Tobias Abse

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Dr. Tobias Abse is a historian. He was a lecturer in the subject [1] at Goldsmiths College of the University of London from 1994 to 2016. [2] Abse has written extensively on the rise of the Fascist Right in Italy prior to World War II. [3] He has been a member of the Socialist Alliance National Executive, the Alliance for Green Socialism National Committee, the Socialist History Society committee and the Revolutionary History editorial board and is a regular contributor to UK socialist newspapers and magazines.

Abse is the son of the Labour MP and social reformer Leo Abse (1917–2008). He was educated at William Ellis School, Highgate, and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he graduated with a double-starred first-class degree in history in 1978.


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