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by A.H. Halsey,foreword Roy Hattersley

  • ISBN: 0333649575
  • Category: History and Criticism
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: A.H. Halsey,foreword Roy Hattersley
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 1996 edition (November 13, 1996)
  • Pages: 263
  • ePub book: 1248 kb
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No Discouragement is far more than the story of . Chelly' Halsey - sanitary inspector's apprentice, wartime airman, sociology student, academic-at-large, Oxford professor and, above all, Christian Socialist.

No Discouragement is far more than the story of . It describes the life and times of a man who typifies an almost extinct species. There are still working-class boys, reared in 'the culture of respectability', who go on to achieve great academic distinction. But the pressures of modern society make it hard for them to preserve their tribal loyalties.

H. Halsey, Roy Hattersley. This is the autobiography of a working-class boy who became an Oxford professor. Halsey was born in Kentish Town, London, in 1923 - a railway child in a large clan. The family moved in 1926 to Rutland and then to Northamptonshire because the father had been wounded in the Great War. Halsey 'won the scholarship' to Kettering Grammar School in 1933, left school at 16, went into the RAF as a pilot cadet. The metaphor of travel through time and space is maintained throughout this autobiography.

Halsey retains the values of his childhood and expresses them without embarrassment. The best autobiographies describe an age as well as an author, a place as well as a personality, an idea as well as an individual. No Discouragement is far more than the story of .

No Discouragement book. Halsey 'won the scholarship' to Kettering Grammar School in 1933, left school at 16, w This is the autobiography of a working-class boy who became an Oxford professor.

This is the autobiography of a working-class boy who became an Oxford professor. Halsey was born in Kentish Town, London, in 1923 - a railway child in a large clan

This is the autobiography of a working-class boy who became an Oxford professor.

Roy Sydney George Hattersley, Baron Hattersley, PC, FRSL (born 28 December 1932), is a British Labour politician, author and journalist from Sheffield. He was MP for Birmingham Sparkbrook for 33 years from 1964 to 1997

Roy Sydney George Hattersley, Baron Hattersley, PC, FRSL (born 28 December 1932), is a British Labour politician, author and journalist from Sheffield. He was MP for Birmingham Sparkbrook for 33 years from 1964 to 1997. He served as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from 1983 to 1992. Hattersley was born illegitimately on 28 December 1932 in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, to Enid Brackenbury and Frederick Hattersley, who married in the 1950s

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Roy Hattersley was a strong socialist and Labour supporter from his youth, electioneering for his local MP and city councillors from 1945. His mother became a city councillor and later was Lord Mayor of Sheffield (1981). He won a scholarship to Sheffield City Grammar School and went from there to study at the University of Hull. Initially intending to read English at Leeds, he was diverted into reading economics when he was told it was necessary for a political career

Halsey, A. No discouragement. 1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read. Are you sure you want to remove No discouragement from your list? No discouragement. by Halsey, A. Published 1996 by Macmillan in Basingstoke.

This is the autobiography of a working-class boy who became an Oxford professor. A.H. Halsey was born in Kentish Town, London, in 1923 - a railway child in a large clan. The family moved in 1926 to Rutland and then to Northamptonshire because the father had been wounded in the Great War. Halsey 'won the scholarship' to Kettering Grammar School in 1933, left school at 16, went into the RAF as a pilot cadet. The metaphor of travel through time and space is maintained throughout this autobiography. The story begins with daily walks past canal boats in Oxford, flashes to the Pacific to Hong Kong and China, and then to a glimpse of death in the John Radcliffe Hospital, promising to explain the whole journey from a council housing estate to a professorial chair at Oxford.