The Iron Heel

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The Iron Heel

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"[Jack Ashley] was less prepared for Ruskin [College] than most of the students, having read only two books since leaving school: Jack London"s The Iron Heel and the regulations of the Widnes Town Council. But principal Lionel Elvin ""appreciated the profound dificulties facing working class students"": ""When I stumbled through the intricacies of the political theories of Marx, Hobbes, Rousseau, Locke and T.H. Green, he marked my work frankly yet gave encouragement... He was an excellent teacher, genuinely interested in discussing ideas and persuading students to express their own""

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Notes
See Jack Ashley, 'Journey into Silence' (London, 1973), pp.68-73

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The Iron Heel

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Notes
See Jack Ashley, 'Journey into Silence' (London, 1973), pp.68-73

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/98970
Accessed on 2019/09/16 09:15:35

Related place
England
Related people
Ashley, Jack
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The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
England
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