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Essays in Quaker History

by David Rubinstein

Essays in Quaker History consists of 7 illustrated scholarly essays by David Rubinstein with a foreword by David Boulton. The chapters are divided into three sections Beginnings and Progress :-Hampstead Quakers 1907-1914, Yorkshire Friends in an historical perspective, Modern Warfare 1899-1945: Friends in War Quakers and the Great War 1914-15, the Rowntree Family and War 1914-1918: Personalities James Backhouse 1794-1869:nurseryman, botanist, missionary and Edna Annie Crichton 1876-1970: first woman Lord Mayor of York. The book has a comprehensive index