History: Political History

  • Germany, Europe and the Persistence of Nations: Transformation, Interests and Identity, 1989-1996 book cover

    Germany, Europe and the Persistence of Nations

    Transformation, Interests and Identity, 1989-1996, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Wood

    Published in 1998, this book is an articulate and densely documented account of political, cultural and historical forces and tensions involved in contemporary European integration; most especially concerning Germany. In doing so it provides an effective fusion of a vast array of material from what…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • French Presidentialism and the Election of 1995 book cover

    French Presidentialism and the Election of 1995

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lorna Milne, John Gaffney

    First published in 1997, this volume examines the presidential elections, one of the central events of the democratic process in France, and arguably the main organising principle of French politics since 1962, provide an opportunity to assess the development of the regime. More significantly, they…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • Labour's Battle in the U.S.A: he Fight for Industrial Unionism book cover

    Labour's Battle in the U.S.A

    he Fight for Industrial Unionism, 1st Edition

    By J. Raymond Walsh

    First published in 1938. This study of the labour crisis in the USA consists of interviews with leaders and members of labour unions, unorganised workers, businessmen, and those in positions of public responsibility. The author explores the foundations of the crisis, and examines the possible…

    Paperback – 2020-05-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

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

    Labour in London

    A Study in Municipal Achievement, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
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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, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

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

    The French Workers' Movement

    Economic Crisis and Political Change, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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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  • The Trade Unions and the Labour Party book cover

    The Trade Unions and the Labour Party

    1st Edition

    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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  • The Labour Party and Whitehall book cover

    The Labour Party and Whitehall

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
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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, 1st Edition

    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…

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