The ‘Federation of Progressive Societies and Individuals’

  title={The ‘Federation of Progressive Societies and Individuals’},
  author={R. Wilford},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={49 - 82}
  • R. Wilford
  • Published 1976
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
In order to attempt an understanding of a period that has been variously described as a 'pink', and 'low, dishonest decade', it is of some relevance to consider the role played by certain of the groups which multiplied during the 1930s and contributed towards the 'heady' debate of those years. While much has been written on the direct rivals of the Labour Party notably the Communist and Independent Labour Parties, and the Socialist League little attention has been paid to the plethora of… Expand


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