Bibliography for mapping the English left through film

Bibliography for mapping the English left through film


Aguirre, C. and Klonsky, M. (n.d.) As Soon As This Pub Closes… (pathbreaking)


Callaghan, J. (1984) British Trotskyism: Theory and Practice. Oxford: Blackwell. (useful)


Callaghan, J. (1987) The Far Left in British Politics. Oxford: Blackwell. (dated)


Frank, P. and Bensaïd, D. (2010) The Long March of the Trotskyists Contributions to the History of the Fourth International. London: Resistance Books. (good)


Gittlitz, A. M. (2020) I Want to Believe: Posadism, UFOs and Apocalyptic Communism. London: Pluto. (zippy)


Kelly, J. (2018) Contemporary Trotskyism: Parties, Sects and Social Movements in Britain. London and New York: Routledge. (terrible)


Maitan, L. (2019) Memoirs of a Critical Communist: Towards a History of the Fourth International. Dagenham: Merlin Books. (impressive)


Mitchell, A. (2011) Come the Revolution. Sydney: NewSouth Publishing. (sad)


Parker, I. (2017) Revolutionary Keywords for a New Left. Alresford: Zero Books. (excellent)


Riley, S. (2019) Winter at the Bookshop: Politics and Poverty St Ann’s in the 1960s. Nottingham: Five Leaves. (nostalgic)


Splits and Fusions (m.d.) Splits and Fusions, (indispensable)


Tate, E. (2014) Revolutionary Activism in the 1950s & 60s. Volume 2. Britain 1965 – 1970. London: Resistance Books. (interesting)


Thornett, A. (2010) Militant Years: Car Workers’ Struggles in Britain in the 60s and 70s. London: Resistance Books. (inspiring)


This is part of the FIIMG Mapping the English Left through Film project.