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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Harold Joseph Laski 30 June — 24 March was a British political theorist, economistauthorand lecturer.

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For his outspoken support of the Boston Police Strike ofLaski received severe criticism. Sparkles10 rated it it was amazing Mar 31, Want to Read saving….

While speaking for the Labour candidate in Nottinghamshire on 16 JuneLaski said, “If Labour did not obtain what it needed by general consent, we polihics have to use violence even if it means revolution”. And it was all immense fun, an exciting game that had meaning, and it was also a sieve of ideas, a gymnastics of the mind carried on with vigour and directed unobtrusively with superb craftsmanship. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.


Pratyush Prabhakar marked it as to-read Oct 20, He steadily lost his influence. He was awarded the Beit memorial prize during his time at New College.

Toggle navigation Additional Book Information. Those who knew him personally counted that association as a rare privilege, and his passing away has come as a great sorrow and a grammqr. Cole Parker Albu Wilson M. Ralph Miliband and the politics of the New Left. He tried to bypass Attlee by directly dealing with Winston Churchill. In between he served on scores of committees and carried a full load as a professor and advisor to students.

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The Foundations of Sovereignty and Other Essays. Afterhe shifted to a Marxist emphasis on class conflict and the need for a workers’ revolution, which he hinted might be violent. His marriage to Frida, a gentile and eight years his senior, antagonised his family.

He hrammar that the state should not be considered supreme, because people could and should have loyalties to local organisations, clubs, labour unions, and societies. He had a disabled sister named Mabel.

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 Oolitics theory of sovereignty. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Exclusive web offer for individuals. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


A Life on the Left”. Though he continued to work for the Labour politiccs until his death, he never regained political influence. The jury found for the defendant within forty minutes of deliberations.

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Table of Contents 1. Laski had once called Attlee “uninteresting and uninspired” in the American press and even tried to remove him by asking for Attlee’s resignation in an open letter. This article has no associated abstract. Retrieved 23 July After the Institute’s move to Columbia University inLaski was one of oolitics sponsored guest lecturers invited to New York. Amir Subhani rated it really liked it Sep 02, Critics have often commented on Laski’s repeated exaggerations and self-promotion, which Holmes tolerated.

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