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  • Clear Red Water Book Cover

    This book is a timely examination of the devolution process and the ambitions of the ‘clear red water’ programme, arguing that it draws on Wales’ rich traditions of radical politics, as well as a resurgent national consciousness. Warning of the dangers posed by the incomplete devolution process and the democratic deficit in Labour politics, the authors call on Welsh Labour to consolidate its initial achievements and follow a consistently socialist path to place Wales in the forefront of the struggle for a just and equitable world order.

  • Victor Serge Collected Writings on Literature and Revolution
    Out of stock

    This book gathers together for the first time the bulk of Victor Serge’s literary criticism from the 1920s to the 1950s, giving the reader an invaluable contemporary account of the debates about the production of literature in a socialist society.

  • The New Civilisation Book Cover

    This book covers a vast range of material published in Britain, from the far left to the far right, on all aspects of the Soviet Union during 1929–1941.

  • Marx and Anglo-Russian Relations Book Cover

    One of Russia’s greatest Marxist scholars, examines with an appreciative but critical eye the works of Marx and Engels on the problems of Eastern Europe.

  • The Aesthetic of beuron
    Introduction by Hubert Krins
    Afterword and notes by Peter Brooke

    The first translations into English of the Benedictine monk Desiderius Lenz, who as a painter and sculptor in the late nineteenth century anticipated many of the ideas associated with twentieth-century art.

  • From Cubism to Classicism

    In the two essays in this book, written in the 1920s, Gino Severini, the Italian Futurist painter living in Paris, and Albert Gleizes, painter and co-author of Du Cubisme, the first important theoretical defence of Cubism, reflect upon the central principles that guided painting from the Renaissance to the challenge of Cubism and Futurism in early years of the twentieth century.

  • Art and Religion Book Cover

    A comprehensive theory of the history of art and the evolution of modern art and discusses twentieth century painting in the light of the changes which have occurred in other disciplines, notably mathematics and the physical sciences, and the influence of religion.

  • The Turn of the Ermine Book Cover

    An overall picture of Breton literature from the earliest traces in the Lais of Marie de France to the present day. The majority of the 150 stories, poems, legends and reminiscences are in Breton, with parallel translations into English.

  • Murder, Mutiny and the Military

    Gerry Rubin describes and analyses over twenty court martial cases involving British and colonial forces between 1940 and 1966.

  • London's Water Wars by John Graham-Leigh

    The story of the fierce competition in the nineteenth century among the New River, Chelsea, Grand Junction, East London, West Middlesex, York Buildings and other water companies to supply water to London, and how it frequently left customers without water, competitors with their pipes dug up and the companies themselves at the brink of ruin.

  • Fire insurance Records Book Cover
    With a foreword by Brian R G Henham

     

  • Clandestine marriages Volume 3

    This volume is the third in a series of transcriptions of the registers of clandestine marriages which took place in and around the Fleet Prison in London between 1680 and 1754.

  • Clandestine Marriages Volume 2

    This volume is the second in a series of transcriptions of the registers of clandestine marriages which took place in and around the Fleet Prison in London between 1680 and 1754.

  • Worthless Men Book Cover
    Out of stock
    Introduction by Clive Emsley

    This book looks at the attitudes of the British Army to race and physical and mental fitness in relation to the death penalty during the First World War.

  • Comrades in Conscience book Cover

    Comrades in Conscience is a groundbreaking study of opposition to the First World War in one locality – Huddersfield – where a unique consensus of Nonconformist Liberals and a vigorous labour and socialist movement earned it the reputation of being ‘a hotbed of pacifism’.

  • Death Sentences Revised Edition Cover
    Revised Edition

    This book makes available information relating to more than 3,000 soldiers and civilians sentenced to death by military courts of the British Army during the First World War and its aftermath.