Category Publication

new books series: Studies in Twentieth Century Communism

The first 2 titles of a new books series Studies in Twentieth Century Communism are available to order from the publishers Lawrence & Wishart here.  See the L&W website for full details and contents list.

Socialist History special issue: Legacies of October

Socialist History 52 is a special issue on Legacies of October featuring contributions by Hakim Adi, Éric Aunoble, Stefan Berger, Neil Davidson, David Featherstone, Kate Hudson, Ruth Kinna, Lisa A. Kirschenbaum, Carl Levy and Ronald Grigor Suny and edited by Kevin Morgan. Full contents including articles free to view available here

New issue of Twentieth Century Communism: October, the Cold War and Commemoration

TCC 13 on October, the Cold War and Commemoration is now available, guest edited by Jean-Francois Fayet, Valérie Gorin and Stefanie Prezioso. The contents list and further details are available here   

New publication: International Communism and the Cult of the Individual

Kevin Morgan’s new book International Communism and the Cult of the Individual can be ordered here. A cheaper paperback edition will be available very shortly.

New publication: British Communism and the Politics of Race

Evan Smith’s new book British Communism and the Politics of Race can be ordered from Brill here.  As with all books in the HM series, a much more affordable paperback edition will be published by Haymarket in the next 18 months.   British Communism and the Politics of Race explores the role that the Communist Party of […]

new publication: Communism and Democracy: history, debates and potentials

Mike Makin-Waite’s new book Communism and Democracy: History, Debates and Potentials can be ordered from Lawrence & Wishart here  

Jahrbuch fuer Historische Kommunismusforschung now available on line

Birte Meyer writes that Germany’s Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship is now presenting comprehensive information and material on the wider history of communism, including the “Jahrbuch fuer Historische Kommunismusforschung” (JHK) as an e-book. So far, the issues from 2005 to 2015 are available at the foundation’s website here