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Sultan of Swing: The Life of David Butler

Hardback, 04/10/2018, £25.00
Based on interviews with Butler himself, his friends, colleagues and family, and with access to many previously unseen papers, Crick chronicles the long and energetic life of the greatest analyst of British elections - a story which weaves its way through post-war history with surprises, colour and humour.

Democracy: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 10/10/2002, £7.99
An account of the history of the doctrine and practice of democracy, from ancient Greece and Rome through the American, French, and Russian revolutions, and of the usages and practices associated with it in the modern world. This book argues that democracy is a necessary, but not a sufficient condition for good governance.

Brian Lara: Cricket's Troubled Genius

Hardback, 15/05/2007, £18.99
In the 1990s Brian Lara established himself as the best batsman in the world, with a 375 against England, a 501 for Warwickshire and a 400 not out in Antigua among his world records. At 37, he is still the dominant force in the West Indies side going into 2007. This work presents an account of one of the true greats of world cricket.

Our Beloved Cricket

Hardback, 01/04/2013, £18.99
Brian Scovell spent a lifetime reporting for the Daily Sketch and Daily Mail and knows a host of leading players whom he persuaded to play for his wandering side Woodpeckers and various press sides. His hilarious accounts of these matches - mainly on village greens - provide a richly entertaining and unique addition to cricketing literature.

Essays on Citizenship

Paperback, 21/10/2004, £34.99
Citizenship, both the subject and the practice, should be a bridge between the vocational aims of education and education for its own sake...not all of life is productive: there is leisure, there is culture, both of which active citizens can defend, indeed enhance.