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Black Flame: The Revolutionary Class Politics of Anarchism and Syndicalism (Counter-Power vol 1)
Lucien van der Walt, Michael Schmidt

AK Press, 2009

Black Flame is the first of two volumes that reexamine anarchism's democratic class politics, its vision of a decentralized planned economy, and its impact on popular struggles in five continents over the last 150 years. From the nineteenth century to today's anticapitalist movements, it traces anarchism's lineage and contemporary relevance. It outlines anarchism's insights into questions of race, gender, class, and imperialism, significantly ...


The Wobblies: The Story of the IWW and Syndicalism in the United States
Patrick Renshaw

Ivan R. Dee, 1999

Does anyone save historians remember the Wobblies? This nickname for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), the revolutionary labor union founded in Chicago in 1905, not so long ago was part of the vocabulary of labor and socialist movements everywhere. But few who have heard of the Wobblies know much about their history, aims, or achievements—or their impact on American labor. In this new edition of his classic study of the Wobblies, ...


Syndicalism and the General Strike: An Explanation (Classic Reprint)
Arthur D. Lewis

Forgotten Books, 2012

Before dealing methodically with the subject, there are two matters connected with Syndicalist doctrine I should like specially to refer to. (Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.) About the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology. Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest ...


Anarcho-Syndicalism (Pluto Classics)
Rudolf Rocker

Pluto Press, 1998

Rudolf Rockerb's classic survey of anarcho-syndicalism was written during the Spanish Civil War to explain to the wider reading public the ideology which inspired the social revolution in Spain. It remains unsurpassed as a general introduction to anarchist thought and an authoritative account of the early history of international anarchism by one of the movement's leading figures.


Anarcho-Syndicalism: Theory and Practice (Working Classics)
Rudolf Rocker

AK Press, 2004

In 1937, at the behest of Emma Goldman, Rocker penned this political and philosophical masterpiece as an introduction to the ideals fueling the Spanish social revolution and resistance to capitalism the world over. Within, Rocker offers an introduction to anarchist ideas, a history of the international workers’ movement, and an outline of the syndicalist strategies and tactics embraced at the time (direct action, sabotage and the general ...


Radical Unionism: The Rise and Fall of Revolutionary Syndicalism
Ralph Darlington

Haymarket Books, 2013

During the first two decades of the twentieth century the ideas of revolutionary syndicalism developed into a major influence within the trade union movement. Committed to destroying capitalism through direct industrial action and revolutionary trade union struggle, the movement raised fundamental questions for activists across the world. Radical Unionism provides an analysis of the dynamics and trajectory of the syndicalist movement in six ...


Syndicalism in France, 2012

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Revolutionary Syndicalism and French Labor: A Cause Without Rebels
Peter N. Stearns

Rutgers University Press, 1971

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Green Syndicalism: An Alternative Red/Green Vision (Space, Place, and Society)
Jeff Shantz

Syracuse University Press, 2012

It is widely understood that the burdens of ecological destruction are borne disproportionately by working-class and poor communities, both through illness and disease caused by pollutants and through the depletion of natural resources from which they make a living. Yet, consistently, the voices of the working class are the most marginalized, excluded, and silenced when discussing how to address ecological concerns and protect the environment ...


Proposed Roads to Freedom: Socialism, Anarchism, and Syndicalism: With Notes and Introduction
Bertrand Russell

Polit Press, 2010

In "Proposed Roads to Freedom," Bertrand Russell weighs the respective advantages and disadvantages of Socialism, Marxism, and Syndicalism.


Syndicalism, Industrial Unionism and Socialism
John Spargo

Red and Black Publishers, 2009

A history of the Syndicalist movement, and a critique of the Syndicalist program from the point of view of parliamentary Socialism.


Syndicalism and the Transition to Communism (Studies in Labour History)
Ralph Darlington

Ashgate, 2008

During the first two decades of the twentieth century, amidst an extraordinary international upsurge in strike action, the ideas of revolutionary syndicalism developed into a major influence within the world wide trade union movement. Committed to destroying capitalism through direct industrial action and revolutionary trade union struggle, the movement raised fundamental questions about the need for new and democratic forms of power through ...


Anarchism and Anarcho-Syndicalism
Karl Marx, Frederick Engels, ...

Fredonia Books (NL), 2002

These major writings on the ideology and practice of anarchism have a special value in showing the Marxist position against anarchism. Marx and Engels center their attack upon the followers of Bakunin, while Lenin's writings are devoted largely to syndicalist and "economist" trends in the labor movement, and to sectarian and "leftist" tendencies in the Communist movement during and after the Russian revolution of 1917. This collection was ...


Syndicalism: Writings on Revolutionary Socialist Unions
Georges Sorel, Andre Tridon, ...

Red and Black Publishers, 2010

A selection of writings, some sympathetic, some hostile, on the political and economic theory of syndicalism--the anarchist strategy of using revolutionary unions to seize control of the workplace and build a socialist system from the bottom up. Contains the complete texts of "Reflections on Violence", by Georges Sorel, "The New Unionism", by Andre Tridon, "Proposed Roads to Freedom", by Bertrand Russell, and "Syndicalism, Industrial Unionism, ...


Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, 1870-1940 (Studies in Global Social History)

Brill Academic Publishing, 2013


John Hunter Harley

Nabu Press, 2010

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed ...


New Forms of Worker Organization: The Syndicalist and Autonomist Restoration of Class-Struggle Unionism

PM Press, 2014

As bureaucratic labor unions are currently under assault throughout the world, most have surrendered the achievements of the mid-20th century, when the working class was a militant force for change. As unions implode and weaken, workers are independently forming their own unions, rooted in the tradition of syndicalism and autonomism—and unions rooted in the tradition of self-directed action are auguring a new period of class struggle ...


Wobblies the Story of Syndicalism in The
Patrick Renshaw



Earl C Ford

Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company, 1990


Syndicalism and the General Strike, an Explanation
Arthur D. Lewis

BiblioBazaar, 2009

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our ...



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