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R. H. Tawney

R. H. TawneyAKA Richard Henry Tawney

Born: 30-Nov-1880
Birthplace: Calcutta, India
Died: 16-Jan-1962
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Acquisitive Society

Military service: British Army (1915-16, WWI, Sgt., injured)

Socialist thinker, highly influential to UK Labour party policy.

Father: C. H. Tawney (principal of Presidency College, Calcutta)
Wife: Annette Jeanie Beveridge (m. 1909, d. 1958)

    High School: Rugby School
    University: BA Classics, Balliol College, Oxford University (1903)
    Teacher: Oxford University (1908-14)
    Professor: Lecturer, London School of Economics (1917-31)
    Professor: Economic History, London School of Economics (1931-49, emeritus after)

    Workers' Educational Association President (1928-44)
    Workers' Educational Association (1905-)
    Fabian Society

Author of books:
Religion and the Rise of Capitalism: A Historical Study
The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century (1912, social studies)
The Acquisitive Society (1920, social studies)
Education: The Socialist Policy (1924, education)
The British Labor Movement (1925, history)
Religion and the Rise of Capitalism: A Historical Study (1926, economics)
Equality (1929, lectures)
Land and Labour in China (1932, regional affairs)
Business and Politics under James I: Lionel Cranfield as Merchant and Minister (1958, biography)
The Radical Tradition: Twelve Essays on Politics, Education, and Literature (1964, essays)


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