Left for the Rising Sun, Right for Swan Hunter - The Plebs League in the North East of England 1908-1926, by Robert Turnbull
Published by Five Leaves in 2014, 82 pages. (N6592)
From the rear side cover: One hundred years ago the North East was at the forefront of independent working class education as self-educated shipyard workers and miners sought to understand the conditions in which they lived. The key organisations nationally were the Plebs League and the Labour College Movement, both of which sought a politically committed answer.
Left for the Rising Sun, Right for Swan Hunter - whose title reflects the main choices for working people at the time - celebrates the memory of those autodidacts who took part in the long struggle for an education that was otherwise denied to them....
The condition of the book is generally very good. The cover has one or two minor scuffs and blemishes, but the spine is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.