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From the Second American Revolution to the First International and Back Again: Marxism, the Popular Front, and the American Civil War

Andrew Zimmerman

in The World the Civil War Made

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624181
eISBN:
9781469624204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624181.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines how the American Civil War influenced Karl Marx and changed the meaning of revolution, and particularly the American Revolution of 1861–1877. Through their observations and ... More


Marx and the Movement of History

Robert Daniels

in The Rise and Fall of Communism in Russia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106497
eISBN:
9780300134933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106497.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Marxism emerged in the nineteenth century as an optimistically evolutionary system of social thought that offered a scientific analysis and explanation of history. Karl Marx's system of thought has ... More


I Shall Drive Him Back to His Sand Lots (1883)

Scott D. Seligman

in The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139897
eISBN:
9789888180745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Denis Kearney, an active Irish-American member in the labour movement, arraigned multitudes of Chinese ‘coolie labour’ for keeping workers’ wages low. He helped to establish the Workingmen’s Party of ... More


Voice of Purpose

Nikki M. Taylor

in America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813140773
eISBN:
9780813141428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140773.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter three covers Clark’s life as an educational activist. He played a decisive role in ensuring that separate black public schools would receive funding. The chapter also outlines how he got ... More


Radical Voice

Nikki M. Taylor

in America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813140773
eISBN:
9780813141428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140773.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter covers Clark’s socialist political career as a member of the Sovereigns of Industry, Socialistic Workingmen’s Party, and the Socialistic Labor Party in the mid to late 1870s. It includes ... More


The Black International

Timothy Messer-Kruse

in The Haymarket Conspiracy: Transatlantic Anarchist Networks

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037054
eISBN:
9780252094149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037054.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter recounts the origins of the anarchist version of the International Workingmen's Association (IWA), commonly known as the “Black International.” It charts the arrival of Dr. Edward ... More


Securing the Workplace

Adam Malka

in Men of Mobtown: Policing Baltimore in the Age of Slavery and Emancipation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636290
eISBN:
9781469636313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636290.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter, along with the next two, interrogates the ways that police reform amplified ordinary white men’s power to police free black Baltimoreans. One site of such racial policing was the ... More


“No Race Question”: Garveyism and Trinidad’s Labor Movement in the Age of Black Internationalism, 1919–1925

José Andrés Fernández Montes de Oca

in Global Garveyism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056210
eISBN:
9780813058030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056210.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the past, authors have emphasized the importance of Marcus Garvey’s ideas and organization, the Universal Negro Improvement Association, in the development of the labor movement in Trinidad after ... More


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