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Recommendations for books about Red Clydeside
August 22, 2014 6:27 PM   Subscribe

I recently found out that I'm not the only red sheep in my otherwise right-wing family. Apparently my great-grandmother was good pals with James Maxton and some of the other Scottish socialists of the day. I'm looking for book recommendations about Maxton and Red Clydeside in general.
posted by atropos to Media & Arts (2 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
 
Not a book.. but I recommend this website, which is very informative in itself. Has info about James Maxton, and it also includes a bibliography... Red Clydeside: a history of the labour movement in Glasgow 1910-1932
posted by Mister Bijou at 8:00 AM on August 23


Not read it myself but am told Gordon Brown's (yes, that Gordon Brown) bio of Maxton is one of the better ones.
posted by Abiezer at 8:12 AM on August 26


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