Victor Gollancz





Victor Gollancz


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
April 09, 1893

Died
February 06, 1967

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Sir Victor Gollancz was a British publisher and humanitarian.

Gollancz was often noted as a supporter of left-wing causes. His loyalties shifted between Liberalism and Communism, but he defined himself as a Christian Socialist and Internationalist. Although he gained high credibility by forecasting the Nazi extermination of Jews, he campaigned for friendship with both Germany and Soviet Russia. He used his publishing house chiefly to promote pacifist and socialist non-fiction, and also launched the Left Book Club.

In the postwar era, he focused his attention on Germany and became noted for his promotion of friendship and reconciliation based on his internationalism and his ethic of brotherly love. He founded the organisation Save Europe Now (
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Average rating: 3.95 · 208 ratings · 23 reviews · 18 distinct works
A year of grace;: Passages ...

4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1950 — 2 editions
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In Darkest Germany

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Man and God: Passages Chose...

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From Darkness to Light

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Our Threatened Values

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Industrial Ideals

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The Making of Women: Oxford...

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The Devil S Repertoire of N...

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The School and the World

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