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Role and writings of Alfred Rosmer (1877-1964), who was expelled from the French Communist Party in 1924, and was a close aquaintance of Trotsky

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One of the world's great autobiographies, from the leader, along with Lenin, of the Russian revolution of 1917, both from a literary viewpoint but more importantly as a historical document.

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First-hand report on contemporary Venezuela, places the country's president in historical perspective. New 2005 edition

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Francis Wheen argues that as long as capitalism endures, Das Kapital demands to be read and understood.

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What inspired Charles Dickens?  Michael Rosen helps answer this question and further explores the world of Charles Dickens and his best known novel

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Tariq Ali gives us an irreverent but sympathetic look at the enigma of Trotsky, in a fascinating and timely reminder of a major figure of 20th century politics.

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Dave Harker describes Tressell‘s life, puts his book in its historical context, and traces its success over the past ninety-odd years.

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With scholarship and passion, Du Bois understands and explains John Brown.

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In this biography Engels is given flesh and blood, bringing his life and times vibrantly alive.

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This is a book about the music of John Coltrane.

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Artist, adventurer, soldier and politician, Philip Woods participated in many dramatic events of the early twentieth century. During 1918-1919 he accompanied the Allied expedition to revolutionary Russia.

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Wheen has achieved that rare thing, a life of a Great Thinker that really sparkles - Sunday Telegraph

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Revolutionary novelist and historian, erstwhile anarchist, Bolshevik, dissident, Left Oppositionist ...Victor Serge is one of the most compelling figures to have emerged from the history of the Soviet Union.

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Classic biography of the leading figure in German Communism, Rosa Luxemburg

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Biography of Victor Serge, one of the leaders of Communist International in its early days and revolutionary novelist.

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After decades of silence, the last survivor of the family that embalmed and maintained the body of Lenin tells his fascinating story.

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This second volume of the trilogy, first published in 1959, is an account of the great struggle between Stalin and Trotsky that followed the death of Lenin.

 

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This third volume of the trilogy, first published in 1963, is a self-contained narrative of Trotsky's years in exile and of his murder in Mexico in 1940.

 

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A portrait of Leon Trotsky as a youth, in the turbulent struggles of late 19th century Russia, from the idealist romanticism of the Narodniks to the revolutionary school of Marxism.

 

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Gallacher gives a vivid account of the upheavals in Glasgow immediately following the war and describes the turbulent early years of the British Communist Party

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Kenneth Morgan's authorised and enthralling biography draws together the many strands of Foot's long and intriguing life

 

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Keir Hardie was a founder and the first parliamentary leader of the Labour Party.

 

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Franz Mehring's classic biography of Marx, his work and a history of Marxism

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This is the first biography of the controversial and influential cleric, and draws on Patrick Cockburn's more than thirty years of reporting from the Middle East.

 

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Malcolm X's blazing, legendary autobiography, completed shortly before his assassination in 1965, depicts a remarkable life

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An epic firsthand account of women and labor in the early years of the 20th century. The fiery IWW, labor defense and Communist leader writes vividly of her early life

 

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This book, first published in 1997, discusses the life and role of Che as a revolutionary, the ideas of guerrillaism, and the attitude of Marxists to this form of struggle

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In this final volume of diaries, Tony Benn reflects on the compensations and the disadvantages of old age.

 

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Rayna and her husband Bill edited the Kuomintang’s English-language newspaper in Wuhan. The book consists of letters Prohme wrote to her closest friend and her husband in the period immediately before, during and after the Wuhan interlude.

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Long before Swallows and Amazons was published, however, there had been another Arthur Ransome, famous for different reasons. Between 1917 and 1924, as Russian correspondent for the Daily News and Manchester Guardian , he was a supporter of the Bolshevik regime, with unique access to the revolutionary leaders

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