General Politics

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  • Cover scan of I, Claud

    I, Claud: Memoirs Of A Subversive
    Claud Cockburn - Paperback - AK
    These are the memoirs of radical journalist Claud Cockburn. He worked for 'The Times,' then turned to the Left and worked for the Communist Party's 'Daily Worker' and fought for the Republic in the Spanish Civil War before moving to Ireland to start a new life as a novelist and freelance commentator.
  • Cover scan of Menzies Campbell
    Menzies Campbell: My Autobiography
    Menzies Campbell - Hardback - Hodder & Stoughton
    Menzies Campbell became leader of the Liberal Democrats in February 2006. He's led a fascinating life - Olympic athlete, lawyer, politician - and fought a successful battle with cancer. Here, for the first time, he tells his extraordinary story in his own words.
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    Communist Women In Scotland: Red Clydeside From The Russian Revolution To The End Of The Soviet Union
    Neil C. Rafeek - Hardback - Tauris Academic Studies
    Neil Rafeek makes the first systematic study of 'Red Clydeside', the term given to communism, radical Labour and trade unionism in Scotland. He focuses on the role of women in the Communist Party and describes women's experiences of meeting leading international personalities of the era.
  • Cover scan of The Scottish Nation
    The Scottish Nation: Identity And History
    - Hardback - John Donald
    Scotland's leading historians, old colleagues and former students have come together to celebrate the controversial quality of William Ferguson's achievements. In doing so, they have created a book that is progressive and challenging - something that Ferguson was never afraid to confront.
  • Cover scan of Constituent Imagination

    Constituent Imagination: Militant Investigations, Collective Theorization
    - Paperback - AK
    The 20 essays in this book cover a broad range: embedded intellectuals in increasingly corporatised universities, research projects in which factory workers and academics work side by side, revolutionary ethnographies of the Global Justice Movement, and meditations on technology from the branches of a Scottish tree-sit.
  • Cover scan of Possibilities

    Possibilities: Essays On Hierarchy, Rebellion And Desire
    David Graeber - Paperback - AK
    David Graeber here applies anthropological theory to capitalism and its opponents. His analysis uses case studies from such diverse communities as rural Madagascans, pre-capitalist economies and urban international protest groups to tease out the truth about the state we're in.
  • Cover scan of A Glossary Of UK Government And Politics
    A Glossary Of UK Government And Politics
    Duncan Watts - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    A reference guide to the events, personnel, policies and institutions relevant to British government and politics. The book offers a series of definitions and explanations of the key terminology and sharp vignettes of the leading characters who have graced the political scene in recent years.
  • Cover scan of Black Flame

    Black Flame: The Revolutionary Class Politics Of Anarchism And Syndicalism
    Lucien Van der Walt; Michael Schmidt - Paperback - AK
    The authors offer an extremely wide-ranging sweep through political history, with sections on Theory and Analysis, Tactics and Strategy, and chapters on Trade Unionism, Gender, Race and Imperialism among many other issues covered.
  • Cover scan of Free Comrades
    Free Comrades: Anarchism And Homosexuality In The United States, 1895-1917
    Terence Kissack - Paperback - AK
    This is a fully indexed work on anarchism as it intersected with sexual politics at a time when homosexuality was considered to be 'gross indecency' and Oscar Wilde was imprisoned for two years hard labour in a show trial. The academic level of research is paired with an accessible writing style.
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    Britain's Everyday Heroes: The Making Of The Good Society
    Gordon Brown - Paperback - Mainstream
    Gordon Brown tells the stories of 31 everyday heroes - ordinary people whose willing commitment to a cause or a community has informed and inspired him. The stories tell of a real Britain neither flawless nor broken down but caring, innovative, passionate and determined.

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