GORDON CHILDE:
POLITICAL THINKER


These articles rescued V. Gordon Childe from the clutches of Labor politicians and liberal political scientists. They revealed for the first time Childe’s deep involvement in working class politics and his radical and prophetic ideas about working class organisation, democracy, and the state.

See also: Peter Gathercole and Terry Irving, ‘A Childe bibliography: a hand-list of the works of Vere Gordon Childe’, European Journal of Archaeology, 12 (1-3), April-December 2009, 203-45.