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working class and its historic role

Gus Hall

working class and its historic role

by Gus Hall

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Published by Committee of Canadian communists in Regina .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communist Party of the United States of America -- History,
  • Labor and laboring classes -- United States -- History,
  • Social conflict -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGus Hall.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9, [1] p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19997849M

    Lists about: Books for Post-Election Understanding, How Capitalism Destroys Everything, Regional Grit Lit, Class Differences in Historical Romance, Mech.   “The important value of this book is to reveal a thing that is often overlooked in the socialist movement: Whether the theory of the working class political parties can be accepted by the masses. For a long time, in the history of the communist movement, writers stressed, on the one hand, the important role of revolutionary leaders, and on Reviews: 2.

    When history emerged as a scholarly discipline in British universities at the end of the 19th century, it rarely took working-class people as its focus. History was about the great and the good – about kings, queens, archbishops and diplomats. Historians studied reigns, constitutions, parliaments, wars and .   The new book contends that the current crisis did not happen overnight but is the result, in part, of the globalization that began in the late s and s, taking jobs out of many U.S.

    The local ruling class became so confident about its role in expansion that the city had, as one historian puts it, a “foreign policy.” Johnson’s prior stature as a historian rested on two.   The book is designed in part as textbook for use in academic settings, and it will be a useful addition to courses in U.S. literature, cultural and working-class studies, U.S. history, and labor.


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