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Maverick

Advantages: Very readable and interesting
Disadvantages: Perhaps an interest in politics would help

Isn't Blackpool loathsome?" writes Alan Clark in his diary entry for the 1973 Tory conference. "On the Promenade - vulgar, common primitives drifting about in groups or standing, loitering, prominently." And if you think he was a bit harsh on the general ...

Jake_Speed 25.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Diaries: Into Politics - Alan Clark

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Very Witty

Advantages: Witty, well written, Candid, good account of a turbulent time
Disadvantages: Not to every ones tastes

Alan Clark Diaries “Into Politics” are his own hand written diaries, transferred into print. They are his thoughts on the major events of the times. Alan Clark was a conservative MP, most of the time on the backbenches, throughout the Thatch ...

KingHerrod 24.01.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Diaries: Into Politics - Alan Clark

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Dear White Fellow......

Advantages: Gets the messages across
Disadvantages: Racsim still occurs

This opinion is based on the theme of "Racism", there is no paritcular category for this so I have placed it here for now. It is rather difficult to categorise this op as it is heavily influenced by a poem I once read which in my view expresses the way I ...

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Review of Nothing But the Same Old Story (The Roots of Anti-Irish Racism) - Liz Curtis

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Politics isn't just Democracy

Advantages: Clear concise overview of the development of the concept
Disadvantages: Obviously can't go into much depth, but neglects contemporary debate in favour of historical overview

**Please note, this category is wrong. Bernard Crick didn't write the Very Short Introduction to Politics (that was by Kennth Minogue, no relation to the other K. Minogue as far as I'm aware). This opinion is on Crick's Very Short Introduction to Democrac ...

a-true-ben 26.01.2003 · Read full review
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Review of A Very Short Introduction to Politics - Bernard Crick

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WHERE DID IT GO WRONG?

Advantages: Well argued and easy to read
Disadvantages: An interest in politics essential

'What's Left?' is a personal critique of the state of the political Left in the west by left wing journalist and author Nick Cohen. For the purposes of the book and of this review The Left is interchangeable with liberals and roughly means those that bel ...

Mauri 12.03.2007 · Read full review
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Review of What's Left?: How Liberals Lost Their Way - Nick Cohen

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