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Bertrand Russell books published by Spokesman Books the imprint of the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation.
We publish a number of new editions of Bertrand Russell's Philosophical Classics.
A list of our new and most recently published titles.
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John Arden, playwright and novelist, born 26 October 1930; died 28 March 2012. In 2009, produced a glorious collection of stories entitled Gallows and Other Tales of Suspicion and Obession, which mingles black comedy with melodrama to probe the underside of Irish and English history from the 17th century to the 21st.
Our good comrade and friend, Michael, died in London on 7 May after several weeks in hospital following a fall at home. During his long and eventful life, he worked closely with the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation and the Institute for Workers Control, and was a regular contributor to The Spokesman journal. We shall miss him greatly.
Tony Benn, formerly the leading light of the parliamentary left in Britain and long time peace campaigner, is also a celebrated author. He has written a number of stimulating and incisive books and pamphlets, which Spokesman Books have published.
Bukharin was the youngest of the senior leaders of the Russian October Revolution, sometimes described in the earliest days of 1917 as Lenins favourite. He had been judicially murdered after a grisly show trial which marked the culmination of Stalins round of purges in the late thirties. His widow and son struggled for decades to secure his rehabilitation.
Trevor Griffiths was born and educated in Manchester and has been writing for theatre, television and cinema since the late 1960s. Here you can view and purchase the plays, television scripts and screenplays byTrevor Griffiths published by Spokesman Books.
Stuart Holland has been involved in national and international policy making since he was an economic and political assistant in the Cabinet Office and 10 Downing Street in the 1960s.
Zhores Medvedev, a leading international scientist, revealed to an unbelieving world the nuclear disaster which took place at Kyshtym in the Urals during the 1950s, confounding nuclear experts who denied his case. He tells this story in a preface to the new edition of his classic study, The Legacy of Chernobyl, which Spokesman published on 6 August to mark Hiroshima Day.
Thomas Paine, revolutionary and philosopher, whose bicentenary falls in 2009.
Spokesman Books enjoyed a great relationship with Kurt Vonnegut and in this section you will find the many articles and pamphlets he so kindly had published with us.
Dexter Whitfield is Director of European Services Strategy Unit and Adjunct Associate Professor, Australian Workplace Innovation and Social Research Centre, University of Adelaide.
Key Words is committed to developing the tradition of cultural materialism derived from the founding analysis of culture and society in the work of Raymond Williams.
Customers of the Russell Press sometimes request help with international standard book numbers (ISBNs), bar codes, and other matters in order to make their publications available more widely to the public and book trade. To meet this need, we evolved the idea of an imprint, Leen* Editions, and purchased ISBNs accordingly.
Our History section includes titles such as
Books on economy by writers such as Stuart Holland, K. William Kapp, Ken Coates, Michael Barratt Brown and Dexter Whitfield can be found in this section of our website.
What is education for? What should be taught? Who should control schools? How should educational progress be measured? How much testing is too much testing? Do academy schools 'work'?
A number of our titles are texts that are used for teaching in universities, colleges and schools.
The Institute for Workers' Control was formed in 1968 to act as a research and educational body, to co-ordinate discussion and communication between workers' control groups and trade unions, and to publish important materials on industrial democracy and workers' control.
Cathy Davis and Alan Wigfield's Housing: Did it have to be like this? and Let's Build the Houses - Quick! provides a socialist critique of New Labour's performance in this field.
'To our generation fell the good fortune of re-discovering the Levellers. To the classical liberal historians they meant rather less than nothing. This neglect is puzzling.
Socialist Renewal grew out of the discussions around Labour's abandonment of Clause Four, in 1995. A general invitation was issued to socialist authors to write for us. A dozen pamphlets and half a dozen books followed.
Our Trade Union Classics series started with Up and Down Stream by Harry Gosling.
Based in Nottingham, Spokesman Books publishes a range of titles with local themes. For 2011, we are adding a new, enlarged edition of Means-Test Man by Walter Brierley This celebrated novel, introduced by Andy Croft, describes a week in the life of an unemployed Derbyshire miner. Set in the 1930s and written by a miner out of his own bitter experience, it was one of the most powerful and original novels of that decade.
Spokesman Books' titles about peace activism in the First World War.
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