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Walter E. Sandelius; A Grammar of Politics. By Harold J. Laski. New Haven: Yale University Press, , pp. $, Social Forces, Volume 5, Issue 1, 1 Sept. A Grammar Of Politics has 11 ratings and 0 reviews: Published by Routledge, pages, Paperback. Harold Joseph Laski (30 June – 24 March ) was a British political theorist, economist Harold attended the Manchester Grammar School. In , he.

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University of California Press,p. He was elected as a member of the Labour Party’s National Executive Committee, of which he remained laaki member until Retrieved 16 January Laski filed a libel suit against the Conservative Daily Express newspaper. Laski’s main political role grxmmar as a writer and lecturer on every topic of concern to the left, including socialism, capitalism, working conditions, eugenics, woman suffrage, imperialism, decolonisation, disarmament, human rights, worker education, and Zionism.

Foreign affairs are in the capable hands of Ernest Bevin. Ridwan is currently reading it Aug 24, He had a disabled sister named Mabel. History of Western Philosophy.

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Ragib Neyaz marked it as to-read Jan 22, Don’t have an account? Be the first to ask a question about A Grammar Of Politics. Archived from the original on 7 February Shantha marked it grammaf to-read Aug 22, They taught a faith that ideas mattered, that knowledge was important and its pursuit exciting His pessimism deepened as he disagreed with the anti-Soviet policies of the Attlee government in the emerging Cold Warand he was profoundly disillusioned with the conservative direction of American policy.


This book is not yet featured on Listopia. His lectures on the history of political ideas were brilliant, eloquent, and delivered without a note; he often referred to current controversies, even when the subject was Hobbes’s theory of sovereignty.

Added to PP index Total downloads 31of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 2of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He was tireless in his speeches and pamphleteering, and was always on call to help a Labour candidate. Speaking at a meeting organised in Laski’s memory by the Politicss League at London on 3 MayNehru praised him as follows:.

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As a lecturer, Laski was brilliant, but he would alienate his audience by humiliating laskii who asked questions. Critics have often commented on Laski’s repeated exaggerations and self-promotion, which Holmes tolerated.

The title will be removed from your cart because it is not available in this region. He was steady in his unremitting advocacy of the independence of India. Political Theorist of a World in Crisis”.

Laski became a proponent of Marxism and believed in a planned economy based on the public ownership of the means of production. Anirudh Karan Parihar is currently reading it Dec 03, Clement Attlee gave Gramkar no role in the new Labour government.


During —45, he fo as an alderman in the Fulham Borough Council and also the chairman of the libraries committee. We in India are particularly grateful for his staunch advocacy of India’s freedom, and the great part he played in bringing it about.

He felt betrayed by MacDonald in the crisis ofand decided that a peaceful, democratic transition to socialism would be blocked by the violence of the opposition.

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Sandhya marked it as to-read Jul 19, His lectures taught more, much more than political science. Steven Chang marked it as to-read Aug 01, Mark added it Oct 08, He was invited often to lecture in America and wrote for The New Republic. It was on Laski’s recommendation that Neumann was then invited to join the Institute in