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CHINA'S RISE: STRENGTH AND FRAGILITYCHINA'S RISE: STRENGTH AND FRAGILITY
Au Loong Yu
with contributions from Bai Ruixue, Bruno Jetin and Pierre Rousset


Issue 54 of the IIRE Notebooks for Study and Research

Published by Merlin Press in association with Resistance Books and IIRE

Published November 2012
LONDON RECRUITSLONDON RECRUITS
The Secret War Against Apartheid

Compiled and edited by Ken Keable

With an introduction by Ronnie Kasrils and a foreword by Z. Pallo Jordan

Published February 2012
'THROWING DOWN WHITE MAN''THROWING DOWN WHITE MAN'
Cape Rule and Misrule in Colonial Lesotho 1871-1884
by Peter Sanders
With 61 illustrations

Published June 2011
LAND TENURE, GENDER AND GLOBALISATIONLAND TENURE, GENDER AND GLOBALISATION
Research and Analysis from Africa, Asia and Latin America

Edited by Dzodzi Tsikata and Pamela Golah

Published June 2010

DECOLONIZATION AND EMPIREDECOLONIZATION AND EMPIRE
Contesting the Rhetoric and Reality of Resubordination in Southern Africa and Beyond
by John s. Saul

Published 2008

Co-published with Wits University Press
GENOCIDE IN GERMAN SOUTH-WEST AFRICAGENOCIDE IN GERMAN SOUTH-WEST AFRICA
The Colonial War of 1904-1908 and its Aftermath
Edited by Jürgen Zimmerer & Joachim Zeller
Translated and introduced by E. Neather, Univeristy of Exeter

Published March 2008
THE REPUBLIC OF HUNGER AND OTHER ESSAYSTHE REPUBLIC OF HUNGER AND OTHER ESSAYS
by Utsa Patnaik

Published December 2007
HISTORIES OF NAMIBIAHISTORIES OF NAMIBIA
Living Through the Liberation Struggle
Life histories told to Colin Leys and Susan Brown

Published December 2004
THE NEXT LIBERATION STRUGGLETHE NEXT LIBERATION STRUGGLE
Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy in Southern Africa
by John S. Saul

Published February 2006
LIFE AS THE RIVER FLOWSLIFE AS THE RIVER FLOWS
Women in the Malayan Anti-Colonial Struggle
Interviews and Introduction by Agnes Khoo

Published February 2007
ZIMBABWE'S PLUNGE ZIMBABWE'S PLUNGE
Exhausted Nationalism, Neoliberalism and the Struggle for Social Justice

by Patrick Bond & Masimba Manyanya

Zimbabwe confronts contradictions that bedevil both nationalists and neo-liberals. An alternative political project is sketched out, drawing on the Zimbabwean people's struggles for social justice.
This book makes international comparisons, and applies great analytical depth to the country's politics. Four appendices provide current seminal economic texts from the ruling party, the MDC, the National Working People's Convention and Jubilee South.
272 pages
ISBN. 0850365171
2002 Paperback
Rights: Europe only.

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Price:14.95



THE CAPE TOWN INTELLECTUALS THE CAPE TOWN INTELLECTUALS
Ruth Schechter and Her Circle, 1907-1934

by Baruch Hirson

The story of Ruth Schechter who lived most of her life in Cape Town where she encountered powerful figures, and powerless coloureds living in District Six. ( inc. F Bodmer, M. K. Gandhi, L. Hogben, L. van der Post, and B. Farrington) she became a particularly close to Olive Schreiner.
220x 150 mm Illustrated: Black and white photos, xxxi+253 pp, index.
ISBN. 0850365007
2001 Paperback

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Price:14.95



BRAM FISCHER BRAM FISCHER
A Life for Africa

Naomi Mitchison

A study of an Afrikaner who deserted his conservative family and his own ruling class to fight with Africans and workers against Apartheid.
214x135mm 190pp.
1973 Paperback


Price:14.95



BOLIVIA. THE REVOLUTION DERAILED? BOLIVIA. THE REVOLUTION DERAILED?
The Crisis of 1952 and the Trotskyist Movement
Edited by Al Richardson

This book considers the role of Trotskyism in Bolivia, where in the 1950's, it had a leading position within the workers' movement. When in 1952 that country was plunged into a situation of deep crisis, was this a situation of dual power? Select documentation- six key texts- both defend and criticise the policies followed at the time by the Bolivian Revolutionary Workers Party (POR).

Contents: Juan Robles: Trotskyism in Bolivia; Guillermo Lora: The Bolivian revolution and the Activity of the POR; Pierre Broué: Bolivia, 9 April 1952: A Forgotten 'February Revolution'?; International Executive Committee: Draft Resolution; Liborio Justo: Bolivia. The Revolution Defeated; Jean Lieven: Bolivia; Jose Villa: A Revolution Betrayed.

Revolutionary History Vol 4 No 3, 1992; ISSN 0953-2382; includes regular features: Editorial; Work in Progress; Book Reviews; Obituaries; Reader's Notes.

A5 160 pages
ISBN. 9780955502804
1992

Price:12.00



THE HIDDEN PEARL OF THE CARIBBEAN THE HIDDEN PEARL OF THE CARIBBEAN
Trotskyism in Cuba
Edited by Al Richardson

Essays on the movement before the Second World War and its subsequent evolution: Gary Tennant describes the origins of Cuban Trotskyism within the Cuban Communist Party in the late 1920s, its rôle in the Revolution of the 1930s, the Second World War and the Revolution of 1959, and its troubled existence under Castro's regime. He shows the strong support it enjoyed within the working class during the 1930s, and the constant contradiction between its commitment to the concept of Permanent Revolution and its adaptation to bourgeois nationalist currents.

Contents: Editorial; Gary Tennant, An Introduction to the History of Trotskyism in Cuba; Gary Tennant, The Background: Nationalism and Communism in Cuba; Gary Tennant, Julio Antonio Mella and the Roots of Dissension in the Partido Comunista de Cuba; Gary Tennant, The Birth of Dissident Cuban Communism and the Oposición Comunista de Cuba, 1930-33; Gary Tennant, The Partido Bolchevique Leninista and the Revolution of the 1930s; Gary Tennant, Trotskyism in Cuba Between the Revolutions; Gary Tennant, The Reorganised Partido Obrero Revolucionario (Trotskista) and the 1959 Revolution; To the Cuban Workers and Peasants; Letter from the Workers Party of the United States to the Cuban Trotskyists; Gary Tennant, Historical Vignettes; An Interview with Roberto Acosta Hechavarría; The International Secretariat and the Cuban Trotskyists; Thirty Years Since the Death of Ernesto Guevara.

Revolutionary History Vol 7 No 3, 2000, ISSN 0953-2382 includes regular features: Editorial; Work in Progress; Book Reviews; Obituaries; Reader's Notes.

230 x 145 mm. 315 pages
ISBN. 9781899438334
2000

Price:14.95



WORKING CLASS OF INDIA WORKING CLASS OF INDIA
History of Emergence and Movement

by Sukomal Sen

Revised and enlarged second edition.
A historical survey relating trade union and political developments to the revolutionary dynamism of the Indian Working class from 1830 to 1900. Brief notes on events up to 1995.
210x 137mm xii+577pp
1997 Paperback

Rights: Europe only.

Price:18.95



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