Selected Bibliography

Angus Calder


In the LRB Archive:

  • God’s Own · 12 March 1992

    • Empire and English Character by Kathryn Tidrick
    • Into Africa: The story of the East African Safari by Kenneth Cameron
    • Burton: Snow upon the Desert by Frank McLynn
    • From the Sierras to the Pampas: Richard Burton’s Travels in the Americas, 1860-69 by Frank McLynn
    • The Duke of Puddle Dock: Travels in the Footsteps of Stamford Raffles by Nigel Barley
  • Enemies of Promise · 2 March 1989

    • Breach of Promise: Labour in Power 1964-1970 by Clive Ponting
    • James Maxton by Gordon Brown
    • Forward! Labour Politics in Scotland 1888-1988 edited by Ian Donnachie, Christopher Harvie and Ian Wood
  • Collected Works · 5 January 1989

    • Men, Women and Work: Class, Gender and Protest in the New England Shoe Industry, 1780-1910 by Mary Blewett
    • Men’s Lives by Peter Matthiessen
    • On Work: Historical, Comparative and Theoretical Approaches edited by R.E. Pahl
    • Slavery and Other Forms of Unfree Labour edited by Léonie Archer
    • The Historical Meanings of Work edited by Patrick Joyce
    • Origins of Freemasonry: Scotland’s Century 1590-1710 by David Stevenson
  • Cropping the bluebells · 22 January 1987

    • A Century of the Scottish People: 1830-1950 by T.C. Smout
    • Living in Atholl: A Social History of the Estates 1685-1785 by Leah Leneman
  • Joining up · 3 April 1986

    • Soldier, Soldier by Tony Parker
    • Echoes of the Great War: The Diary of the Reverend Andrew Clark 1914-1919 edited by James Munson
    • The Unknown Army: Mutinies in the British Army in World War One by Gloden Dallas and Douglas Gill
    • Soldiers: A History of Men in Battle by John Keegan and Richard Holmes
  • Outbreak of Pleasure · 23 January 1986

    • Now the war is over: A Social History of Britain 1945-51 by Paul Addison
    • England First and Last by Anthony Bailey
    • A World Still to Win: The Reconstruction of the Post-War Working Class by Trevor Blackwell and Jeremy Seabrook
    • The Issue of War: States, Societies and the Far Eastern Conflict of 1941-1945 by Christopher Thorne
    • The Hiroshima Maidens by Rodney Barker
    • Faces of Hiroshima: A Report by Anne Chisholm
    • End of Empire by Brain Lapping
    • Outposts by Simon Winchester
  • Angus Calder, a visitor to Uganda in June, gives his impressions of the life he found in Kampala on the eve of the country’s latest coup · 5 September 1985

  • What did they do in the war? · 20 June 1985

    • Firing Line by Richard Holmes
    • The Right of the Line: The Royal Air Force in the European War 1939-1945 by John Terraine
    • The Bomber Command War Diaries: An Operational Reference Book by Martin Middlebrook and Chris Everitt
    • ’45: The Final Drive from the Rhine to the Baltic by Charles Whiting
    • In the Ruins of the Reich by Douglas Botting
    • 1945: The World We Fought For by Robert Kee
    • VE Day: Victory in Europe 1945 by Robin Cross
    • One Family’s War edited by Patrick Mayhew
    • Poems of the Second World War: The Oasis Selection edited by Victor Selwyn
    • My Life by Bert Hardy
    • Victory in Europe: D Day to VE Day by Max Hastings and George Stevens
  • For ever Walsall · 21 March 1985

    • Rural Life in England in the First World War by Pamela Horn
    • Britain in Our Century: Images and Controversies by Arthur Marwick
    • Labour and Society in Britain: 1918-1979 by James Cronin
    • Women in England 1870-1950: Sexual Divisions and Social Change by Jane Lewis
  • Sexual Tories · 17 May 1984

    • The Common People: A History from the Norman Conquest to the Present by J.F.C. Harrison
    • British Society 1914-45 by John Stevenson
    • The World We Left Behind: A Chronicle of the Year 1939 by Robert Kee
    • Wigan Pier Revisited: Poverty and Politics in the Eighties by Beatrix Campbell
  • Bolsheviks and Bohemians · 5 April 1984

    • The Life of Arthur Ransome by Hugh Brogan
    • Bohemia in London by Arthur Ransome, introduced by Rupert Hart-Davis
  • The Myth of 1940 · 16 October 1980

    • Collar the lot! How Britain Interned and Expelled its Wartime Refugees by Peter Gillman and Leni Gillman
    • A Bespattered Page? The Internment of ‘His Majesty’s Most Loyal Enemy Aliens’ by Ronald Stent

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