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  1. An Introduction to Politics (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    This volume distils the themes expounded in A Grammar of Politics for the non-specialist reader. It is the best outline of Laski’s views in his transitional period....

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Democracy in Crisis (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    This volume is an expanded version of the Weil lectures given at the University of North Carolina in 1931 and is one of the two texts of Laski’s quasi Marxist period....

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Rise of European Liberalism (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    An Essay in Interpretation

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    A valuable piece of intellectual history, readable in its own terms, this volume, beginning with the Renaissance and the Reformation, traces the growth of Liberal doctrine until the advent of the French Revolution. It shows the relation of Liberalism to the new economic system, and the impact of...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Parliamentary Government in England (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    A Commentary

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    This volume, originally published in 1938 can be read by anyone with an interest in the evolution of the institution of government in England and how the workings of some parts of it particularly relate to the problems of the first half of the twentieth century. ...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Danger of Being a Gentleman (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    And Other Essays

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    An excellent and entertaining essayist, Laski’s volume deals with the issues of politics and law in Europe and American during the 1920s and 30s. It is unified by the concpetion of democracy as a society of equals sharing in a common good. ...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Programme for Victory (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    By Harold J. Laski, Harold Nicolson, Herbert Read, W. M. Macmillan, Ellen Wilkinson, G. D. H. Cole

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    Written two years after the commencement of the Second World War, the chapters in this book succinctly put forward the case for reorganizing the foundations of the social order, by rejecting capitalism and historical equilibrium, both in Europe and further afield in the British Empire, in favour of...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Strategy of Freedom (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    An Open Letter to Students, especially American

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    In this tract, Laski discusses the British case for the destruction of Hitler from the angle of the university student, especially from America, who had doubts about the complexities of the situation. He illustrates why all parties in Britain felt that future freedom of intelligence depended on...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Communist Manifesto (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    Socialist Landmark

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    To mark the centenary of its first publication in 1848, the Labour Party issued this important special edition of the Communist Manifesto. In his (then) new historical introduction, Harold Laski discussed the authors of the Manifesto, their background and the development of their ideas. He outlined...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. The American Democracy (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    A Commentary and an Interpretation

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    This is Laski’s most important book after A Grammar of Politics. It discusses, on a grand scale, every aspect of American public life. Laski surveys American traditions and the American spirit, political institutions, the entire educational, religious, economic and social scene, America as a world...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Reflections on the Constitution (Works of Harold J. Laski)

    The House of Commons, The Cabinet, The Civil Service

    By Harold J. Laski

    Series: The Works of Harold J. Laski

    This work remains of interest to anyone concerned with Britain’s political institutions and how they might be reformed. Laski was strongly in favour of utilising Britain’s capacity for decisive government to drive through great social reforms. He was still confident that there was a majority will...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge