War and revolution has been a theme of 2014. Workers’ Liberty comrades were asked to recommend some books on that theme, all readily available, and ideal for reading over the holiday period.
The German Revolution 1918-23 by Pierre Broué
This book is the most in depth account of a pivotal period of the twentieth century I’ve ever read. It has huge lessons for us today on the united front, transitional demands and the concept of a workers government.
Regeneration by Pat Barker
The first book in this trilogy about World War One, starts by quoting “A Soldier’s Declaration”, Siegfried