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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 1965 Guevara vanished. He surfaced in the newly independent Congo where he put to the test his theories about how to help the peoples of Africa throw off the yoke of imperialism. These are the diaries he kept during that time.

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

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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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Che Guevara's famous last diary, found in his backpack after he was captured by the Bolivian Army in 1967, and which played a pivotal role in catapulting him to iconic status after his death.

 

 

 

 

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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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Percy Shelley was a devoted and courageous advocate of Irish freedom. His poetry and prose had a seminal influence on Shaw, Joyce and O'Casey

 

 

 

 

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Facing probable redundancy in his mid-fifties, South Elmsall miner Arthur Wakefield, fought for jobs and communities throughout the great strike of 1984/85.

 

 

 

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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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This is a harrowing, utterly moving memoir of a young Polish Jew who chose not to go quietly and defied the mighty German war machine during World War II.

 

 

 

 

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Dylan Thomas is Wales most famous poet. This year, 2014, marks the centenary of his birth.

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

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Trotsky in Norway presents a fascinating account-the first complete study in English-of Trotsky's asylum in Norway and his deportation to Mexico

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A collection of writings and speeches by one of the most radical of America's early 20th century labour leader which brings to life a once powerful Socialist movement.

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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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Ellen Wilkinson was a key radical figure in the 20th century British socialist and feminist movement, a woman of passionate energy who was involved in most of the major struggles of her time.

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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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This book tells the story of how Corbyn’s rise was made possible by the long decline of Labour and a deep crisis in British democracy.

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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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The life and times of Chilean folksinger Victor Jara, murdered in 1973 by the military after having worked to bring Salvador Allende into power and democracy to his 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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