylvia Pankhurst
Meanwhile she wrote delightedly that her child was really and truly a joy and a joyful gift and I call him my joy boy and my jolly boy and these words fit him, for he...
Literary responses Evelyn Sharp
Henry Nevinson , however, judged this to be Sharp's greatest book, worthy of comparison with Swift 's Gulliver's Travels or Samuel Butler 's Erewhon. Harold Laski , too, admired it.
John, Angela V. Evelyn Sharp: Rebel Woman, 1869–1955. Manchester University Press, 2009.
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politics Amabel Williams-Ellis
When Victor Gollancz , John Strachey , and Harold Laski founded the Left Book Club (for the distribution and discussion of radical texts on socialism, fascism, and war) AWE was an early member.
Williams-Ellis, Amabel. All Stracheys Are Cousins. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1983.
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Laity, Paul, editor. Left Book Club Anthology. Victor Gollancz, 2001.
prelims
politics Cecily Mackworth
She became a socialist at the London School of Economics (as she put it much later, she and her colleagues learned from Harold Laski not to believe what they were taught). In Berlin in the...

Timeline

February 1936
The awesome trio
Laity, Paul. “The left’s ace of clubs”. Guardian Unlimited.
of political theorist Harold Laski , publisher Victor Gollancz , and writer and Labour MP John Strachey established the Left Book Club (LBC) .