Social History

Weighing Up
George Scales
Foreword by: 
Chris Kaufman

A selection of humorous observations about the English countryside which appeared in the Landworker.

Illustrated by: 
Colin White
First published by Journeyman:
1988
Paperback, £5
War Against War!
Ernst Friedrich

A unique statement against war, juxtaposing WW1 photographs of atrocities against the military's romanticisation of war.

First published by Journeyman:
1987
No copies left
The Story of the Irish Citizen Army
Sean O'Casey

The best account of the Irish Citizen Army by Ireland's greatest playwright.

First published by Journeyman:
1980
Journeyman Chapbook 5, £5
The Soldiers' Strikes of 1919
Andrew Rothstein

The first general review of the unprecedented wave of strikes and demonstrations in the British armed forces during 1919.

First published by Journeyman:
1980
Paperback, £10
The Russians of Ross-shire
or Massacre of the Rosses in Strathcanon, Ross-shire, by policemen, when serving the Tenants in Strathcanon with Summonses of Removal last March
Donald Ross

A vivid account of police brutality during the clearing of the Glens, published in 1854.

First published by Journeyman:
1977
Radical Reprint 4, no copies left
The General Strike
Margaret Morris

An absorbing and comprehensive analysis of the 1926 General Strike, based on regional interviews and TUC archives.

First published by Journeyman:
1980
Paperback, illustrated, £10
The English Rebels
Charles Poulsen

Not a history of kings and queens, but a history alive with struggle and revolt.

First published by Journeyman:
1984
No copies left
The Days of the Good Soldiers
Communists in the Armed Forces WWII
Richard Kisch

For the first time, the story of the mutinies and strikes in the British armed forces during the Second World War.

First published by Journeyman:
1985
Paperback, £10
Mame Loshn
The Making of Yiddish
John Geipel

The first non-specialist description of Yiddish, retraced against the background of Ashkenazic history.

First published by Journeyman:
1982
No copies left
Johnny Come Lately
A Short History of the Condom
Jeannette Parisot
Translated by: 
Bill McCann

The first book entirely devoted to the condom, with new material by Geraldine Rudge.

Illustrated by: 
Bill Piggins
First published by Journeyman:
1987
Paperback, £10