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Ending the Crisis of Capitalism or Ending Capitalism?, Amin, Samir
1 Amin, Samir Ending the Crisis of Capitalism or Ending Capitalism?
Cape Town Pambazuka Press 2011 190638780X / 9781906387808 First Edition Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy. 199 pages. With his usual verve and sharpness Samir Amin examines the factors that brought about the 2008 financial collapse and explores the systemic crisis of capitalism after two decades of neoliberal globalisation. He lays bare the relationship between dominating oligopolies and the globalisation of the world economy. The current crisis, he argues, is a profound crisis of the capitalist system itself, bringing forward an era in which wars, and perhaps revolutions, will once again shake the world. 
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Lord Beaconsfield's Correspondence with His Sister 1832-1852, Beaconsfield, Lord
2 Beaconsfield, Lord Lord Beaconsfield's Correspondence with His Sister 1832-1852
London John Murray 1886 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Gilt titles and black decoration on red cloth boards which have a few marks to front and 'Mudies Select Library' paper label to front, although this is not an ex library book, else clean and unmarked with just a touch of wear to spine head. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked with armorial bookplate of William Hicks (probably Hicks of Beverston, crest created in 1619) and motto 'Cassis Tutissima Virtus'. Second edition with portrait frontispiece tissue guarded. Preface by Ralph Disraeli brother of Lord Beaconsfield, who was Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) the novelist and statesman. The volume of letters was in response to numerous requests and includes many interesting and historical issues and people. 
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Towards Smaller Government  -  The Second Wave of the Revolution, Blackwell, Lord
3 Blackwell, Lord Towards Smaller Government - The Second Wave of the Revolution
London Centre for Policy Studies 2001 1903219302 / 9781903219300 First Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy. 26 pages. This contains the text of the lecture delivered by Lord Blackwell on the occasion of the 2001 Annual Meeting of the Centre or Policy Studies. Comprises: Introduction; Britain's Tradition of Liberty; The Third Way Threat; The Need for a New Wave of the Revolution; Making the Case. 
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A Peace Policy for Europe, Brandt, Willy
4 Brandt, Willy A Peace Policy for Europe
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1969 0030730406 / 9780030730405 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Gilt title and motif on blue cloth boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is light foxing to fore and top edges else very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket is VG and is not price clipped. Willy Brandt (1913-1992) was Vice Chancellor, Foreign Minister of West Germany and leader of the Social Democratic Party. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1971 and his legacy was his 'Ostpolitik' - a policy aimed at improving relations with East Germany, Poland, and the Soviet Union. This book is an imaginative, thought provoking, and urgent statement on world stability. ** Loosely included is an obituary from the Daily Telegraph ** **** NOT EX LIB **** 
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Europe  - The Europe We Need, Brittan, Leon
5 Brittan, Leon Europe - The Europe We Need
London Hamish Hamilton 1994 0241002494 / 9780241002490 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine uninscribed copy with Fine complete dustjacket. Sir Leon Brittan Q.C. was during his seven years in the Conservative Government, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Home Secretary and Secretary of State for Trade and Industry before becoming responsible for international economic relations at the European Commission. This lucid and cogently argued book is a response to Europe's history and current state of the Community in which he examines in detail and explains the crucial, but often mystifying, issues. 
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US Foreign Policy After the Cold War  -  Global Hegemon or Reluctant Sheriff?, Cameron, Fraser
6 Cameron, Fraser US Foreign Policy After the Cold War - Global Hegemon or Reluctant Sheriff?
Oxfordshire Routledge 2010 0415358655 / 9780415358651 Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with no inscriptions. Second edition updated. The book provides a comprehensive introduction to the main actors and machinery of American foreign policy. It also offers an assessment of the foreign policy records of the Clinton and the two Bush administrations. It examines how America struggled to find a defining role in the decade after the Cold War and then assesses the revolution in US foreign and security policy brought about as a result of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The book provides an inside account of the major actors in US foreign policy - the White House, the State Department, the Pentagon, intelligence agencies, Congress, media and public opinion. It then considers the priorities of US foreign policy. 
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Hegemony or Survival  -  America's Quest for Global Dominance, Chomsky, Noam
7 Chomsky, Noam Hegemony or Survival - America's Quest for Global Dominance
London Hamish Hamilton 2003 0241142504 / 9780241142509 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First UK edition, First printing. 278 pages. The United States is in the process of staking out not just the globe, but the last unarmed spot in our neighbourhood - the skies - as a militarized sphere of influence. Our earth and its skies are, for the Bush administration, the final frontiers of imperial control. In this book Noam Chomsky explains how we came to this moment, what kind of peril we find ourselves in, and why our rulers are willing to jeopardize the future of our species. Chomsky dissects America's quest for global supremacy, tracking the US government's aggressive pursuit of policies intended to achieve 'full spectrum dominance' at any cost. 
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World Orders, Old and New  -  With a New Epilogue, Chomsky, Noam
8 Chomsky, Noam World Orders, Old and New - With a New Epilogue
London Pluto Press 1997 0745313205 / 9780745313207 Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy. 343 pages. In this widely acclaimed study of global politics, Noam Chomsky offers a devastating critique of conventional definitions of the 'new world order'. It is, he argues, nothing more than an ingenious piece of 'historical engineering', wherby the pretexts for the Cold War - nuclear threat, Eastern Bloc menace - have been deftly replaced by a new set of convenient justifications for a Western agenda that remains largely unchanged. He draws together a wealth of historical detail in support of his argument, demonstrating with awesome clarity that the basic rules of world order remain as they always hve been. The book has been updated to include coverage of the latest developments in the Middle East peace process. 
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A Funny Thing Happened...  -  Conservative Anecdotes, Cope, Sir John
9 Cope, Sir John A Funny Thing Happened... - Conservative Anecdotes
Cambridge Colt 1991 0905899040 / 9780905899046 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Spence, Philip 
A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. Foreword by Christopher Patten. Published in association with Conservative Central Office. The M.P. author has assembled prize anecdotes from other Members of Parliament, Ministers, Peers and officials of the Conservative party. Witty, quirky and often hilarious, these anecdotes uncover the humour in all aspects of political life, and are an indispensible aid for many an after-dinner speaker. Cartoons by Philip Spence capture the humour. 
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The Strange Death of Socialist Britain  -  Post War British Politics, Cosgrave, Patrick
10 Cosgrave, Patrick The Strange Death of Socialist Britain - Post War British Politics
London Constable 1992 0094714304 / 9780094714304 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 271 pages. 17 illustrations. Patrick Cosgrave, the well-known political writer and biographer, here considers the history of British politics from 1945 to the present day. The first period stretches from 1945-1951, in which year the Conservatives returned to power. The second period runs from 1951-1979, and during this period, allowing for the hiccup of the Heath administration from 1970-1974, Governments of both major parties sought, with minor changes, to administer the revolution which Clement Attlee had bequesthed to them. The final period runs from 1979 to date, in which Margaret Thatcher set out to reverse the policies introduced after the war by Attlee and the concensus that broadly speaking existed between 1945-1979. This is therefore the story of revolution followed by consolidation, followed by counter-revolution. 
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Edmund Burke  -  His Life and Legacy, Crowe, Ian      (editor)
11 Crowe, Ian (editor) Edmund Burke - His Life and Legacy
Dublin Four Courts Press 1997 1851823069 / 9781851823062 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 221 pages. Portrait frontispiece. This collection of essays marks the bicentenary of the death of Edmund Burke and brings together the latest international perspectives and research on Burke's legacy from academics and politicians across two continents, acknowledging Burke's considerable legacy to Briish political thought. It focuses on the relationship between political philosophy and the practice of politics. Comprises: Introduction - Principles and Circumstances by Ian Crowe; Edmund Burke and British Views of the American Revolution by Peter J. Stanlis; Burke and India by P.J. Marshall; Rereading the French Revolution - Burke and the Paradoxes of History by Steven Blakemore; Burke's Irish Views and Writings by I.M. Cullen; Edmund Burke and the Conservative Party in the 19th Century by James Sack; The Influence of Burke's Writings in Post-Revolutionary France by Yves Chiron; Burke's Legacy in the Debate on Irish Affairs by Conor Cruise O'Brien; The Political Economy of Edmund Burke by Norman Barry; Edmund Burke's Philosophy of Rights by Joseph Pappin III; An Empire of Peoples - Burke, Government and National Character by Bruce Frohnen; The Relevance of Edmund Burke by Sir Robert Rhodes James; Edmund Burke and the Politicians by Michael Gove; Burke and the Cold War - Bourgeois Triumphalist or Cassandra by Mark Almond; Edmund Burke and the British Constitution by Jim McCue; Edmund Burke and New Labour by Lord Plant of Highfield; Edmund Burke and Modern Conservatism by John Redwood; Edmund Burke and Contemporary American Conservatism by Mark C. Henrie. 
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Socialism Explained, Crozier, Brian and Seldon, Arthur
12 Crozier, Brian and Seldon, Arthur Socialism Explained
London The Sherwood Press 1984 0907671063 / 9780907671060 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cummings, Michael 
A Very Good clean, tight and unmarked copy apart from a little light foxing to inside front cover and a very small indentation to front. A lively analysis of the socialist movement in Britain and other countries and concludes that socialism is bound to fail. Illustrated with cartoons by Michael Cummings. 
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On Humane Governance  -  Toward a New Global Politics  -  The World Order Models Project Report of the Global Civilization Initiative, Falk, Richard
13 Falk, Richard On Humane Governance - Toward a New Global Politics - The World Order Models Project Report of the Global Civilization Initiative
Cambridge Polity Press 1995 0745612288 / 9780745612287 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Very Good+ unmarked copy with no inscriptions which has a little creasing to corner tips. xiii + 288 pages. Professor Falk has emerged as one of the outstanding thinkers concerned with the major global problems of the late 20th century. He contends that human society is caught between a capital-driven globalization and a territorially-rooted revival of tribalism and ultra-nationalism. The book focuses critically on global structures that are producing both new patterns of domination (north over South, rich over poor) and dangerous pressures on the carrying capacities of the planet. 
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Speaking Back  -  The Free Speech Versus Hate Speech Debate, Gelber, Katharine
14 Gelber, Katharine Speaking Back - The Free Speech Versus Hate Speech Debate
Amsterdam John Benjamins Publishing 2002 9027226911 / 9789027226914 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy in laminated boards free from inscriptions. As new. ix + 176 pages. Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture Series that investigate from a linguistic/discourse-analytic point of view. The book proposes an original policy framework for addressing hate speech. Gelber argues that a policy designed to provide support to affected groups and communities to enable them to speak back when hate speech occurs, is more useful way of addressing the harms of hate speech than punitive measures. She suggests that 'speaking back' allows the affected groups to contradict the messages contained in the words of the hate speakers, and to counteract the silencing, disempowering and marginalising effects of hate speech. Her argument uniquely synthesises the ideas of defending the importance of participating in speech, recognising the harms of hate speech and acknowledging that targeted groups may require assistance to respond. NOT AN EX LIBRARY DISCARD 
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Perestroika  -  New Thinking for Our Country and the World, Gorbachev, Mikhail
15 Gorbachev, Mikhail Perestroika - New Thinking for Our Country and the World
London Collins 1987 0002156601 / 9780002156608 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine uninscribed copy with Fine complete dustjacket. The past Russian premier's own account of 'Perestroika', which means restructuring, which constitutes a revolution in attitudes, ideas, practice and a radical alteration in both domestic and foreign policy. Frank in his criticism of the past and unswerving in his conviction that the needs of the world are inseparable from those of his country. 
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How Would a Patriot Act?  -  Defending American Values from a President Run Amok, Greenwald, Glenn
16 Greenwald, Glenn How Would a Patriot Act? - Defending American Values from a President Run Amok
San Francisco Working Assets Publishing 2006 097794400X / 9780977944002 First Edition Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy. 128 pages. Glenn Greenwald, a constitutional law attorney, journalist and blogger, was not a political man. Not liberal, not conservative. To his thinking, the United States was generally on track and would remain forever centrist. But that has changed. A creeping extremism has taken hold of the federal government and national character. This extremism is neither conservative nor liberal in nature, but is instead driven by the Bush administration's radical theories of presidential power. How Would a Patriot Act? is one man's story of being galvanized into action to defend the American Constitution, and a penetrating analysis of what is at stake. 
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When Shrimps Learn to Whistle  -  Signposts for the Nineties, Healey, Dennis
17 Healey, Dennis When Shrimps Learn to Whistle - Signposts for the Nineties
London Michael Joseph 1990 0718134850 / 9780718134853 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Very Good + unmarked copy with light foxing to top edge with VG + complete dustjacket. A collection of the statesman's essays on some of the pressing themes of the time, which show how the revolutions of the new world echo those of the old. His wide ranging intelligence and experience of world affairs uniquely qualify him to comment on the changes taking place in Eastern Europe and here reproduces those articles - from the New Russian Empire in 1951, Britain and Europe in 1987 and Gorbachev in 1990 - which contain his seminal views on the great events of the day and in which Healey himself often played a decisive hand. With fresh commentaries and notes which provide an insight into the present. *** NOT EX LIB *** 
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The Search For Peace  -  A Century of Peace Diplomacy, Hurd, Douglas
18 Hurd, Douglas The Search For Peace - A Century of Peace Diplomacy
London Little, Brown 1997 0316640379 / 9780316640374 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine uninscribed copy. Dustjacket is price clipped with small remnant of label removal VG+. The distinguished former Foreign Secretary, Lord Hurd of Westwell, analyses the search for peace back to the Treaty of Vienna in 1815 focussing on the Congress of Vienna, the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, the Yalta settlement in 1945 and the collapse of communism. He draws on his own experiences, the ideas that have shaped policy making and the role of diplomats including Metternich. A major contribution to the understanding of international politics. PLEASE NOTE: A HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.07 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST 
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The Crisis of American Foreign Policy  -  Wilsonianism in the Twenty-first Century, Ikenberry, G. John and Knock, Thomas J. and  Slaughter, Anne-Marie and Smith, Tony
19 Ikenberry, G. John and Knock, Thomas J. and Slaughter, Anne-Marie and Smith, Tony The Crisis of American Foreign Policy - Wilsonianism in the Twenty-first Century
Princeton, New Jersey Princeton University Press 2011 9780691150018 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Very Good+ unmarked copy with no inscriptions but with top corner creases to 6 pages. 157 pages. Was George W. Bush the true heir of Woodrow Wilson, the architect of liberal internationalism? Was the Iraq War a result of liberal ideas about America's right to promote democracy abroad? In the book, four distinguished scholars discuss the relationship between the ideals of Wilson and those of Bush. Led by John Ikenberry, one of today's foremost foreign policy thinkers, this provocative collection examines the traditions of liberal internationalism that have dominated American foreign policy since the end of World War II. 
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The Sorrows of Empire  -  Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic, Johnson, Chalmers
20 Johnson, Chalmers The Sorrows of Empire - Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic
New York Verso 2004 1859845789 / 9781859845783 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A near Fine unmarked copy with no inscriptions which has a few minor marks to fore edge. Dustjacket has a crease to front inner flap and to front lower edge. First UK edition. 389 pages. Professor Johnson scrutinises the policies, past and present, that have led to American imperialism and the massive defense spending and overseas military deployment that necessarily accompany it. He suggests that the US could suffer the same 'overstretch' that led to the demise of the Soviet Union. He outlines the cost of Empire, both for the American people, and for the rest of the world. A sombre and cogent analysis written with authority. 
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