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Sri Lanka is a paradise for tourists, but in 2009 it became a hell for its Tamil minority, as decades of civil war reached its bloody climax.


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The works of Trotsky during 1925-1940, show through facts, figures and reasons, as to how a revolutionary situation, fully mature for a Proletarian Revolution was diffused by the policies of Stalinism.

£11.00 *

Gives an insight into the momentous events of 1998, which saw protests remove Asia's longest ruling dictator.

£1.50 *

Why has history unfolded so differently on different continents: an ambitious synthesis of history, biology, ecology and linguistics

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The war that tore Asia apart between 1941 and 1945, as Japan invaded Singapore and swept through British-ruled territories to India, is one of the most tragic and overlooked conflicts of the twentieth century.

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An account, based on the oral histories given to Agnes Khoo of the part played by women in the 40-year guerrilla war fought by the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM).

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A speech by Leon Trotsky on the Third Anniversary of the Communist University for Toilers of the East


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This book is intended to reveal the main contending forces that drove historical events in Sri Lanka - with the aim of developing a strategy and tactics for the struggle to come.


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This book explores the perspectives for the Chinese economy, society and government, and makes the case for independent workers' organisations as a crucial step towards a democratic socialist alternative to capitalism and authoritarianism.







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The Tiananmen protests triggered one of the biggest mass movements in modern history, one that came close to toppling the dictatorial regime of the so called 'communist' party. To this day, the Beijing regime is haunted by the legacy of "6/4" (June 4th) and the ideals it evokes.





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Gordon Weiss was a close observer as, in just four months in 2009, tens of thousands of civilians perished, cornered, along with the last of the Tamil Tigers.

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Travelling through the US, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the People's Republic of China, Ian Buruma tells the stories of Chinese rebels who dare to stand up to their rulers.

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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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Harold Issac's classic depiction of the revolution in China in the 1920s

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Eyewitness accounts of the events in Tiananmen Square, China in 1989

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In 1925-27 a powerful revolutionary upsurge shook the cities and countryside of China. This book also includes Trotsky's writings up to 1940.

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The Vietnam war and the mass, worldwide movement against it, provoked a rise in socialist and Marxist ideas in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Ngo Van's account of the revolutionary struggles in Indochina (now Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia) in the period 1930-1945

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From Mao to the global market, Gittings charts this complex but epic tale and concludes with some hard questions for the future.

£9.99 *

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In Capitalism: A Ghost Story, best-selling writer Arundhati Roy examines the dark side of Indian democracy—a nation of 1.2 billion, where the country’s 100 richest people own assets worth one quarter of India’s gross domestic product.

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Documents of the Second Congress of the CWI's section in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

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