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A Diet of Brussels

By: Brittan, Leon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Little Brown, 2000

Edition: First Edition


Looks in detail at the key issues which dominated Europe in the 1990's, including the shift towards free trade and free market policies, the success of the Single Market, the case for Economic and Monetary Union, and how Europe's institutions work. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustrwrapper. 211 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A History of British Trade Unionism 1700 - 1998

By: Fraser, W. Hamish

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire, Macmillan Press, 1999

Edition: First Edition


Part of the British Studies Series, offering the most concise and up-to-date account of 300 years of trade union development. Clean, bright copy which appears unread - 291 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A History of Local Government

By: Smellie, K.B.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin, 1946

Edition: First Edition


The history of English local government from the period before 1832 to 1945. A very good clean hardback which has slight fading to spine ends. No dustjacket. 192 pages. View more info

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A History of Postwar Russia

By: Pethybridge, R. W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1966

Edition: First Edition


No.14 in the Minerva Series of Students Handbooks under the General Editorship of Professor Brian Chapman. Covers the closing stages of the Second World War until the Twenty-second Soviet Party Congress in the autumn of 1961. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 263 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A New Australia: Citizenship, Radicalism and the First Republic

By: Scates, Bruce

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press, 1997


Part of the Studies in Australian History Series, drawing out many of the striking resonances between the 1890s and the 1990s, reinforcing the book's pressing contemporary relevance. Clean, bright paperback - 261 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Personal Manifesto (SIGNED)

By: Grimond, Jo

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Martin Robertson & Company, 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


The Leader of the Parliamentry Liberal Party injects a dose of outspoken and energetic rethinking into the political debate. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean square hardback in a d/w - 177 pages including index. Neatly SIGNED by the author with a neat inscription to the title page ''To John Speller with best wishes Jo Grimond''. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Plea for Liberty

By: Mackay, Thomas (editor)

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1891

Edition: Second Edition


Burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering. 414 pages + 2 pages of publisher's adverts. Spine strip has faded slightly. Rear hinge has been reinforced with linen binder's tape. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Small piece has been removed from head of title page. Introduction by Herbert Spencer and essays by various writers. Essays include:- The Impracticability of Socialism; The Limits of Liberty; Liberty for Labour; State Socialism in the Antipodes; Workin... View more info

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A Policy for the Labour Party

By: Macdonald, J. Ramsey

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Leonard Parsons, 1920

Edition: First Edition


Chapters include:- Parliament and the Workman; The Labour Party; Its Conception of Society; Its Method of Social Tranformation; Nationalisation; Can Labour Govern. A good clean hardback. A little foxing to page edges and darkening to endpapers though text block is clean, binding is square and tight. 188 pages + publisher's adverts. View more info

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A Short History of the Labour Party

By: Pelling, Henry

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan, 1982

Edition: Seventh Edition


Sets out the facts of the history of the Labour Party, from its foundation up to and including the period of the formation of the SDP, looking at the problems of parliamentary leadership, and its relations with the unions and rank-and-file members. A very good clean paperback. 196 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Against the Grain : An Autobiography

By: Yeltsin, Boris

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape, 1990

Edition: First Edition


The first sincere, full and truthful account ever published by a Soviet politician whilst still active in public office. Translated from the Russian by Michael Glenny. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 215 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Against the Tide : Diaries, 1973-76

By: Benn, Tony

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson, 1989

Edition: First Edition


Continues to fulfil expectations raised by Volumes I & II that Benn is publishing the major political diary of our day. Bright, square, large volume hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing slight sunning to spine - 754 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Allende's Chile

By: Medhurst, Kenneth N. (editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Hart-Davis MacGibbon, 1972

Edition: First Edition


Examines how the election of Salvador Allende as President provided a unique opportunity for Chileans themselves to discuss their problems and hopes for the revolution. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 202 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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America Right or Wrong : An Anatomy of American Nationalism

By: Lieven, Anatol

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2004

Edition: First Edition


Intellectual analysis of the American psyche and its fixation with patriotism. As new, unread copy with signs of lightest shelf wear. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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America's Three Regimes : A New Political History

By: Keller, Morton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2007

Edition: First Edition


Divides the nation's history into three regimes, each of which lasts many, many decades, allowing us to appreciate, as never before, the slow steady evolution of American public life. Internally clean, bright copy in a d/w showing some signs of shelf life with sunning to cover/spine - 336 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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American Government

By: Rigdon, Susan M.; Gruhl, John; Comer, John

Price: £67.50

Publisher: Belmont, California, U.S.A., Wadsworth Pub Co, 2005

Edition: Tenth Edition


As new, unread copy. Next post UK dispatch. One only. 766 pages including index. View more info