1956, John Saville, Ep Thompson And The Reasoner by Paul Flewers1956, John Saville, Ep Thompson And The Reasoner by Paul Flewers

1956, John Saville, Ep Thompson And The Reasoner

EditorPaul Flewers, John McIlroy

Paperback | July 1, 2017

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1956 was a year of political drama. It saw the Anglo-French seizure of the Suez Canal, Nikita Khruschev’s Secret Speech, denouncing Stalin, unrest across Eastern Europe and the Russian invasion of Hungary. This book discusses the convulsions which enveloped the Communist Party of Great Britain in the aftermath of Khruschev’s revelations. It reprints the text of The Reasoner for the first time in 60 years. It tells the story of this journal and its editors: John Saville and E.P. Thompson.
Paul Flewers is the author of The New Civilisation? Understanding Stalin’s Soviet Union 1929-1941 and an editor of Revolutionary History. John McIlroy is a Professor of Employment Relations at Middlesex University Business School.
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Title:1956, John Saville, Ep Thompson And The ReasonerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:July 1, 2017Publisher:Merlin PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0850367263

ISBN - 13:9780850367263

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"Flewers and McIlroy have done an immense service in gathering together the important documents of this vital moment in the history of the Communist Party and have published the three issues of The Reasoner, of which few copies survive. This rich seam of material is now readily available to all." —Keith Laybour, Labor History Review