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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 25 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book That
    That's Funny You Don't Look Anti-Semitic: An Anti-Racist Analysis of Left Antisemitism - by Steve Cohen

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781916235700 | ISBN 10: 1916235700

    Steve Cohen’s book That's Funny You Don't Look Anti-Semitic, looks at the history of Left antisemitism from a Marxist perspective.  From the early Labour movement's support for the Aliens Act 1905, the Left's inability to stem the influence ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bad news for Labour: Antisemitism, the Party and Public Belief by Greg Philo
    Bad news for Labour: Antisemitism, the Party and Public Belief - by Greg Philo

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780745340661 | ISBN 10: 0745340660

    During the summer of 2018, numerous members of the Labour Party were accused of anti-Semitic behaviour by their detractors. The controversy reached fever pitch amid claims that the Labour Party had become 'institutionally racist' under the leadership ... more

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  • Cover image of book Corbynism from Below by Mark Perryman (Editor)
    Corbynism from Below - by Mark Perryman (Editor)

    £15.00   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912064250 | ISBN 10: 1912064251

    In 2017 Jeremy Corbyn surprised everyone, including his own supporters, by depriving Theresa May of her majority. Two years on, with May forced out, Boris Johnson in, and a dramatic constitutional crisis over Brexit, the country is likely to be facin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Protest and Power: The Battle For The Labour Party by David Kogan
    Protest and Power: The Battle For The Labour Party - by David Kogan

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781448217281 | ISBN 10: 1448217288

    Labour has shifted from the New Left, to New Labour, to Corbynista Labour. Now, it may see power again with a most unlikely group of activists from the 1970s, becoming the fourth generation to win power since 1945.   Only Clement Attlee, Harol ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Women in the Room: Labour
    The Women in the Room: Labour's Forgotten History - by Nan Sloane

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781788312233 | ISBN 10: 1788312236

    In February 1900 a group of men representing trade unionists, socialists, Fabians and Marxists gathered in London to make another attempt at establishing an organisation capable of getting working-class men elected to Parliament. The body they set up ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jeremy Corbyn and the Strange Rebirth of Labour England by Francis Beckett and Mark Seddon
    Jeremy Corbyn and the Strange Rebirth of Labour England - by Francis Beckett and Mark Seddon

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785904004 | ISBN 10: 1785904000

    Post-war Labour England wasn’t a bad place to live, but after Labour’s 2015 election defeat, the prospect of a healthier, happier and fairer country seemed more remote than ever.   Who would have predicted that career backbencher and seria ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Way of the Activist by Jamie Driscoll & Rachel Broadbent
    The Way of the Activist - by Jamie Driscoll & Rachel Broadbent

    £11.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781999939106 | ISBN 10: 1999939107

    The best way to learn is to participate. Don't leave it to the experts: learn for yourself.   When is an emotional argument more effective than a logical one? What are the group dynamics that determine an organisations success or failure? How do i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Corbyn: The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics by Richard Seymour
    Corbyn: The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics - by Richard Seymour

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786632999 | ISBN 10: 1786632993

    Demolishing the Blairite opposition in 2015, Jeremy Corbyn saw off an attempted coup against his leadership under the banner of the "soft left" one year on. This unassuming antiwar socialist now leads Labour with a huge mandate. For the first time in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Citizen Clem by John Bew
    Citizen Clem - by John Bew

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780879925 | ISBN 10: 178087992x

    The Orwell Prize-winning biography of Clement Attlee, a landmark contribution to the political dialogue by the 'outstanding historian of his generation'  **WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING** **WINNER OF THE ELIZABETH LONGFORD ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long and Winding Road by Alan Johnson
    The Long and Winding Road - by Alan Johnson

    £16.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780593076033 | ISBN 10: 0593076036

    From the condemned slums of Southam Street in West London to the corridors of power in Westminster, Alan Johnson’s multi-award-winning autobiography charts an extraordinary journey, almost unimaginable in today’s Britain.  This third volume ... more

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  • Cover image of book Broken Vows: Tony Blair - The Tragedy of Power by Tom Bower
    Broken Vows: Tony Blair - The Tragedy of Power - by Tom Bower

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571314225 | ISBN 10: 0571314228

    When Tony Blair became prime minister in May 1997, he was, at forty-three, the youngest person to hold that office since 1812. With a landslide majority, his approval rating was 93 per cent and he went on to become Labour's longest-serving premier.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nye: The Political Life of Aneurin Bevan by Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds
    Nye: The Political Life of Aneurin Bevan - by Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784535629 | ISBN 10: 1784535621

    Aneurin - Nye - Bevan was one of the pivotal Labour figures of the post-war era. As Minister for Health in Attlee's government, his role in the foundation of the NHS, the world's largest publically-funded health service and the centre-piece of the Op ... more

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  • Cover image of book Being Red: A Politics for the Future by Ken Livingstone
    Being Red: A Politics for the Future - by Ken Livingstone

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780745399058 | ISBN 10: 0745399053

    How should the left govern? In the wake of a huge surge of interest in the Labour Party, Ken Livingstone serves up an insider's account of the Party and its future, at a pivotal moment in its history.  At a time when many are now looking to r ... more

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  • Cover image of book Corbyn
    Corbyn's Campaign - by Tom Unterrainer (Editor)

    £7.95   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780851248516 | ISBN 10: 0851248519

    With contributions from Umaar Kazmi, Abi Rhodes, Ben Sellers, Christine Shawcroft, Tony Simpson, Nadia Whittome, Adele Williams, Chris Williamson, plus Jeremy Corbyn Defying all expectations, Jeremy Corbyn was elected Labour Leader with a resou ... more

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  • Cover image of book A History of the British Labour Party by Andrew Thorpe
    A History of the British Labour Party - by Andrew Thorpe

    £19.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781137409829 | ISBN 10: 1137409827

    Thorpe's book has established itself as the best single-volume study of the whole of the Labour party's history.  Now updated in the light of recent debates, this fourth edition brings the story up to the present with a new final chapter on the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Keir Hardie: From Serfdom to Socialism by Keir Hardie
    Keir Hardie: From Serfdom to Socialism - by Keir Hardie

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910448472 | ISBN 10: 1910448478

    Keir Hardie was the founder of the Labour Party, a pioneer trade unionist, a tireless campaigner for womens rights, and the first working man ever to be elected to Parliament.  As a key text for the first generation of Labour Party activists, F ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sailing Close to the Wind: Reminiscences by Dennis Skinner
    Sailing Close to the Wind: Reminiscences - by Dennis Skinner

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784291235 | ISBN 10: 1784291234

    Dennis Skinner, the famed Beast of Bolsover, is adored by legions of supporters and respected as well as feared by admiring enemies. Fiery and forthright, with a prodigious recall, Skinner is one of the best-known politicians in Britain. He remains a ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Walk-On Part: Diaries 1994-1999 by Chris Mullin
    A Walk-On Part: Diaries 1994-1999 - by Chris Mullin

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846685248 | ISBN 10: 1846685249

    In this title, Yes Minister meets Alan Clark. The third and final volume of Chris Mullin's acclaimed diaries begins on the night John Smith died in May 1994, and continues until the moment of Mullin's assumption into government in July 1999. Together ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ed: the Milibands and the Making of a Labour Leader by Mehdi Hasan
    Ed: the Milibands and the Making of a Labour Leader - by Mehdi Hasan

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781849543774 | ISBN 10: 1849543771

    What makes a man put politics and ambition before family? Ed Miliband is perhaps the least understood political leader of modern times. This book reveals where he has come from and where he is going. It charts his unique upbringing, against the backd ... more

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  • Cover image of book You Can
    You Can't Say That: Memoirs - by Ken Livingstone

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780571280414 | ISBN 10: 0571280412

    A frank, gripping and moving - and controversial - autobiography from one of the most idiosyncratic and effective politicians of the last fifty years. His political convictions, his distance from New Labour, and his direct, plain-speaking style and p ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Verdict: Did Labour Change Britain? by Polly Toynbee and David Walker
    The Verdict: Did Labour Change Britain? - by Polly Toynbee and David Walker

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781847082503 | ISBN 10: 1847082505

    Did the Labour government improve people's lives? Are we healthier, wealthier or wiser; happier or safer than in 1997, when Labour came to power? If we are, how much do we have to thank Blair and Brown and their cabinets for? In The Verdict, Polly To ... more

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  • Cover image of book Speak for Britain! A New History of the Labour Party by Martin Pugh
    Speak for Britain! A New History of the Labour Party - by Martin Pugh

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099520788 | ISBN 10: 0099520788

    An original and challenging interpretation of the Labour Party's evolution.  * Appearing at a critical juncture in the history of the Labour Party, Speak for Britain! provides an original and challenging interpretation of Labours evoluti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who Runs Britain? by Robert Peston
    Who Runs Britain? - by Robert Peston

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780340839447 | ISBN 10: 0340839449

    On 13 September 2007, Robert Peston broke the news that Northern Rock had become a victim of the global credit crunch and was seeking an emergency loan from the Bank of England. It was the latest in a long line of scoops by this award-winning journal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gorgeous George: Maverick in the House by David Morley and Clive Anderson
    Gorgeous George: Maverick in the House - by David Morley and Clive Anderson

    £19.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781842751855 | ISBN 10: 1842751859

    The first biography of the most fascinating ego and least likely celebrity of recent times. George Galloway has made a career of confrontation and has a life story that is stranger than fiction, with all the key ingredients of a soap opera - powe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Old Labour to New: The Dreams That Inspired, the Battles That Divided by Greg Rosen
    Old Labour to New: The Dreams That Inspired, the Battles That Divided - by Greg Rosen

    £30.00   hardback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781842750452 | ISBN 10: 1842750453

    A gripping account of the dramas that have electrified British politics over the last century. This is the story of the hopes and dreams that inspired the creation of the Labour Party and drove the personalities that created the NHS, established the ... more

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