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Activist History

Case study: United States 1987 – 1989

LGBT direct action wins access to drugs

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Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson, Striking Women: Struggles and strategies of South Asian women workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet

Lawrence & Wishart, 2018; 226pp; £18

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Nathan Stoltzfus, Hitler’s Compromises: coercion and consensus in Nazi Germany

Yale University Press, 2016; 432pp; £30

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The human guinea pigs

The pacifists who volunteered for medical trials during the Second World War

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From Greenham to the Bar

A lawyer traces her roots back to 15 months in a peace camp

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Case Study: Peru, 1918–1919

Workers’ general strike wins eight-hour day

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Euro-rendezvous

Phil Heywood

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Case Study: Colombia, 2013

Coffee farmers win a living wage

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Michael Rosen (ed), Workers’ Tales: Socialist Fairy Tales, Fables, and Allegories from Great Britain

Princeton University Press, 2018; 328pp; £14.99

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Lessons from a Dark Time & Call Them By Their True Names

Adam Hochschild, Lessons from a Dark Time and Other Essays, University of California Press, 2018; 296pp; £22
Rebecca Solnit, Call Them By Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays), Granta, 2018; 188pp; £12.99

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