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By Smith Evan,Worley Matthew

ISBN-10: 0719095905

ISBN-13: 9780719095900

ISBN-10: 1526107341

ISBN-13: 9781526107343

opposed to the grain is the 1st basic heritage of the British a long way left to be released within the twenty-first century. Its contents disguise more than a few enterprises past the Labour get together, bringing jointly prime specialists on British left-wing politics to envision problems with classification, race and gender from 1956 to the current day. The essays accumulated listed below are designed to focus on the influence made by way of the a long way left on British politics and society. although the expected revolution didn't come, firms akin to the overseas Socialists, the foreign Marxist workforce and Militant grew to become loved ones names within the Seventies and Eighties. Taken as an entire, the gathering demonstrates the level to which the a ways left has weaved its impression into the political textile of Britain.

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