A Question of Risk

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First, one must decide how best to work with and select from a seemingly inexhaustible body of material. Bennett was a suffragist wh0 got involved with the radical end of the labour movement at the time of the 1913 lockout and subsequently played a leading role in the militant Irish Women Workers Union. Several of the artists are members of leading art societies such as Royal Society of British artists and the New English Art Club. As a result, the Church hierarchy quickly learned to cooperate with those whose previously violent methods they had condemned 42.

Pages: 287

Publisher: St Martins Press; 1st U.S. ed edition (April 1990)

ISBN: 0312044070

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