Professor John Callaghan

Professor of Politics and Contemporary History

  • Crescent House 205
  • T: 0161 295 5123
  • E: j.callaghan@salford.ac.uk
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Office Times

Semester 1

Monday 10:00am - 11:00am and Thursday 11:00am - 1:00pm

Biography

LSE

University of Essex

University of Manchester

Teaching

Political Theory

Politics and History of Socialism

Labour’s Century

Issues in Contemporary History

International History

Research Interests

Politics and History of Socialism

International History since 1789

Political Ideologies

Qualifications and Memberships

Political Studies Association

Publications

British Trotskyism: Theory and Practice, (Blackwell, Oxford, 1984)

The Far Left in British Politics, (Blackwell, Oxford, 1987)

Socialism in Britain Since 1884, (Blackwell, Oxford, 1990)

Rajani Palme Dutt: A Study in British Stalinism (Lawrence & Wishart, London, 1993)

Great Power Complex: British Imperialism, International Crises and National Economic Decline, (Pluto Press, London, 1997)

Cold War, Conflict and Crisis: The History of the CPGB, 1951-68 (Lawrence and Wishart, London, 2003)

British Labour and Foreign Policy: A History (Routledge, London, 2007)

Ideologies of US Foreign Policy: From Pearl Harbor to the Present (Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy), London: Routledge, 2013, with Brendon O’Connor

Communism in Britain: A Documentary History (Manchester University Press, 2011), with Ben Harker