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Out Of Apathy - Edited By E. P. Thompson

£30.00

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This 308 page hardback book was published in 1960. It was the first of the ‘New Left Books’ (General Editor – Norman Birnbaum), published by Stevens and Sons of London and is a key text in the development of the New Left movement in Britain. It was edited by E. P. Thompson and contained essays by Thompson, Kenneth Alexander, Stuart Hall, Alasdair MacIntyre, Ralph Samuel and Peter Worsley.
The New Left developed in the wake of Suez and the 1956 Soviet suppression of the Hungarian uprising. The contributors to ‘Out of Apathy’ were associated with the ‘New Left Review’ and sought to develop a new socialist strategy as an alternative to both the social democracy of the Labour Party and the Stalinism of Soviet communism.
Chapters in the book include, ‘“Bastard” Capitalism’ by Ralph Samuel, ‘Imperial Retreat’ by Peter Worsley and ‘Outside the Whale’ by E. P. Thompson.

Condition: Used – good and generally well preserved with dust jacket. 308pp. The dust jacket is slightly faded and price clipped. There is some discolouring of the edges and slight foxing. There are 2 previous owners’ names on the front free end paper. Overall, for its age, this is a good copy of a scarce book of historical and political significance

Item details

Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22.2 x 14 cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
308
Publisher:
New Left Books
Title:
Out Of Apathy

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About this item

This 308 page hardback book was published in 1960. It was the first of the ‘New Left Books’ (General Editor – Norman Birnbaum), published by Stevens and Sons of London and is a key text in the development of the New Left movement in Britain. It was edited by E. P. Thompson and contained essays by Thompson, Kenneth Alexander, Stuart Hall, Alasdair MacIntyre, Ralph Samuel and Peter Worsley.
The New Left developed in the wake of Suez and the 1956 Soviet suppression of the Hungarian uprising. The contributors to ‘Out of Apathy’ were associated with the ‘New Left Review’ and sought to develop a new socialist strategy as an alternative to both the social democracy of the Labour Party and the Stalinism of Soviet communism.
Chapters in the book include, ‘“Bastard” Capitalism’ by Ralph Samuel, ‘Imperial Retreat’ by Peter Worsley and ‘Outside the Whale’ by E. P. Thompson.

Condition: Used – good and generally well preserved with dust jacket. 308pp. The dust jacket is slightly faded and price clipped. There is some discolouring of the edges and slight foxing. There are 2 previous owners’ names on the front free end paper. Overall, for its age, this is a good copy of a scarce book of historical and political significance

Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22.2 x 14 cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
308
Publisher:
New Left Books
Title:
Out Of Apathy

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