Wellred Books

Skip to Main Content »

Setting
£ $
 
Shopping Cart (0 item)
My Cart

You have no items in your shopping cart.

You're currently on:

History of British Trotskyism

History of British Trotskyism

Ted Grant

Availability: In stock

-
+
£9.99
  • New Paperback 310 Pages
  • Wellred Publications 2002
  • First Published 2002
  • ISBN-13: 978-1900007108
 

This book is a unique contribution to the history of British Trotskyism. Ted Grant (1913 - 2006) joined the Trotskyist Left Opposition in South Africa in the late 1920s. He emigrated to Britain in late 1934 and joined the Trotskyists in the Independent Labour Party and subsequently the Labour Party.

During the war, Grant became the chief theoretician of the Workers' International League, and later the Revolutionary Communist Party. The historic events of the period are fully covered, including the author's personal recollections, and his role in events.

The book begins with the debate on Trotskyism in the British Communist Party in 1924 and ends with the break-up of the Revolutionary Communist Party in 1949 and the beginning of more than thirty years of work within the Labour Party.

Ted Grant was the founder and political leader of the "Militant Tendency", which haunted the Labour leadership, and was eventually expelled along with the Militant editorial board in 1983. A postscript by Rob Sewell, who was the national organiser for the Militant throughout the 1980s, brings this unique history up to date.

Ted Grant's contribution has served to preserve the unbroken thread of genuine Trotskyism. This book is a first-hand account of the life of a Trotskyist pioneer, and will be indispensible to students of political history, and above all, an inspiration to all those seeking to change the world.

Additional Information

Manufacturer Wellred

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.

You may also be interested in the following product(s)

Latest

What is Marxism? [eBook]

What is Marxism? [eBook]...

Alan Woods and Rob Sewell
£2.10

STALIN [Case-laminate Hardback]

STALIN [Case-laminate Har...

Leon Trotsky

Regular Price: £60.00

Special Price £50.00

STALIN [Clothbound Hardback]

STALIN [Clothbound Hardba...

Leon Trotsky

Regular Price: £75.00

Special Price £50.00

 
Location

Contact Address: Wellred Books, PO Box 50525, London E14 6WG, United Kingdom.

Email: books@wellredbooks.net

Phone: (00) 44 20 77 392544

Powered by Magento