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Semi-autobiography of Communist in revolutionary Germany from 1918, under the Gestapo in 1933, and as a revolutionary organiser across the globe. Re-publication of haunting million-seller.

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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leader, along with Lenin, of the Russian revolution of 1917, both from a literary viewpoint but more importantly as a historical document.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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An account of the economic, social, and political history of Cuba since Castro's childhool.

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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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In a series of probing interviews, Fidel Castro describes his life, from the 1950s all the way up to the present day

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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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This is a book about the music of John Coltrane.

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As leader of Cuba, Fidel Castro outlasted nine US presidents, and survived over 600 assassination attempts. He still remains one of the modern era's most controversial figures.

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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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This book contains short autobiographies written from prison by the eight convicted workers, witch-hunted and blamed for a bomb thrown at police during a rally of May 4th.

 

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

 

Old price £13.00
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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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The story of one of the twentieth century’s most notorious political murders: the assassination of Leon Trotsky.

 

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