General Politics

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  • Cover scan of First They Killed My Father
    First They Killed My Father: A Daughter Of Cambodia Remembers
    Loung Ung - Paperback - Mainstream
    From a childhood survivor of Cambodia's brutal Pol Pot regime comes a narrative of war crimes and desperate actions, the unnerving strength of a small girl and her family, and their triumph of spirit.
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    Pressure Groups
    Duncan Watts - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    Written by Duncan Watts, this book serves as a guide to the role of pressure groups in our democracy, establishing definitions and analysing their performance.
  • Cover scan of The Subversion Of Politics

    The Subversion Of Politics: European Autonomous Social Movements And The Decolonization Of Everyday Life
    George N. Katsiaficas - Paperback - AK
    Since the modern anti-globalisation movement kicked off with the 1999 WTO protests in Seattle, a new generation has been engaging in anti-capitalist direct action. Its aims, politics, lifestyles and tactics grow directly out of the autonomous social movements that emerged in Europe from the 1970s through the mid-1990s.
  • Cover scan of Durruti In The Spanish Revolution

    Durruti In The Spanish Revolution
    Abel Paz - Paperback - AK
    This biography covers biographical details of Durruti's life such as his progression from factory worker and father to bank robber, political exile and, eventually, revolutionary leader. It also gives historical background, behind-the-scenes governmental intrigue, and accounts of major battles and urban guerrilla warfare.
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    Horizontalism: Voices Of Popular Power In Argentina
    - Paperback - AK
    This is an oral history of the exciting transformations taking place since the popular rebellion that began in December 2001 in Argentina. It is told by people in the various autonomous social movements, from the occupied factories to the indigenous communities and unemployed workers' movements.
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    Vision On Fire: Emma Goldman On The Spanish Revolution
    Emma Goldman - Paperback - AK
    This collection features the most important writings from the turbulent last four years of Emma Goldman's life. 'Vision on Fire' is the perfect complement to her celebrated autobiography, 'Living My Life', and for those readers inspired by her powerful collection, 'Anarchism and Other Essays'.
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    Clandestines: The Pirate Journals Of An Irish Exile
    Ramor Ryan - Paperback - AK
    As much an adventure story as an unofficial of modern global resistance movements, 'Clandestines' spirits the reader into subterranean locales, carefully weaving the narrative through illicit encounters and public bacchanals.
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    The Scottish Secretaries
    David Torrance - Hardback - Birlinn
    Charting the trials and tribulations of the 38 men and one woman who have held the post of Scottish Secretary since the position was resurrected by Salisbury in 1885, this book describes those figures who controlled Scotland's political agenda from both Dover House and the Art Deco surroundings of St Andrew's House.
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    A Short History Of Progress
    Ronald Wright - Paperback - Canongate
    Albert Einstein called progress 'the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal'. Ronald Wright looks at how the 20th century's growth in population, consumpton and technology have placed an intolerable burden on planet Earth and its resources.
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    Murder In Samarkand: A British Ambassador's Controversial Defiance Of Tyranny In The War On Terror
    Craig Murray - Hardback - Mainstream
    Craig Murray was the United Kingdom's Ambassador to Uzbekistan until he was removed from his post in October 2004 after exposing appalling human rights abuses by the US-funded regime of President Islam Karimov. This memoir lays bare the dark and dirty underside of the War on Terror.

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