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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leader, along with Lenin, of the Russian revolution of 1917, both from a literary viewpoint but more importantly as a historical document.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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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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Revolutionary activist, better known for her blindness than her radical social vision

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

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

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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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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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Paul Ginsborg's book combines historical narrative–Berlusconi's childhood in the dynamic and paternalist Milanese bourgeoisie, his strict religious schooling, a working life which has encompassed crooning, large construction projects and the creation of a commercial television empire–with careful analysis of Berlusconi's political development.

 

 

 

 

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In January 1952, two young men from Buenos Aires set out to explore South America on a 500cc Norton. One of them was the twenty-three-year-old Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara.

 

 

 

 

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Alexandra Kollontai inspired generations of socialists in Russia with her pioneering views on sex and the family. A revolutionary activist and writer, she was the only woman in the first Bolshevik government in 1917.

 

 

 

 

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Unrestrained by convention, lion-hearted and free, Eleanor Marx (1855-98) was an exceptional woman.

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A 1994 Afterword by the author updates this solid evalution of Zapata and the meaning of his movement.

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Fred Bower had a full adventurous life and wrote about it in his own vivid and racy idiom.

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Classic biography of Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky, now collected in a single volume.

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Translation of the combined memoir and tribute by Trotsky's widow and his close friend, first published in France in 1951.

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A graphic novel of the dramatic life and death of German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg.

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The people of Cuba struggled against immense odds to emerge victorious from years of brutal dictatorship and poverty in 1959. This is Che Guevara's classic eyewitness account of the transformation of a country

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Trotsky’s sojourn in New York City is chronicled giving a vivid picture of the city and its radical political life.

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Biography of one of the main leaders of the Austrian Social Democratic Workers Party.

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