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The Political Quarterly. Number 2. May 1914.

By: ADAMS, W.G.S. (Editor).

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Humphrey Milford:Oxford University Press, 1914.:

Seller ID: 42013


Number 2 of The Political Quarterly journal, published just before World War I, when Parliament's most important issue was that of Irish Home Rule. Articles: The Home Rule Situation. a) The Exclusion of Ulster; b) Federal Proposals; The Present Law of Trade Disputes and Trade Unions by W.M.Geldart(Vinerian Professor of English Law, Oxford); An Experiment in Democratic Education by R.H.Tawney(The Workers' Educational Association); Municiple Government in Manchester by E.D.Snow(Member of Manchester City Council); Institutions as Instruments of Social Control by R.M.MacIver(Lecturer in Politica... View more info

What The Soviet Constitution Guarantees.

By: ANON.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Moscow: Novosti Press, 1981.:

Seller ID: 31401


1st ed. Outline of the Soviet Constitution, presented in the form of interviews with government and public leaders, lawyers, scientists and literary experts. Pp.104. Pbk, small crease to top front corner. Scarce. VG. View more info

Progress and Disillusion. The Dialectics of Modern Society.

By: ARON, Raymond.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, England: Penguin Books (Pelican), 1972.:

Seller ID: 16253


1st ed (Pelican). "The author asks in this wide-ranging and provocative examination of the flux of modern industrial society: What is the nature of relationships between individuals and institutions? Themes include the conflicting principles of equality and hierarchy; the contradictions of socialization; a discussion of anomy and alienation..." Pp320, slight toning to pages. P/b, scuff to front cover. G+. View more info

Government Against the People. The Economics of Political Exploitation.

By: ATKINSON, Rodney.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Tyne & Wear: Compuprint Publishing, 1986. 095093531X:

Seller ID: 41467

ISBN: 095093531X


Includes comments on individual essays by Milton Friedman, Mancur Olson and David Howell. Part I. The Politics of Inflation and Monetarism; Part II. The Failure of Government Intervention; Part III. Government Exploits the People; Part IV. What is Democracy? Pp.160, 19 pages of tables and statistics. Brown cloth, dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info

The Emancipated Society. State Authority and Individual Freedom.

By: ATKINSON, Rodney.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Swalwell: Compuprint, 1988. 0950935328:

Seller ID: 41493

ISBN: 0950935328


1st edition. "Rodney Atkinson's Emancipated Society is no Utopian State. It is a prescription for a "just process" in politics and economics. The book is an attempt to find the next stage in the development: Feudalism, Capitialism, Socialism...and seeks in the limited State and in market democracy a "synthesis of capitalist and socialist definitions of power and responsibility."." Pp.181, owner's name to front free endpaper, minor edge chipping to a few pages, slight toning to pages. Black cloth, dustwrapper toned to top edge. G+/G+. View more info

Solidarnosc: From Gdansk to Military Repression.

By: BARKER, Colin and WEBER, Kara.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: International Socialism, 1982. 0905998286:

Seller ID: 33716

ISBN: 0905998286


"On 13 December 1981 Jaruzelski's army moved in to crush Solidarnosc. The most powerful worker's movement in Europe since the war was halted in its tracks. How could it happen? Drawing on a variety of original Polish material Colin Barker and Kara Weber trace the unfolding crisis and the debates it provoked within Solidarnosc." Pp.154/5(ads). Pbk. VG. View more info

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Trade Parliaments & Their Work.

By: BENN, Ernest J.P.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: Nisbet & Co Ltd, 1918.:

Seller ID: 42634


1st edition. The Library of Reconstruction series. 17cms x 11cms. Pp.91. Paperback with original publisher's promotional fold-around label quoting The Times - "A most enlightening little book which all employers and trade unionists should read". Paperback has creasing to to lower front and rear corners and small losses to top and tail of spine. Scarce. G+.** "Sir Ernest John Pickstone Benn, 2nd Baronet CBE (25 June 1875 – 17 January 1954) was a British publisher, writer and political publicist."(wiki). View more info

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The Case for a Constitutional Premiership.

By: BENN, Tony.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Nottingham: Institute for Workers' Control, 1979.:

Seller ID: 43918


Text of a lecture delivered in Bristol on 14th July, 1979. Pp.23, slight curling to lower corner tips of pages. Paperback. G+. View more info

Human Rights.A Study Guide for International Year for Human Rights.

By: BERGER Nan, DE BLANK Joost, et al.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London: Heinemann Educational Books Ltd., 1967.:

Seller ID: 5063


1st ed. Study Guide for the International Year for Human Rights, 1968. Pp. 8/220. Paperback. G+. View more info

Maps and Politics.

By: BLACK, Jeremy.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Reaktion Books, 1997. 1861890125:

Seller ID: 38672

ISBN: 1861890125


Picturing History series. "Are the power and purpose of maps inherently political?...Jeremy Black asks whether bias-free cartogrqaphy is possible and demonstrates that maps are not straightforward visual texts, but contain political and politicizing subtexts that need to be read with care." Pp.188, 60 illustrations - 12 in colour. Blue cloth, dustwrapper slightly rubbed. VG/VG. View more info

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Dismal England. (By the author of "Merrie England").

By: BLATCHFORD, Robert.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London: Walter Scott Ltd, 1899.:

Seller ID: 45542


1st edition. A collection of essays on Socialism, following on from his earlier book "Merrie England"(1893). 16.5cms x 11cms. Top edge gilt. Pp.240, illustrated title page, signed by the author to base of title page. Dark red cloth, gilt decorated title to front and spine, spine dulled. Scarce. G+."Blatchford's popularity – from which his proximity to the heart of the labour movement might be inferred – is undisputed. ... his rise was meteoric.175 His best-selling Merrie England (1893) sold more than a million copies; it was said that 'for every convert made by “Das Kapital,” there we... View more info

Prosecution of Alleged War Criminals.

By: BOARD OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: General Synod Board for Social Responsibility. 1991.:

Seller ID: 25161


Contents Include:- Summary of the main issues considered in the report of the War Crimes inquiry: Church of England statements on War Crimes 1945-48: Some legal and political issues. Pp 28. P/b. VG. View more info

Elites and Society.

By: BOTTOMORE, T.B.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London:C.A.Watts,1964.:

Seller ID: 23239


1st ed. Pp.6/154,owners details to fep. Blue boards. VG. View more info

Return to Reason! An Essay in Political Diagnosis.

By: BOURNE, Geoffrey.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London:Hutchinson,1942.:

Seller ID: 7369


"A sincere attempt...to deal in a detached manner with the scientific basis of politics, and to place politicians in their proper perspective as men subject to the ordinary laws of psychology, physiology, and of pathology."(preface). Pp.64, coloured frontis. (transverse sectional diagrams of the brains of a gorilla and man). Grey cloth, rubbed. G+. View more info

Trial by Conspiracy. The Lies,Cover-ups and Injustices behind the Neil Hamilton Affair.

By: BOYD HUNT, JONATHAN.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Aukland: GreeNZone Publishing, 1998.:

Seller ID: 23727


1st ed. "The results of 12 months dedicated and unpaid digging are to be found in this book." Pp. 4/336, 14 b/w illustrations, inscribed to fep by Neil Hamilton to Mrs. Tolpputt "Truth is stranger than fiction". With very best wishes, Neil Hamilton, Dec. 1998, and signed letter from Christine Hamilton loosely inserted. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. VG/VG. View more info

Pillars of Partnership.

By: BREITENSTEIN, Rolf. (Editor).

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Oswald Wolfe in cooperation with the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, 1978. 0854962093:

Seller ID: 32929

ISBN: 0854962093


1st ed. "After 'Total War to Total Trust' - the second volume of personal accounts of 30 years of Anglo-German relations - the vital role of non-governmental organisations." Pp.103. Pbk. VG. View more info

The Problem of Progress.

By: BROME, Vincent.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London:Cassell,1963.:

Seller ID: 6879


1st ed. "Mr Brome, limiting his field of discussion to the Western World, has no delusions about the romantic conception of a law of evolutionary progress immanent in nature; there is no law. Progress is much more contradictory, subtle and difficult to define. However, the author is optimistic in this vivid, argumentative book." Pp.10/262.Tan cloth,d/w slightly rubbed with closed tear to top of spine. G+/G+. View more info

The Greenpeace Story.

By: BROWN, Michael and MAY, John.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Dorling Kindersley. 1989.:

Seller ID: 16962


1st ed. "The most comprehensive account of this unique movement - packed with rare material from the Greenpeace archives". Pp 160. Many b/w and some colour illustrations. P/b. 26.5 cms x 19 cms. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

China Comes of Age. (Translated by Rosemary Sheed.)

By: BRULE, Jean-Pierre.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1971.:

Seller ID: 30289


1st English ed. A Pelican Book. "Jean-Pierre Brule examines five aspects of this challenge: demographic, economic, commercial, military and nuclear." Pp.191/1 (ad), toning to pages. Pbk. G+. View more info

Change Without War. The Shifting Structure of World Power.

By: BUCHAN, Alastair.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 1974.:

Seller ID: 24852


1st ed. The B.B.C. Reith Lectures 1973. "... a dazzling summary of the transformations in the political history of the world since 1940 ..." Pp. 112. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. VG/G+. View more info