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This biography, which explores Gaitskell the man, as well as the politician, draws on new material from Cabinet papers, interviews by the author, memoirs and new secondary works published in the last decade.
Paperback, 492 pages
Published September 4th 2006 by Politico's Publishing (first published September 16th 1996)
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Dr Brian Brivati has published extensive work on contemporary British politics with an emphasis on the political history of the British Labour party. His biography of Hugh Gaitskell (Richard Cohen Books, 1996) received 10 book of the year selections. His research and teaching has recently extended to comparative work on genocide and human rights. He speakers regularly for the Holocaust Education T ...more

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