Henry Pelling

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Henry Mathison Pelling (27 August 1920 – 14 October 1997) was a British historian best known for his works on the history of the British Labour Party, including:

He was also a pioneer of the serious study of twentieth-century electoral and party politics, and wrote such other works as:

Pelling was educated at Birkenhead School and St John's College, Cambridge, where he gained firsts in part I of the Classical tripos and part II of the Historical tripos. [1] His collection of British left-wing political pamphlets is held at Senate House Library, while his papers are lodged with St John's College.

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References

  1. "PELLING, Henry Mathison" . Who's Who . ukwhoswho.com. 2018 (online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc.(Subscription or UK public library membership required.)(subscription required)