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Economic Tracts for the Times

Economic Tracts for the Times

1st Edition

G. D. H. Cole
November 21, 2018

Originally written as a series of pamphlets and at a time of high unemployment, this volume discusses free trade, monetary policy, wages and employment, economic theory and social legislation....

Attempts at General Union

Attempts at General Union

1st Edition

G. D. H. Cole
November 21, 2018

This volume traces the attempts made after the Napoleonic Wars to link up all the numerous local and sectional Trade Societies into a single comprehensive ‘General Trades Union’ – attempts which culminated in the short-lived Grand National Consolidated Trades Union formed under Robert Owen’s...

The Meaning of Marxism

The Meaning of Marxism

1st Edition

G. D. H. Cole
November 21, 2018

This book is largely based on What Marx Really Meant which was written by Cole and published in 1934. It is a revaluation of Marx’s essential ideas and methods in relation to contemporary social structures and developments and considers the bearing of Marx’s theories on the structure of social...

Practical Economics

Practical Economics

1st Edition

G D H Cole
August 10, 2018

This volume compares the planning of economic conditions under the very different political systems of Soviet Russia, Fascist Germany and Italy and Democratic America, with some discussion of partial economic planning in Great Britain. It includes a broad survey of the successive phases of the Five...

Socialist Economics

Socialist Economics

1st Edition

G. D. H. Cole
July 30, 2018

This volume sets forth as simply as possible the theoretical foundations which underlie the practical policies of democratic Socialism. This involves both a repudiation and a refutation of the assumptions of the older classical economists who believed in laissez-faire, and a careful differentiation...

G. D. H. Cole: Early Pamphlets & Assessment (RLE Cole)

G. D. H. Cole: Early Pamphlets & Assessment (RLE Cole)

1st Edition

Noel Thompson
July 25, 2018

This volume of extremely rare pamphlets spans over thirty years of prolific output by G D H Cole. It encompasses the challenges of full employment and the role re-armament in achieving that, nationalizing industries, the principles of socialism and the welfare state....

The World of Labour

The World of Labour

1st Edition

G. D. H. Cole
December 22, 2017

Cole saw the trade unions as being critical to progress, but to realise their role they needed to change and the issue of trade union structure therefore became fundamental. He considered in this volume that trade union structure was a central problem of the labour movement – he described British...

Self-Government in Industry

Self-Government in Industry

1st Edition

G D H Cole
December 22, 2017

This book represents an important stage in the development of an indigenous theory. The argument is presented with the special qualities of cogency and perception which have given the author a lasting influence within the labour movement....

The Next Ten Years

The Next Ten Years

1st Edition

G D. H. Cole
December 22, 2017

This volume was Cole's first major work of political economy in almost a decade and it effectively positioned him as a mainstream Fabian who sought to stabilize capitalism before progressing socialism by essentially statist means. Influenced by J A Hobson and Maynard Keynes the imperative for Cole...

Guild Socialism Restated

Guild Socialism Restated

1st Edition

G D H Cole
December 01, 2017

Guild Socialism Restated is G D H Cole’s fullest and most systematic account of his vision of industrial and political reorganization. The introductory chapters of the volume develop the theme of democratic citizenship in relation to industrial society. Cole contends that neither capitalism nor...

Society and Education in England Since 1800

Society and Education in England Since 1800

1st Edition

P W Musgrave
May 08, 2013

Originally published 1968, the book examines the ways in which the definitions of education held by different groups with power have changed since 1800 and traces which social institutions exercised the preponderant influence on the growth of the English educational system during the seminal...

Six Years of Hitler (RLE Responding to Fascism): The Jews Under the Nazi Regime

Six Years of Hitler (RLE Responding to Fascism): The Jews Under the Nazi Regime

1st Edition

G Warburg
April 15, 2013

The extent to which Jews were being actively persecuted in Germany through the 1930’s was a hotly debated issue, with many apologists downplaying the centrality of race in Nazi ideology. This book, first published in 1939, provided a clear counter argument to this position. Based on official German...

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