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A History of Socialist Thought: 7 Volumes

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G.D.H.Cole (1889-1959) was an outstanding political historian and theorist during the interwar and immediate postwar periods. He was a Labor Party intellectual who helped to shape the party's thinking, active in the peace movement during the First World War and in the Fabian Society in its early days. This seven-volume collection is his comprehensive account of the develop ...more
Hardcover, 3160 pages
Published August 6th 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 3rd 2003)
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Oct 06, 2014 Stuart Elliott rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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A classic. I plan to re-read in the coming year, sparked by a short book Cole wrote for the Labour Party in 1939 setting for a "Plan for a Democratic Britain."
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George Douglas Howard Cole was an English political theorist, economist, writer and historian. As a libertarian socialist he was a long-time member of the Fabian Society and an advocate for the cooperative movement. He and his wife Margaret Cole (1893-1980) together wrote many popular detective stories, featuring the investigators Superintendent Wilson, Everard Blatchington and Dr Tancred.

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