History: Political History

  • The Body Broken: Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300-1525 book cover

    The Body Broken

    Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300-1525, 2nd Edition

    By Charles F. Briggs

    The Body Broken offers a thematic survey of Europe in the late Middle Ages, a period of huge crisis, conflict and religious change, including the Black Death, the Reformation, the Peasants Revolt and the Renaissance. This new edition includes a discussion on rural communities across Europe and the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
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  • Miscegenation, Identity and Status in Colonial Africa: Intimate Colonial Encounters book cover

    Miscegenation, Identity and Status in Colonial Africa

    Intimate Colonial Encounters

    By Lawrence Mbogoni

    Throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries the colonial administrations in British East-Central African colonies considered inter-racial sexual liaisons to be a serious and recurrent "problem". Consequently, inter-racial sexual liaisons (concubinage and marriage) and the mixed race…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
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    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Africa

  • Higher Education and Apartheid in South Africa: The Fight for Transformation book cover

    Higher Education and Apartheid in South Africa

    The Fight for Transformation

    By Teresa Barnes

    South Africa continues to be an object of fascination for people everywhere interested in social justice issues, post-colonial studies and critical race theory as manifested by the enormous worldwide attention given to the #Rhodes Must Fall movement. In this book, Teresa Barnes examines…

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    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • Labour in London: A Study in Municipal Achievement book cover

    Labour in London

    A Study in Municipal Achievement

    By Brian Barker

    First published in 1946. This title is a clear and concise account of the march of Labour to the control of the London County Council and its work at County Hall in the 1940s. This study explores the rise of the Labour Party in London and the changes and progress in health, education, and social…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Labour's Utopias: Bolshevism, Fabianism, Social Democracy book cover

    Labour's Utopias

    Bolshevism, Fabianism, Social Democracy

    By Peter Beilharz

    First published in 1992. The collapse of communist rule in Eastern Europe has led to a widespread view that socialism is a dead, or at least dying, force. Labour’s Utopias argues that this assumption is based on the popular conception that socialism’s various traditions are simply different means…

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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Labour into the Eighties book cover

    Labour into the Eighties

    Edited by David S. Bell

    First published in 1980. This book covers areas of policy interest viewed from a social democratic perspective and each chapter takes a specific issue which would have been of concern to Labour in the 1980s, including some of the more controversial areas. The study reviews various problem areas and…

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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Trade Unions and the Labour Party since 1945 book cover

    Trade Unions and the Labour Party since 1945

    By Martin Harrison

    First published in 1960. This title is a study of one of the most controversial alliances in British political history. The ‘wage freeze’, Bevanism, the block vote, nuclear disarmament: these are only a few of the points at which the unions’ activities within the Labour Party had roused hot debate.…

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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • The French Workers' Movement: Economic Crisis and Political Change book cover

    The French Workers' Movement

    Economic Crisis and Political Change

    Edited by Mark Kesselman

    First published in 1984. This volume brings together many of the foremost French and North American specialists on the French working class movement. Although they differ substantially in their theoretical and ideological orientation, they share a left perspective. Their original essays provide a…

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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Protest or Power?: A Study of the Labour Party book cover

    Protest or Power?

    A Study of the Labour Party

    By Margaret Stewart

    First published in 1974. This book examines the mechanism of the Labour Party, its conference, the National Executive, constituency parties, the workings of Transport House, the Parliamentary party and that highly charged aspect of left-wing affairs, party relations with the trade unions. There is…

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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • The Trade Unions and the Labour Party book cover

    The Trade Unions and the Labour Party

    By Andrew Taylor

    First published in 1987. This book considers the Trade Unions-Labour Party relationship. It traces developments over the 1970s and early 1980s, and analyses the debate between those who argue for the Unions to take a more prominent lead within the Party and those who are against this. This title…

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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • The Labour Party and Whitehall book cover

    The Labour Party and Whitehall

    By Kevin Theakston

    First published in 1992. In this lively and controversial book, Kevin Theakston examines the Yes, Minister-style argument popularised by Tony Benn and Richard Crossman that the civil service obstructs Labour government policies. He argues that in fact the Labour party’s problems and failures in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

  • Labour Relations and Political Change in Eastern Europe: A Comparative Perspective book cover

    Labour Relations and Political Change in Eastern Europe

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by John Thirkell, Richard Scase, Sarah Vickerstaff

    First published in 1995. This volume offers a comparative perspective on labour relations and political change in eastern Europe within a common theoretical and empirical framework. Its coverage includes Bulgaria, and Czech and Slovak republics, Hungary, Poland, and Russia. Particular attention is…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

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