Hammer of the left: the battle for the soul of the labour party 9781785900334, 1785900331

Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword by Neil Kinnock; Introduction; Prologue: A New Look at an 'Old Lab

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Hammer of the left: the battle for the soul of the labour party
 9781785900334, 1785900331

Table of contents :
Title Page
Contents
Acknowledgements
Foreword by Neil Kinnock
Introduction
Prologue: A New Look at an 'Old Labour' Government
1: The Toads
2: Dire Straits in 1978
3: The Winter of Our Discontent
4: Loyalist Group Formed
5: The Sad Farewell to Old Labour
6: Leave Thatcher, We'll Get Callaghan First
7: The Darkest Hour
8: Blunders, Bloomers and the Leadership
9: A Second Own Goal at Wembley
10: Shirley Throws in the Towel
11: The Moderates Fight Back
12: Toad Fights Badger
13: Hope and Despair
14: Foot Won't Help
15: The Wild Wood
16: The Goodies Gang Up --
Benn Cast Away. 17: A Phoney Peace and a Real War in the Falklands18: Taking Control
19: Under New Management
20: By-elections at Bermondsey and Darlington
21: The Longest Suicide Note
22: The 1983 General Election --
Foot's Last Stand
23: The Leadership Battle --
Kinnock's Victory
24: The Fall of Militant
25: The Fall of Benn
Epilogue: Blackpool, Conference Week 1998
Postscript: Westminster, December 2015 The Left Ascendant in a New Winter of Discontent
Select Bibliography
Appendix: The Guardian Obituary of John Golding
Index
A, B, C
D, E, F
G, H, I
J, K, L
M, N, O
P, Q, R
S, T, U
V, W, X.

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