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Response to Review no. 580

What perspective should historians of British labour history have on the two decades after 1848, the year of revolutions in Europe that also saw a crucial defeat for the Chartists in Britain? These are unfashionable decades, historically speaking, but I would argue, and I think David Renton’s review of Chartism After 1848 broadly agrees, thatContinue reading “Response to Review no. 580”

Liberal Fascism: the Secret History of the Left from Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning

Goldberg’s book is a publishing phenomena not only featuring at the top of the New York Times bestseller lists as a hardback but also, as Goldberg himself has noted in the blog he runs about the book, going into a third printing in the UK. That is enough to make many historians, used to importantContinue reading “Liberal Fascism: the Secret History of the Left from Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning”