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After The Cataclysm: Postwar Indochina & The Reconstruction of Imperial Ideology

After The Cataclysm: Postwar Indochina & The Reconstruction of Imperial Ideology

£25.00

Hardback of the second volume of Noam Chomsky and Edwar S Herman's classic writing on the relationship between the media a…

After the Cataclysm: The Political Economy of Human Rights, Volume II

After the Cataclysm: The Political Economy of Human Rights, Volume II

£12.99

'Disturbing and disquieting, this second volume in Herman and Chomsky's path-breaking study of American interventionism turns…

Anarchism in the Chinese Revolution

Anarchism in the Chinese Revolution

£25.00

Author Arif Dirlik argues that the history of anarchism is indispensable to understanding crucial themes in Chinese radicalis…

Anarchism: A Documentary History of Ideas, Volume 3

Anarchism: A Documentary History of Ideas, Volume 3

£19.99

Volume Three: The New Anarchism (1974–2012). Documents the new directions and developments in anarchist ideas and practi…

Asia's Unknown Uprisings, Volume 1: South Korean Social Movements in the 20th Century

Asia's Unknown Uprisings, Volume 1: South Korean Social Movements in the 20th Century

£22.99

"Using social movements as a prism to illuminate the oft-hidden history of twentieth century Korea, this book provides detail…

Asia's Unknown Uprisings, Volume 2: People Power in the Philippines, Burma, Tibet, China, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand, and Indonesia, 1947–2009

Asia's Unknown Uprisings, Volume 2: People Power in the Philippines, Burma, Tibet, China, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand, and Indonesia, 1947–2009

£22.99

Ten years in the making, this magisterial work—the second in a two-volume study—provides a unique perspective on uprising…

At War With Asia

At War With Asia

£10.00

In 1970 Noam Chomsky urged Americans to confront and avoid the dangers inherent in the American invasion of Southeast Asia. L…

Aufheben #16 - 2008

Aufheben #16 - 2008

£3.50

The main article this issue is on Class Conflicts in China, with shorter pieces on Paolo Virno's 'A Grammar of the Multitu…

Aufheben #24 – 2017

Aufheben #24 – 2017

£4.00

2017! Featuring: Brexit Means... What?: Hapless Ideology and Practical Consequences The Rise of Conspiracy Theorie…

Aufheben 14 - 2006

Aufheben 14 - 2006

£3.00

Lead articles on China, the G8 at Gleneagles, Marx and Negri.

Black Flag # 213

Black Flag # 213

£1.50

The essential source of news, analysis, commentary, excellent investigative research and articles on anarchist resistance.…

Black Flag # 216

Black Flag # 216

£1.50

The essential source of news, analysis, commentary, excellent investigative research and articles on anarchist resistance.…

Capitalism: A Ghost Story

Capitalism: A Ghost Story

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Arundhati Roy examines the dark side of Indian democracy - a nation of 1.2 billion people where the country's 100 richest peo…

Chuang Issue 1: Dead Generations

Chuang Issue 1: Dead Generations

£9.00

**If you are ordering from the US, please note that copies have arrived at AK in Chico now, with a short pause while Chuang s…

Chuang Issue 2: Frontiers

Chuang Issue 2: Frontiers

£14.00

**If you are ordering from the US, please note that copies have arrived at AK in Chico now, with a short pause while Chuang s…

Collective Expulsion: The Case Against Britain's Mass Deportation Chart Flights

Collective Expulsion: The Case Against Britain's Mass Deportation Chart Flights

£3.00

In depth research reports from Corporate Watch, looking at the shadowy practice of using charter flights to deport people …

Conflict: Journeys Through War and Terror in Southeast Asia

Conflict: Journeys Through War and Terror in Southeast Asia

£7.99

Author Nelson Rand travelled in Cambodia, Burma, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand meeting and living with local people, guerilla…

Crossing Black Waters

Crossing Black Waters

£8.50

 Crossing Black Waters refers to Kala Pani, the black oceans surrounding the Indian Subcontinent. To cross them was to br…

Daoism and Anarchism: Critiques of State Autonomy in Ancient and Modern China

Daoism and Anarchism: Critiques of State Autonomy in Ancient and Modern China

£18.99

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"This volume in the Contemporary Anarchist Studies series focuses on anti-statist critiques in ancient and modern China, s…

Decolonizing Anarchism: An Antiauthoritarian History of India's Liberation Struggle

Decolonizing Anarchism: An Antiauthoritarian History of India's Liberation Struggle

£12.00

Decolonizing Anarchism examines the history of South Asian struggles against colonialism and neocolonialism, highlighting…

Direct Action # 40 - Autumn 2007

Direct Action # 40 - Autumn 2007

£1.50

Lead articles on Sexuality; Trident; City Academies; Bush, Bin Laden and the Clash of Civilisations; History pieces on the…

Dispatches From The Dark Side: On Torture and the Death of Justice

Dispatches From The Dark Side: On Torture and the Death of Justice

£9.99

 "The Obama administration, under some pressure from its antiwar base, has begun to release carefully selected evidence c…

East Timor's Unfinished Struggle: Inside the Timorese Resistance

East Timor's Unfinished Struggle: Inside the Timorese Resistance

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A testimony from late in East Timor's long struggle for political independence. Written by Constâncio Pinto and Matthew J…

Exodus and Reconstruction: Working-Class Women at the Heart of Globalization

Exodus and Reconstruction: Working-Class Women at the Heart of Globalization

£3.00

Examining the decline of traditional rural patriarchy, and the centrality of working-class women's exploitation and resist…

Feminism and Nationalism in the Third World

Feminism and Nationalism in the Third World

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"For twenty-five years, Feminism and Nationalism in the Third World has been an essential primer on the late nineteenth- and …

Frames of War: When is Life Grievable?

Frames of War: When is Life Grievable?

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"In this urgent response to violence, racism and increasingly aggressive methods of coercion, Judith Butler explores the medi…

Freedom 74 - April 2013

Freedom 74 - April 2013

£2.00

Thatcher's finally dead! But her legacy, sadly, lives on. Issue contains analysis of Thatcher-coverage as well as news of …

From Kosovo to Kabul and Beyond: Human Rights and International Intervention

From Kosovo to Kabul and Beyond: Human Rights and International Intervention

£22.99

Second (2006) edition of David Chandler's acclaimed book. Takes a critical look at the way in which human rights issues ha…

Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World

Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World

£17.99

'This groundbreaking new book presents the most important examples of world-changing journalism, spanning one hundred years a…

Green Politics in China: Environmental Governance and State-Society Relations

Green Politics in China: Environmental Governance and State-Society Relations

£19.99

Offers an engaging account of the novel ways in which Chinese society is responding to its responding to its environmental…

History of an American Concentration Camp

History of an American Concentration Camp

£9.95

The story of the internment of Japanese civilians in California during World War Two. Seen as an extension of the Indian R…

In The Crossfire: Adventures of a Vietnamese Revolutionary

In The Crossfire: Adventures of a Vietnamese Revolutionary

£16.00

Although the Vietnam War is still well known, few people are aware of the decades of struggles against the French colonial…

India Divided

India Divided

£7.99

The Lethal Mix of Free Trade, Famine and Fundamentalism in India. India is in desperate crisis, facing potential nuclear c…

Infinite Tropics: an Alfred Russel Wallace Anthology

Infinite Tropics: an Alfred Russel Wallace Anthology

£29.95

Collection of writings from the man who was a co-discoverer of natural selection - showing him to have been a forward thin…

Is China an Imperialist Country? Considerations and Evidence

Is China an Imperialist Country?  Considerations and Evidence

£12.95

Whether or not China is now a capitalist-imperialist country is an issue on which there is some considerable disagreement,…

Jallad: Death Squads and State Terror in South Asia

Jallad: Death Squads and State Terror in South Asia

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"State terror in the Indian subcontinent is endemic. In the last few decades hundreds of thousands of people have been abd…

Korea - Division, Reunification & U.S. Foreign Policy

Korea - Division, Reunification & U.S. Foreign Policy

£12.95

An introduction to the causes and consequences of the Korean War which challenges all of the presumptions about Korea favo…

Late Victorian Holocausts - El Nino Famines And The Making Of The Third World

Late Victorian Holocausts - El Nino Famines And The Making Of The Third World

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Examining a series of El Nino-induced droughts and the famines that they spawned around the globe in the last third of the…

Legacy to Liberation: Politics and Culture of Revolutionary Asian Pacific America

Legacy to Liberation: Politics and Culture of Revolutionary Asian Pacific America

£15.95

The first book on the revolutionary Asian American movements of the 60s & 70s. The Black Panther Party and the Brown B…

Living with Landmines: From International Treaty to Reality

Living with Landmines: From International Treaty to Reality

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"Living with Landmines analyzes, in detail, the dangerous misconception that the world's landmine problem has been solved.…

Lobster 46

Lobster 46

£3.00

Needs little introduction. THE investigative research/secret state magazine, without a doubt. From the far right, to far o…

Love and War in Afghanistan

Love and War in Afghanistan

£15.99

True stories of 14 ordinary men and women living in Northern Afghanistan now. In a quarter century of uninterrupted war, t…

Maoism and the Chinese Revolution: A Critical Introduction

Maoism and the Chinese Revolution: A Critical Introduction

£13.99

'Maoism and the Chinese Revolution offers a sweeping overview of five decades of Maoist revolutionary history. It covers t…

No-Nonsense Guide to International Migration

No-Nonsense Guide to International Migration

£7.99

Good introduction to the paradoxes of the international movement of people: borders; workers; immigrants; economics.

North Korea on the Brink - Struggle for Survival

North Korea on the Brink - Struggle for Survival

£24.99

North Korea's development and testing of nuclear weapons made headlines in the Western media, but is the country really a …

North Korea/South Korea

North Korea/South Korea

£6.99

US Policy at a Time of Crisis. An attempt to dispel ignorance as war looms, this is a short, accessible book about the his…

Objectivity and Liberal Scholarship

Objectivity and Liberal Scholarship

£6.00

'In Objectivity and Liberal Scholarship, written while the Vietnam War was raging, Chomsky condemns liberal ideology for s…

On Western Terrorism: From Hiroshima to Drone Warfare

On Western Terrorism: From Hiroshima to Drone Warfare

£12.99

Noam Chomsky discussed Western power and propaganda with filmmaker and investigative journalist Andre Vltchek. "A re…

One China, Many Paths

One China, Many Paths

£13.00

The world's largest country is now a constant topic of fascination or fear in the West, producing an ever increasing liter…

Organise 83

Organise 83

£2.50

New issue (Winter 2014) of the magazine of the Anarchist Federation - "Their austerity, their wars, their repression... ou…

Organise 91

Organise 91

£3.50

New for Spring 2019, this is a chunky editon - spined rather than stapled. Contents:- Theory and Analysis Who’s Armi…

Organise! # 59

Organise! # 59

£1.50

Theoretical discussion magazine of the Anarchist Federation/AFed.  Excellent mix of articles, reviews, commentary and tub…

Orgasms of History: 3000 Years of Spontaneous Insurrection

Orgasms of History: 3000 Years of Spontaneous Insurrection

£12.00

"Let no one kid themselves: a book is no substitute for a rifle. But it can help to train one's sights that bit better. A …

Problems of Knowledge and Freedom

Problems of Knowledge and Freedom

£10.99

Originally delivered in 1971 as the first Cambridge lecture in memory of Bertrand Russell, this work by Noam Chomsky  bri…

Radical Anthropology #5 - November 2011

Radical Anthropology #5 - November 2011

£4.00

 Articles on Bonobo 'Girl Power'; Lunarchy in the Kingdom of England; the Art of Not Being Governed and Ritual at Rhino C…

Revolutionary Termites in Faridabad

Revolutionary Termites in Faridabad

£2.00

A Proletarian Current in India Confronts Third World Statism. A short history of the 20 years of struggle by Kamunist Kran…

Secret Genocide

Secret Genocide

£7.99

 It is almost 60 years since the Karen took up arms against the Burmese dictatorship to fight for an independent homeland…

Shadows Under the Lamp

Shadows Under the Lamp

£7.50

Essays on September 11 and Afghanistan. Analysis from the editors of Anarchist Studies and Research on Anarchism. Includes…

Soldiers in Revolt

Soldiers in Revolt

£14.99

Documents one of the least known and most important aspects of the Vietnam War: the rebellion among US soldiers opposed to…

Solidarity - Issue # 14 (June-Aug 2005)

Solidarity - Issue # 14 (June-Aug 2005)

£1.00

International magazine for union members and activists. This issue includes articles on:- Fostering class consciousnes…

Surveys From Exile: Marx's Political Writing Volume 2

Surveys From Exile: Marx's Political Writing Volume 2

£12.99

"In the 1850s and early 1860s Marx played an active part in politics, and his prolific journalism from London offered a co…

The Art of Not Being Governed

The Art of Not Being Governed

£19.99

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An anarchist history of upland southeast Asia. Author James C. Scott, recognized worldwide as an eminent authority in Sout…

The Blood Never Dried: A People's History of the British Empire

The Blood Never Dried: A People's History of the British Empire

£13.99

 John Newsinger sets out to to uncover the neglected history of repression and resistance at the heart of the british Emp…

The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World

The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World

£17.99

"In The Darker Nations, praised internationally by critics as a welcome antidote to apologists for empire, award-winning hist…

The Devil's Milk: A Social History of Rubber

The Devil's Milk: A Social History of Rubber

£18.99

"Capital, as Marx once wrote, comes into the world “dripping from head to foot, from every pore, with blood and dirt.”…

The End of the Revolution: China and the Limits of Modernity

The End of the Revolution: China and the Limits of Modernity

£11.99

"The End of the Revolution shatters the myth that China's recent history has been a miracle of progress. In this original …

The Failure of Nonviolence

The Failure of Nonviolence

£6.00

"The Failure of Nonviolence examines recent major social upheavals since the end of the Cold War to establish the limits o…

The Global Imagination of 1968: Revolution and Counterrevolution

The Global Imagination of 1968: Revolution and Counterrevolution

£20.99

'Brings to life social movements of the 1960s, a period of world-historical struggles. With discussions of more than fifty…

The Marvellous Century: Archaic Man and the Awakening of Reason

The Marvellous Century: Archaic Man and the Awakening of Reason

£16.99

"The sixth century BC was an era of personalities and uprisings. It was the time of Xenophanes, Cyrus, Solon the lawmaker,…

The No Nonsense Guide to World History

The No Nonsense Guide to World History

£7.99

Most peoples's idea of the history of the world is hazy and partial. We know bits and pieces - battles in a tiny corner of…

The No-Nonsense Guide to World Health

The No-Nonsense Guide to World Health

£6.99

A clear yet wide-ranging introduction to the state of health worldwide, exploring the ways in which health provision is of…

The No-Nonsense Guide to World Population

The No-Nonsense Guide to World Population

£7.99

 "How many people can the planet sustain? With world population reaching 7 billion and predicted to exceed 9 billion…

The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South

The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South

£10.99

"Vijay Prashad tells the tory of the Global South, a term that properly refers not to geographical space but to a concaten…

The Raven # 37 - Anarchism in the Americas and China

The Raven # 37 - Anarchism in the Americas and China

£3.00

Theoretical and discussion journal from Freedom. often with good essays from some of the Freedom regulars (Colin Ward et a…

The State of Asian America

The State of Asian America

£8.95

Ground breaking essays that give voice to contemporary Asian American activism, offering thoughtful, radical analyses on a…

The Tragedy of the Chinese Revolution

The Tragedy of the Chinese Revolution

£20.99

 "The story of contemporary China typically dates back to Mao's 1949 revolution. But in this classic work Harold Isaacs u…

The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism

The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism

£17.95

Spokesman edition of this classic tome from Noam Chomsky and Edward S Herman. Subtitled ' The Political Economy of Human R…

Threadbare: Clothes, Sex & Trafficking

Threadbare: Clothes, Sex & Trafficking

£12.99

Combination of short essays and graphic art, examining the relationship between sex work and the garment industry, both inter…

Threads from the Refugee Crisis

Threads from the Refugee Crisis

£16.99

"In the French port town of Calais, the historic home of the lace industry, a city within a city has arisen. This new town…

Unholy Wars: Afghanistan, America and International Terrorism

Unholy Wars: Afghanistan, America and International Terrorism

£19.99

To oppose the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, the US formed an extraordinary anti-communist alliance with militant…

Urban Revolt: State Power and the Rise of People's Movements in the Global South

Urban Revolt: State Power and the Rise of People's Movements in the Global South

£17.99

Edited by Trevor Ngwane, Luke Sinwell and Immanuel Ness this collection of case studies (with photos) looks at the current…

Voices from Tiananmen Square: Beijing Spring and the Democracy Movement

Voices from Tiananmen Square: Beijing Spring and the Democracy Movement

£11.99

"During May and June 1989, just a few months short of the 40th Anniversary of the People's Republic of China, a desperate …

W. E. B. Du Bois: Revolutionary Across the Color Line

W. E. B. Du Bois: Revolutionary Across the Color Line

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Author Bill V. Mullen sites his biography of Du Bois' extraordinary life firmly in the seismic political developments of t…

Whose Trade Organisation? A Comprehensive Guide to the WTO

Whose Trade Organisation? A Comprehensive Guide to the WTO

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 Authors Lori Wallach and Patrick Woodall take a critical look at the actions and aims of the WTO, looking at the negativ…

Without Papers in Europe

Without Papers in Europe

£3.00

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A4 pamphlet looking at the (historical) situation of illegalized refugees and migrants, giving an overview of conditions o…

Wobblies of the World: A Global History of the IWW

Wobblies of the World: A Global History of the IWW

£19.99

Edited by Peter Cole, David Struthers and Kenyon Zimmer, who have collected a truly international representation of the IWW's…

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