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Institutional Immobilism, Ideological Ferment, and Reluctant Socio-Economic Modernization

Jack Hayward

in Fragmented France: Two Centuries of Disputed Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199216314
eISBN:
9780191712265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216314.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The slow motion retreat from peasant and artisan ruralism underpinned an institutional immobilism mastered by a new professional political class of meritocratic barristers and businessmen. ... More


Workers

Alan Bullock and F. W. D. Deakin

in France 1848–1945

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221043
eISBN:
9780191678400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221043.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The French Revolution had done little for the worker. He was given the right to practise any trade he pleased – the corporations were abolished – but subject to important and humiliating ... More


The Great Labour Unrest: Rank-and-file movements and political change in the Durham coalfield

Lewis H. Mates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090684
eISBN:
9781526109620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090684.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book analyses the ideological battle for control of the prestigious, influential and important––regionally and nationally–Durham Miners’ Association in the fascinating "Great Labour Unrest" ... More


Moving between the Global and the Local: The Industrial Workers of the World and Their Press in Latin America

Anton Rosenthal

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the role of the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.), a global, transnational revolutionary movement born in Chicago and present throughout Latin America, and particularly ... More


Memories and Temporalities of Anarchist Resistance: Community Traditions, Labor Insurgencies, and Argentine Shipyard Workers, Early 1900s to Late 1950s

Geoffroy de Laforcade

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Against the backdrop of a powerful anarchist and syndicalist labor movement in the port of Buenos Aires, which dominated Argentine labor politics in the first quarter of the century and remained ... More


British Labour, Belfast and home rule, 1900–14

Emmet O’ Connor

in The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the British Labour Party’s attitude to Irish home rule and partition, the fortunes of the party in Edwardian Belfast, and the reasons for the collapse of its Irish organisation ... More


Insurrection, Utopianism, and Socialism

Jeremy Jennings

in Revolution and the Republic: A History of Political Thought in France since the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198203131
eISBN:
9780191728587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203131.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The subject matter of this chapter is socialist thought in France from the Revolution of 1789 to the collapse of Soviet totalitarianism. Beginning with a discussion of the Comtean concerns with the ... More


Spanish-speaking Anarchists in the United States: The Newspaper Cultura Obrera and Its Transnational Networks (1911–1927)

Susana Sueiro Seoane

in Writing Revolution: Hispanic Anarchism in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042744
eISBN:
9780252051609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042744.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes Cultura Obrera (Labor Culture), published in New York City from 1911 to 1927. Pedro Esteve, the primary editor, gave expression to his ideas in this newspaper and while it ... More


Spanish Firemen and Maritime Syndicalism, 1902–1940

Jon Bekken and Mario Martín Revellado

in Writing Revolution: Hispanic Anarchism in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042744
eISBN:
9780252051609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042744.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes how Spanish firemen and Hispanic anarcho-syndicalists built a strong presence in the maritime industry in the opening decades of the twentieth century. They exchanged ... More


The Pre-War Years: Cross-Channel Networks, Syndicalism, and the Demise of Internationalism

Constance Bantman

in The French Anarchists in London, 1880-1914: Exile and Transnationalism in the First Globalisation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318801
eISBN:
9781846317972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318801.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Anti-anarchist fears abated after 1895, when most of the companions returned to France. The Franco-British anarchist connection remained strong thereafter, but took on a different form, operating ... More


Labour Unrest, 1910 to 1914

William Kenefick

in Red Scotland!: The Rise and Fall of the Radical Left, c. 1872 to 1932

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625178
eISBN:
9780748653430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625178.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter adopts the Glasgow Labour History Workshop (GLHW) method and approach in a comparative study of the industrial east of Scotland. It notes that these studies demonstrated a consistently ... More


After Virtue: The Strange Case of Belle Époque Socialist Antimaterialism

Leela Gandhi

in The Common Cause: Postcolonial Ethics and the Practice of Democracy, 1900-1955

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226019871
eISBN:
9780226020075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226020075.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter concerns British labor agitations from 1910 to 1913 involving workers from disparate industrial sectors. Directly fuelled by the duplicitous welfarism of the new liberals, these strikes ... More


Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain

Hugh Thomas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121094
eISBN:
9780300142464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121094.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book presents the biography of the extraordinary Spanish industrialist and entrepreneur Eduardo Barreiros, who was a conquistador. He conquered markets, not peoples, and these conquests began in ... More


The French Anarchists in London, 1880-1914: Exile and Transnationalism in the First Globalisation

Constance Bantman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318801
eISBN:
9781846317972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318801.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book recounts the story of the 500 or so French anarchists exiled in London between 1880 and 1914. As the anarchist movement went through a terrorist phase which was especially bloody in France, ... More


Fragmented Individualism:Professional Labor Regulation in Chile

Matthew E. Carnes

in Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789431
eISBN:
9780804792424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789431.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines Chile as an example of a “professional” labor law regime, characterized by laws that strongly protect individual labor relations but fragmented and weaken collective labor ... More


The Contours of Repression

David M. Struthers

in The World in a City: Multiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042478
eISBN:
9780252051319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042478.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the World War One period in which the federal, state, and local governments in the United States, in addition to non-state actors, created one of the most severe eras of ... More


Classical Social Theory and the French Revolution of 1848

Craig Calhoun

in The Roots of Radicalism: Tradition, the Public Sphere, and Early Nineteenth-Century Social Movements

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226090849
eISBN:
9780226090870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090870.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Alexis de Tocqueville and Karl Marx both viewed the revolutions of the mid-nineteenth century not only as echoes of 1789 and other predecessors, but also as harbingers of something new. For de ... More


What Kind of Socialism?

Neville Kirk

in Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940094
eISBN:
9781786944269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940094.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

While chapter two presents a general picture of the transnational world in which Mann and Ross operated and their place and influence within it, chapters three to seven identify and explain their ... More


Popular Front Activism and Vichy

Tami Williams

in Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038471
eISBN:
9780252096365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038471.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details the evolution of Dulac's socialist humanist politics under the Popular Front, from her activism and syndicalism or labor union work within the context of the vast cultural ... More


The Revolution Will Not Be Historicised

Ruth Kinna

in Kropotkin: Reviewing the Classical Anarchist Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748642298
eISBN:
9781474418690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642298.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Kropotkin's theory of revolution. It argues that his understanding of revolution was consistent and explores this by looking at his essay The Spirit of Revolt. The chapter shows ... More


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