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Politics-post 1940- Mary Ward Books

Politics-post 1940 Used Books - Here are the latest additions to the Politics-post 1940 category of the Mary Ward Used Books catalogue


Kingdom of this World by MVC Jeffreys


A R Mowbray and company, 1950 first edition: orange cloth hardcover with black lettering to spine: decorative orange and black dust jacket: approximately 5 x 7.5andquot; tall: 128 pages. Synopsis: An analysis and criticism of Marxist Communism from a Christian viewpoint in response to the Bishops of the Anglican Communion in the Lambeth Encyclical request that Christian people studied and understood its theory and practice. An appendix on persecution is included. Condition: dust jacket slightly marked and with rubbing to upper edge: paper slightly tanned: overall, very clean, firm and good.

Divided House by Melanie Phillips


Sidgwick and Jackson :1980: first edition hardback in dust jacket: 185 pages including index: b/w illustrated. Synopsis: A historical study of the role of women in parliament, and the struggles encounted by them to get there. portrait illustrations . Condition; Almost as new

Nationalism and Communism in Chile by Ernst Halperin


Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts 1965, first edition: blue cloth hardcover with silver lettering to spine: dust jacket: approximately 5.5 x 8.5 inches tall: 267 pages including index. Synopsis: A detailed assessment of the 1964 Presidential Contest, the implications for Chile's relationship with Cuba ,and the interactions among Chile's three Leftist Parties . Contents: 1.The Nationalism and Communism in Latin America ( Nationalism. Communism. Nationalists and Communists.) 2. Chile - A Latin American Democracy. ( Economic Difficulties. A Record of Political Stability. The Chilean Political System.) 3. The Communist Party of Chile and the Policy of the Peaceful Road.( The Popular Front Policy of Broad Alliances with Limited Aims . The Period of Clandestinity. The Policy of the Peaceful Road to Socialism. Repercussions of the Caribbean Crisis. Chinese Intervention.) 4. Nationalism and Socialism in the Policies of the Socialist Party of Chile. ( Relations with the Communists. Some aspects of Socialist Party History. Political Fashion And the Chilean Socialists. Raul Ampuero . Clodomiro Almeyda. Ampuero versus Almeyda.) 5. The Christian Democratic Alternative.( Oligarchs and Jesuits. The Falange Nacional . The Falange Moves Left. Democracia Christiana. Ideology and Program. A Reformist Party.) 6. The Presidential Election of 1964. ( The Candidates. The Campaign. The Election. The Election Aftermath.) 7. Conclusions. Appendix : The Ultraleft. ( Pro-Chinese Groups. Trotskyists and Semi-Trotskyists.) Bibliography. Index. Condition: edges of dust jacket slightly rubbed: ownership inscription: page edging foxed: overall clean, firm and good.

The British general election of 1992 by David Butlerandamp; Dennis Kavanagh


St Martins Press 1992; 380 pages ex- library book in a protective plastic cover , with library numbers, sticker and andquot;discardedandquot; stamp; never-the less very clean and good -almost as new-

Heritage in danger by Patrick Cormack


New English Library, 1976 : first edition: hardcover in dust jacket: 268 pages including index: black and white photographic illustrations.Synopsis: A study of the threats believed by the author to face Britain's National Heritage in 1976 ; centred on the perceived dangers to the rural environment and agriculture; and the possibly resultant damage to the countryside and its picturesque villages and historic towns. The author Patrick Cormack demonstrates how a combination of governmental decision, bureaucratic insensitivity, and the ravages of inflation threatened the rural status quo in 1976. The volume includes 6 appendices, providing a comprehensive list of areas of outstanding natural beauty, national parks, historic houses and castles, gardens and public museums and galleries in England, Scotland, Wales. Condition: small repair dust jacket upper spine : slight damage lower edge free front end paper, and following 3 pages; paper slightly tanned ; very clean and good overall.

The Brethren by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong


467 pages featuring the major decisions of The American Supreme Court,and a definition of the way it works. Price corner removed, gift inscription to end page, and upper edges of dust cover slightly stressed

We, the Nation: Conservative Party and the Pursuit of Power by Davies, A.J.


Synopsis: From Sir Robert Peel to John Major, this is a survey of the Conservative Party, its development: and the people who have made it what it is. Among the topics discussed are the reasons for the party's success, party funding, and how much the success is due to Labour's short-comings . With assessment of the Conservatives power-bases, and relationships with the media, the monarchy and Europe, the author places the party in a socio-historical and political context, providing an insight into the changing face of British Society and Political Life. A.J. Davies's other books include To Build a New Jerusalem, and A History of the British Labour Movement. Comments: very clean and good overall . Format: First edition : Hardcover in dust jacket : Pages: 544.

The Changing Anatomy Of Britain by Anthony Simpson


476 pages . The author looks back on the twenty years following his first "Anatomy Of Britain" and reflects on the politial changes and reforms.

Evidence on the terror in Chile by Sun Axelsson and others


MERLIN PRESS 1974 PAPERBACK; 139 PAGES. Synopsis; Personal accounts of the torture and imprisonment in Chile. Condition: paper slightly tanned; very clean and good.

Restless Nation by Clements, Alan


Synopsis: An examination of the key words and images in Scottish politics from the Labour landslide in 1945 to John Majors triumph in defence of the Union in 1992. The study analyzes why the Scots have flirted but never committed to Home Rule through the Covenant petition, the role of the SNP, the devolution debates of the 1970s and the Constitutional Convention. It explores the increasingly separate world of Scottish politics and the role the Scottish Question now plays in the British political system.Comments: CLEAN AND AS NEW . Format: Hardcover. Pages: 144.

Developments in British Politics: Bk 3 by Drucker, H.M.


Synopsis: Provides an up-to-date analysis of change in the major arenas of the political system and coverage of a wide range of current issues, including a revised and extended assessment of the political science of British politics.Comments: ex librasry with withdrawal label to end paper. overall very clean and good- immediate dispatch . Format: Paperback. Pages: 416.

The selling of the President 1968 by Joe McGinniss


A classic of political reporting, revealing Nixon's ruthless campaign strategies years before Watergate. A behind the scenes look at how he campaigned against Hubert Humphrey in a period of social turmoil caused by the Vietnam War Comments: ANDRE DEUTSCH EDITION IN VERY GOOD CLEAN CONDITION. LACKS DUST JACKET

The Cabinet and Policy Formation (Political Realities) by Rush, M


Comments: ex library with withdrawal label to end paper and library stamps. overall very clean and good- immediate dispatch . Format: Hardcover. Pages: 132.

Developments in British Politics: Bk 2 by Drucker, Henry


Comments: ex library with withdrawal label to end paper.occasional pencilled underlinings ; overall very clean and good- immediate dispatch . Format: softcover in protective plastic . Pages: 432.