R. H. Tawney

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Richard Henry "R. H." Tawney (Calcuta 30 de noviembre de 1880 – Londres 16 de enero de 1962) fue un historiador inglés,[1][2]crítico social,[3][4]ético, socialista[5][6][7]​ e importante propulsor de la educación de adultos.[8][9]


  • The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century (1912), London: Longman, Green and Co.
  • The Acquisitive Society (1920); republished Harcourt Brace and Howe (Mineola, NY, Dover: 2004; ISBN 0-486-43629-2)
  • Secondary Education for All (1922)
  • Education: the Socialist Policy (1924)
  • Religion and the Rise of Capitalism (1926); republished Mentor (1953) and Peter Smith (1962; ISBN 0-7658-0455-7)
  • Equality (1931; ISBN 0-04-323014-8)
  • Land and Labour in China (excerpt) (1932)
  • The Radical Tradition: Twelve Essays on Politics, Education and Literature (1964), Harmondsworth, Penguin; ISBN 0-14-020834-8


  1. Magnússon, M. (ed.) (1996, fifth ed. reprint), Chambers Biographical Dictionary, Chambers, Edinburgh, ISBN 0-550-16041-8 paperback, p. 1435
  2. Rose Benét, William (1988). The Reader’s Encyclopedia (third edición). London: Guild Publishing (by arrangement with A.C. Black). p. 961. «One of the foremost students of the development of capitalism.» 
  3. Nicholls, C.S. (1996). The Hutchinson Encyclopedia of Biography. Oxford: Helicon. p. 836. ISBN 1-85986-157-1. 
  4. Thane, Pat (2001). Cassell's Companion to Twentieth Century Britain. London: Cassell & Co. p. 378. ISBN 0-304-34794-9. «Tawney remained an influential social thinker from the interwar years through to the 1950s.» 
  5. Noel W. Thompson. Political economy and the Labour Party: the economics of democratic socialism, 1884-2005. 2nd edition. Oxon, England, UK; New York, New York, USA: Routledge, 2006.
  6. Gardiner, Juliet (ed.) et al. (1995). The History Today Companion to British History. London: Collins & Brown. p. 734. ISBN 1-85585-261-6. 
  7. Ormrod, David (1990). Fellowship, Freedom & Equality: Lectures in Memory of R.H. Tawney. London: Christian Socialist Movement. p. 9. ISBN 0-900286-01-6. «Tawney's was undoubtedly the most forceful and authentic voice of Christian socialist prophecy to be raised during the 1920s and 30s, echoing into the 1950s.» 
  8. Drabble, M. (ed.) (1987), The Oxford Companion to English Literature, Oxford University Press, Oxford, p. 965
  9. Elsey, B. (1987) "R. H. Tawney – Patron saint of adult education", in P. Jarvis (ed.) Twentieth Century Thinkers in Adult Education, Croom Helm, Beckenham: Tawney is “the patron saint of adult education”

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