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Communism & Socialism

  • Aftershocksby Seva Gunitsky

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    Over the past century, democracy spread around the world in turbulent bursts of change, sweeping across national borders in dramatic cascades of revolution and reform. Aftershocks is the first book to offer a detailed explanation for this wavelike spread and retreat?not only of democracy but also of its twentieth-century rivals, fascism and communism.... more...

  • Left Americanaby Paul Le Blanc

    Haymarket Books 2017; US$ 19.99

    Essays highlighting socialist and left-wing traditions that helped shape US history in the direction of liberty and justice for all". more...

  • Close But No Cigarby Stephen Purvis

    Orion 2017; US$ 23.99

    For over a decade Stephen Purvis had been a pillar of Havana's expat community, one of many foreign businessmen investing in Cuba's crawl from Cold War communism towards modernity. But for reasons unknown to him he was also under State Security's microscope. One morning during the height of President Raśl Castro's purges in 2012, while his family... more...

  • Harbors Rich with Shipsby Miroslav Krle?a; ?eljko Cipri?

    Monthly Review Press 2017; US$ 29.00

    Miroslav Krle?a was a giant of Yugoslav literature, yet remarkably little of his writing has appeared in English. In a body of work that spans more than five dozen books, including novels, short stories, plays, poetry, and essays, Krle?a steadfastly pursued a radical humanism and artistic integrity.  Harbors Rich in Ships  gives English-speaking readers... more...

  • Where Are The Unions?by Sian Lazar; Peter Waterman

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 29.95

    The first comprehensive comparison of the pink tide in Latin America, the Arab Spring in the Middle East and North Africa and the Occupy and anti-austerity movements in Europe and North America, with a focus on the apparent lack of union involvement more...

  • Why the Dalai Lama is a Socialistby Terry Gibbs

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 19.95

    A unique rethinking of Buddhist and socialist values, and how together they might bring about a better world. more...

  • Anarchism and Other Essaysby Emma Goldman

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    In this book you will find the following essays by anarchist Emma Goldman * Anarchism: What It Really Stands For * Minorities Versus Majorities * The Psychology of Political Violence * Prisons: A Social Crime and Failure * Patriotism: A Menace to Liberty * Francisco Ferrer and The Modern School * The Hypocrisy of Puritanism * The Traffic in Women *... more...

  • Anarchismby Paul Eltzbacher

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    Anarchism is generally defined as the political philosophy which holds the state to be undesirable, unnecessary, and harmful, or alternatively as opposing authority in the conduct of human relations. Proponents of anarchism (known as "anarchists") advocate stateless societies based on non-hierarchical voluntary associations. more...

  • China's Foreign Policy Makingby Lin Su; Yufan Hao

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Various domestic factors impact upon China's foreign policy making, such as bureaucracy, academics, media and public opinion. This stimulating book examines their increasing influence and focuses in particular on China's policy towards the United States, exploring whether there has been an emergence of societal factors, independent of the Communist... more...

  • Transplanting Commercial Law Reformby John Gillespie

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 154.95

    The first sustained analysis examining legal transplantation into East Asia, this volume examines the prospects for transplanting a 'rule of law' that will attract and sustain international trade and investment in this economically dynamic region. The book develops both a general model that explains how legal transplantation shapes legal development... more...