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Syndicalism and the general strike

an explanation

by Lewis, Arthur D.

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Published by T. F. Unwin in London [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor unions,
  • Strikes and lockouts,
  • Labor movement

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arthur D. Lewis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6477 .L5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination319 p.
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14044357M
    LC Control Number12027430
    OCLC/WorldCa1407586

      Read the full text here: #toc5 Rudolf Rocker () was an anarchist writer, his. Purcell was a Labour MP as well as a union leader. He became chair of the TUC and then chair of the Strike Organisation Committee during the General Strike. He was part of a group of left wing union leaders in the TUC leadership who reflected the great class struggles of the time but also led the struggles to defeat.

    Bolshevism, Syndicalism and the General Strike: The Lost Internationalist World of A. A. Purcell By Kevin Morgan Lawrence & Wishart, Read preview Overview "To Show the People in Paris How We Live Here": Working-Class Representation, Paul Carpita, and Film History By Haenni, Sabine Framework, Vol. 58, No. 1/2, Spring-Fall Define syndicalism. syndicalism synonyms, syndicalism pronunciation, syndicalism translation, English dictionary definition of syndicalism. A political movement advocating the seizure of government by syndicates of labor unions united in a general strike. Thesaurus Antonyms Related Words Synonyms Legend: Switch to new thesaurus.

    Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, – Studies in Global Social History on the eve of a general strike. Source: Eduardo This book began as a panel on “Anarchism and Anarcho-syndicalismFile Size: 3MB.   Anarcho-Syndicalism: Theory and Practice by Rudolf Rocker, Mike Davis, Nicolas Walter Paperback Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description. In , 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 Pages:


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Syndicalism and the General Strike, an Explanation [Arthur D. Lewis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Leopold is delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection.

Many of the books in. The volume also includes a major challenge to existing interpretations of the general strike, which it compellingly presents, not as the last fling of the syndicalists, but as a first and disastrously ill-conceived imposition of social-democratic centralism by Ernest Bevin.

‘It is this fascination [with a group of professional revolutionaries] that Kevin Morgan deals with expertly n Bolshevism, syndicalism and the general strike, the third and final volume in his assessment of Bolshevism and the British Left.’ ‘The book is a multi-layered account of a key period in the formation of Labour’s identity.

It was the General Strike of that proved his moment of reckoning. As chairman of the central strike organisation committee, Purcell was at its heart, and when the strike was called off while still unbroken, and with its objects unachieved, the precipitancy of his descent was matched only by its comprehensiveness.

Bolshevism, Syndicalism and the General Strike: The Lost Internationalist World of A.A. Purcell, by. facilitated the opening of negotiations between the TUC and the government which ended the strike. Morgan’s book is based on an impressive range of archival material, from that in the Moscow archives through to national and local Labour Author: Paul Corthorn.

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Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — Author: Arthur D. Lewis. Syndicalism, also called Anarcho-syndicalism, or Revolutionary Syndicalism, a movement that advocates direct action by the working class to abolish the capitalist order, including the state, and to establish in its place a social order based on workers organized in production syndicalist movement flourished in France chiefly between and and had a.

Syndicalism and the general strike [electronic resource]: an explanation / by Arthur D. Lewis; Syndicalism and labour: notes upon some aspects of social and industrial questions of the day; The general strike: what the Liberal leaders said during the.

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Women members of the IWW lead a march in Manhattan during the Patterson Silk Strike of The second half of the book assesses the intersection of syndicalism and communism following the. Rudolf Rocker's 'Anarcho-Syndicalism: Theory and Practice' is the classic and essential read for anyone interested in the history and basics of Anarcho-syndicalism.

Written between the two world wars, but during the Spanish Civil War, the book offers an interesting glimpse into the thinking of the time while offering some very timeless points.4/5. The general strike was for the intellectuals a great social myth.

But the union people saw it as a real tactic for pragmatic purposes. Even their modest gains in organizational strength were enough to close the “heroic period” of the syndicalist unions, and on the eve of World War i they were moving toward reformism.

In English “syndicalism” was coined to refer to revolutionary unionism. This is a strategy for both building an effective grassroots form of unionism at present, but also for worker liberation from the exploitative capitalist regime.

The idea is t. Syndicalism and the General Strike, an Explanation by Lewis Arthur D,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. 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/5(4).

The supreme thought of the present is, however, the general strike, and the syndicats united for this purpose are known as the syndicats rouges in distinction to the syndicats jaunes, who are opposed to Syndicalism and favor the strike only as an extreme measure.

A general strike (or mass strike) is a strike action in which a substantial proportion of the total labour force in a city, region, or country participates.

General strikes are characterised by the participation of workers in a multitude of workplaces, and tend to involve entire communities. General strikes first occurred in the midth century, and have characterised many historically.

Syndicalism definition, a form or development of trade unionism, originating in France, that aims at the possession of the means of production and distribution, and ultimately at the control of society, by federated bodies of industrial workers, and that seeks to realize its purposes through general strikes, terrorism, sabotage, etc.

See more.The culmination of these minor conflicts is to be the great battle which is proposed as the immediate object of Syndicalism, the general strike. This idea had already been clearly formulated by the "International". Success by the ballot is considered illusory because of its demoralizing influence upon the leaders, while Street barricading and.

Syndicalism: What It Is - Gaylord Wilshire - Brief explanatory article by an editor of The Syndicalist. What is the union?

- Emile Pouget - Essay outlining the aims, priniciples and functions of unions. The General Strike - Ralph Chaplin - Classic IWW text on the concept of the general strike as a tool for change.