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Our Global Neighborhood

By: ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, OUP: 1998

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14459


Paperback, 194mm x 127mm , xx prelims, 410pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Book has been well read with block edges now grubby from handling, spine creased. Stamped as "damaged" but pages clean and binding good. First published in 1994, this is a tract by "The Commission on Global Governance" which describes how they seek one world government. Catalogue: Politics. Keywords: globalism, regional, UN, power View more info

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Comrades - Portraits of Soviet Life

By: Bookbinder, Alan ; Lichtenstein, Olivia ; Denton Richard

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, BBC: 1985

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12394


Hardback, 252mm x 175mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 176+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Just a little grubbiness to block edges, book otherwise clean and tight. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with minimal wear. Though the gulag does get a mention, this is a broadly positive account of life in the USSR, published to tie in with a BBC TV series at a time when Communism ... View more info

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War Stories

By: Bowen, Jeremy

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster: 2006

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12383


Hardback, 240mm x 157mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, XX prelims, 297+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean and tight with minimal wear. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal edgewear. A much-travelled BBC war correspondent reflects on his work in the troublespots of a post-Cold War world. Catalogue: politics. Keywords: Bosnia, Sarajevo, Rwanda, Chechnya View more info

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50 Years On - British Socialism 1900-1950

By: Brogan, Colm

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hollis & Carter: 1950

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16263


Paperback, 184mm x 124mm , 72+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Paperback has been well read, some foxing to edges and to covers, else clean. A short-compass celebration and review of British socialism in the first half-century of the Labour Party. Catalogue: politics. Keywords: socialism, Hardie, Labour, TUC View more info

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The Price of Revolution

By: Brogan, D.W.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1951

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16322


Hardback, 224mm x 142mm light blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 280pp. plus index, Good +++/Good +. Book has been handled over years but still clean and tight with minimal wear, differential fading to endpapers. Dustwrapper is clean with light wear to edges. "A Brilliant Survey of Violent [political] Changes and their Effects from the French Revolution to the Present Day." Catalogue: politics. Keywords: politics, Russia, bolshevism, j... View more info

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The Silent State - Secrets, Surveillance and the Myth of British Democracy

By: Brooke, Heather

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 2010

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16323


Paperback, 215mm x 135mm , x prelims, 276pp. plus index, Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with little or no wear. Punchy monograph which exposes the culture of secrecy which has always existed in the British political establishment and which has only worsened in the 21st century… Catalogue: politics. Keywords: corruption, Westminster, Parliament, establishment View more info

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The Last Man in Russia and the Struggle to save a Dying Nation

By: Bullough, Oliver

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2013

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12395


Hardback, 240mm x 157mm black cloth boards, white titles, first edition, 284pp. plus index, Good +++/Good +++. Book has been read, spine a little dusty, front two pages clipped at top, else clean and tight. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. The story of the decline of the Russian nation in its own land, told through the experiences of an Orthodox priest. Catalogue: politics. Keywords: alcoholism, corruption, communism, Russia View more info

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The West, Islam and Islamism

By: Cox, Caroline ; Marks, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Civitas: 2006

Edition: second edition

Inscription: |

Seller ID: 16196


Paperback, 215mm x 135mm , xvi prelims, 237pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. |. Paperback is clean with minimal wear from handling. Analysis of Islamic and Western beliefs and political structures which asks - and answers - the question "Is ideological Islam compatible with liberal democracy?" Catalogue: politics. Keywords: Islam, western, terrorism, tolerance, View more info

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Another Way - Positive response to contemporary violence

By: Curle, Adam

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Oxford, Jon Carpenter: 1995

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13917


Paperback, 215mm x 134mm , x prelims, 150pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled but still tight and clean with minimal wear. "A succinct historical, social scientific and philosophical explanation of the scope and roots of contemporary violence." Catalogue: Politics. Keywords: peace, resolution, war, conflict View more info

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Last Reflections on a War

By: Fall, Bernard B.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1967

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14742


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 288+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good. Book has been handled over years, light wear to edges, pages clean. Paris bookseller sticker on inner front board. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn and chipped around edges. Nineteen scholarly articles and transcripts concerning the Vietnam war, written in the three years prior to the author's February 1967 death in South Vietnam, with a preface by h... View more info

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Hot, Flat & Crowded - Why the World Needs a Green Revolution, and how we can renew our Global Future

By: Friedman, Thomas L.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2008

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14452


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm black cloth boards, white titles, first edition, 438pp. plus index, Good +++/Good +++. Book is tight and clean save for some faint foxing to block edges. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear to edges. An analysis of the "global environmental crisis" and the role of America after 9/11 by the best-selling author of "The World is Flat." Catalogue: Politics. Keywords: green, America, money, oil View more info

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The Improving State of the World - Why We're Living Longer, Healthier, More Comfortable Lives on a Safer Planet

By: Goklany, Indur M.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Washington, DC, Cato Institute: 2007

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14451


Hardback, 236mm x 155mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 516pp. plus index, Very Good/Good +++. Book is clean and tight with little or no wear. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear to edges. A positive account of a globalized world order, published by a leading free-market think-tank prior to the financial crash of 2008. Catalogue: Politics. Keywords: commerce, trade, poverty, wealth View more info

The Federalist or, The New Constitution

By: Hamilton, Alexander ; Madison, James ; Jay John

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London / New York, J.M. Dent / E.P. Dutton: 1948

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 14910


Hardback, 175mm x 110mm orange cloth boards, gilt titles, , xx prelims, 456pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Spine faded with some blotchy marks, book otherwise clean with light wear only. Later print of 1911 Everyman's Library edition of the 1787-88 document which set out the principles of the Constitution of the United States. Catalogue: Politics. Keywords: liberty, government, states, convention View more info

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Czechoslovakia - The Short Goodbye

By: Innes, Abby

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New Haven & London, Yale University Press: 2001

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12397


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 334+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is tight and clean with little or no wear. Dustwrapper is clean and bright. Scholarly yet readable account of how the Czech Republic and Slovakia separated in 1993 after 75 years of troubled political unity including 40+ years of Communist rule Catalogue: politics. Keywords: Havel, Dubcek, velvet, Communism View more info

Unfinished History

By: Keyserlingk, Robert Wendelin

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1948

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5138


Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 330pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. No d/w. Spine bumped, boards basically clean. Single small mark affecting opening pages but block otherwise clean and unmarked, top edge maybe a little dusty. Recollections of European military politics in the early 20th century. Catalogue: Politics. Keywords: History, Russia, Germany, war View more info

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Lenin on the Struggle against Revisionism

By: Lenin, V.I.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press: 1960

Edition: second thus

Seller ID: 16259


Hardback, 194mm x 135mm cream decorated card boards over cloth spine, 98pp. Good/Fair. Book has general light wear from handling, top block edge grubby. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn and chipped with small loss to top rear. Mao-era print of an English translation of instructions by the Bolshevik revolutionary leader concerning those whose revolutionary Marxism is not as pure as it should be. Catalogue: politics. Keywords: communism, bolshevik, revolution, marxism View more info

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U.S. Foreign Policy

By: Lippmann, Walter

Price: £4.25

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1943

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16318


Hardback, 190mm x 125mm brown cloth boards, red titlesq, first edition, xvi prelims, 109pp. Good +/Good +. Book is a wartime production which has been handled over years but still clean overall. Dustwrapper has light wear to edges, corners frayed at bottom right and top left. A wartime monograph by an American political insider with valuable speculation on post-war US foreign policy. Catalogue: politics. Keywords: America, state, interest, power View more info

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Sentenced and Tried - The Stalinist Purges in Czechoslovakia

By: Loebl, Eugene

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Elek: 1969

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 550


Hardback, 220mm x 143mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 272pp. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is a little darkened by age else clean, tight and unmarked. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some darkening of age and a little wear here and there but still presentable. Translated from the German by Maurice Michael, this is an account of the so-called Slansky trial - a grim episode in the history of Communist Czecholslovakia. Catalogue: True Crime. Keywords: Czechoslov... View more info

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And Crocodiles Are Hungry At Night

By: Mapanje, Jack

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Banbury, Oxon, Ayebia, Clarke: 2011

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16290


Paperback, 197mm x 130mm , xi prelims, 435pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is clean with just a little grubbiness to block edges. "A chronicle of a poet's imprisonment under life president Banda of Malawi." Catalogue: politics. Keywords: Africa, prisoner, Malawi, Banda View more info

Image for Dulles - A biography of Eleanor, Allen and John Foster Dulles and Their Family Network

Dulles - A biography of Eleanor, Allen and John Foster Dulles and Their Family Network

By: Mosley, Leonard

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1978

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 440


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 530+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good. Book is tight and unmarked, but has been read, with some evidence of handling to block edges, spine also bumped. Dustwrapper (now protected and secured) has wear to edges, some creasing, small nick at top spine rear, and a long flattened tear at top front by spine. Major biography of the three siblings who more or less ran US... View more info

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Tread Softly For You Tread on My Jokes

By: Muggeridge, Malcolm

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Readers Union - Collins: 1967

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16293


Hardback, 210mm x 135mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 320pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been handled over years but still tight and clean save for foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper has light wear to edges and heavy foxing to all surfaces. Self-selected anthology of witty articles on sundry political matters by a master of the bon-mot. Catalogue: politics. Keywords: journalism, humour, wit View more info

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Africa Since Independence

By: Nugent, Paul

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan: 2004

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16292


Paperback, 234mm x 153mm , xix prelims, 620pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been well read, spine creased, block edges a little grubby, clean and tight overall. A genuinely comparative study of "the different trajectories and experiences of independent African states" in the post-colonial period. Catalogue: politics. Keywords: postcolonial, democracy, tribal, HIV This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge th... View more info

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Londonistan - How Britain is Creating a Terror State Within

By: Phillips, Melanie

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Gibson Square: 2006

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16325


Hardback, 222mm x 140mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 304pp. plus index, Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean and tight, minimal wear from handling. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with minimal wear. No-holds-barred account of Islamist activity in London, seemingly with the full knowledge of the British state, penned in the aftermath of the 7/7 London bombings of 2005. Catalogue: politics. Keywords: Islamism, terrorism, al-qaeda, 7/7 View more info

Government - The indisputable evidence showing that the peoples of earth shall have a righteous government and explaining the manner of its establishment

By: Rutherford, J.F.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: New York, Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society: 1928

Seller ID: 8370


Hardback, 185mm x 118mm orange cloth boards, gilt titles, , 363pp. plus index, Colour illustrations.Fair/NoWrapper. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed, differential fading to endpapers, some foxing to block dges and staining to edge at rear also affercting rear board edge. 1.922,500 edition of this Jehovah's Witness text concerning the end times. Catalogue: politics. Keywords: Jehovah, Government, Satan View more info

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The Long March - The Untold Story

By: Salisbury, Harrison E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1986

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16291


Paperback, 196mm x 130mm , 420+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Paperback has been well read, spine creased, block edges tanned, foxing also to edges and to opening/closing pages. Softcover edition of excellent account of the fabled flight of Mao and the Chinese Communists in 1935-36, written by Sailsbury after he had traversed the route for himself in 1984. Catalogue: politics. Keywords: Mao, Communist, China, KMT View more info

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Who Runs This Place? The Anatomy of Britain in the 21st Century

By: Sampson, Anthony

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 2004

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16145


Hardback, 240mm x 157mm red cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 418pp. plus index, Good +++/. Book is clean and tight with some wear from handling. Ephemeral Guardian obituary of author from 12/2004. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. Excellent account to the power structures of British politics at the height of the Blair regime. Catalogue: Politics. Keywords: politics, Parliament, government, state View more info

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The Government and Politics of the Soviet Union

By: Schapiro, Leonard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson University Library: 1967

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 11569


Hardback, 215mm x 142mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, second edition, 176pp. plus index, Good +/Good +. Exterior is dusty and a little musty around edges, light wear to block edges, book otherwise clean and tight. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some fading, also chipped loss at corners. A dry but comprehensive account of the political power apparatus of the mature Soviet Union. Catalogue: politics. Keywords: Communism, USSR, oblast, nomenklatura View more info

Image for The Mayor and the Citadel - Teddy Kollek and Jerusalem

The Mayor and the Citadel - Teddy Kollek and Jerusalem

By: Shepherd, Naomi

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1987

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 441


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 175+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book is tight and unmarked, block edges just a little darkened by age. Fading at edges of ends of spine. Dustwrapper is unmarked with little or no wear, but a little darkened by age. A portrait of a famous civic leader - and the divided city which he had led for almost two decades at time of publication. Catalogue: Polit... View more info

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Engaged with the Arts - writings from the frontline

By: Tusa, John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London & New York, I.B. Tauris: 2007

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16324


Hardback, 222mm x 145mm grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, vi prelims, 223pp. Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean and tight with just a hint of grubbiness to block edges. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear, just a few faint smudges. Account of life as an "arts leader" by the MD of London's Barbican Centre and erstwhile BBC TV journalist. Catalogue: politics. Keywords: Barbican, culture, funding, management View more info

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In Defence of Aristocracy

By: Worsthorne, Peregrine

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2004

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 16143


Hardback, 224mm x 142mm grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 232pp. plus index, Very Good/Good +++. Inscribed by author. Book is clean with little or no wear, owner inscription also on front endpaper. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear, some tiny marks to rear. Sincere and well-made argument for a continuing political role for traditional aristocracy in Britain. Catalogue: Politics. Keywords: Lords, civility, manners, continuity View more info