The Age of Hope

Phases of the Socialist Movement


Author: Madhu Limaye

Publisher: N.A


Category: Socialism

Page: 527

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Socialist movements in India, 1947-1975; articles.

The American Socialist Movement 1897-1912


Author: Ira Kipnis

Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing

ISBN: 1789122015

Category: History

Page: 488

View: 1547

First published in 1952, this work has taken its place as the standard history of the Socialist Party to 1912. The American Socialist Party, at the height of its power, had more than a hundred and fifty thousand members, published hundreds of newspapers, won almost a million votes for its presidential candidate, elected more than one thousand of its members to political office, secured passage of a considerable body of legislation, won the support of one-third of the American Federation of Labor, and was instrumental in organizing the Industrial Workers of the World. It counted in its ranks some of the most talented organizers, able thinkers, and colorful personalities of their generation, conducted an immense propaganda effort, and, for a time, multiplied its support and influence at an astounding pace. The rise and decline of the Socialist Party constitutes a most important and instructive chapter in American history. Few books have more to offer to the student of the movement than this one.

Dynamics of Self-determination in Palestine

Protection of Peoples as a Human Rights


Author: P. J. I. M. De Waart

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004098251

Category: Political Science

Page: 271

View: 9497

The disregard of international law in the Arab-Israeli conflict is interrelated with international impotence to check the disruption of states in the aftermath of East-West detente. The present international discussion on good governance gives a ray of hope.

The Labour Party, Denis Healey and the International Socialist Movement

Rebuilding the Socialist International during the Cold War, 1945–1951


Author: Ettore Costa

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331977347X

Category: Political Science

Page: 333

View: 9057

This book describes how, after the Second World War, the Labour Party assumed leadership of the International Socialist Movement, thanks to the achievements of the Attlee Government. International Secretary Denis Healey guided the reconstruction of the Socialist International through the early Cold War, making the British vision for socialist internationalism prevail over the French and Belgian. At first, the provisional Socialist International (International Socialist Conference and Comisco) supported cohabitation with pro-communist socialists and the USSR, but with the Sovietisation of Eastern Europe it committed to militant anti-communism. Ambiguity between the Labour Party and Labour Government influenced British policy in Austria, Czechoslovakia, Greece, Italy and Poland, while the characterization and stereotypes of Eastern and Southern Europe shaped the language and actions of the British. Furthermore, the book shows how international contacts and the British and Swedish model encouraged the transition of socialist parties to responsible government parties fully embracing Western democracy and prepared the ideological revision of the 1950s.

The Socialist Party of America

A Complete History


Author: Jack Ross

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 1612344917

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 880

View: 6929

At a time when the word “socialist” is but one of numerous political epithets that are generally divorced from the historical context of America’s political history, The Socialist Party of America presents a new, mature understanding of America’s most important minor political party of the twentieth century. From the party’s origins in the labor and populist movements at the end of the nineteenth century, to its heyday with the charismatic Eugene V. Debs, and to its persistence through the Depression and the Second World War under the steady leadership of “America’s conscience,” Norman Thomas, The Socialist Party of America guides readers through the party’s twilight, ultimate demise, and the successor groups that arose following its collapse. Based on archival research, Jack Ross’s study challenges the orthodoxies of both sides of the historiographical debate as well as assumptions about the Socialist Party in historical memory. Ross similarly covers the related emergence of neoconservatism and other facets of contemporary American politics and assesses some of the more sensational charges from the right about contemporary liberalism and the “radicalism” of Barack Obama.



Author: Annie Wood 1847-1933 Besant

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9781372007156

Category: History

Page: 28

View: 3263

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The Socialist Movement in England


Author: Brougham Villiers

Publisher: Williamson Press

ISBN: 1444609661

Category: History

Page: 356

View: 6258

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Socialist Response to Antisemitism in Imperial Germany


Author: Lars Fischer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139465082

Category: History

Page: N.A

View: 7889

What set antisemites apart from anti-antisemites in Imperial Germany was not so much what they thought about 'the Jews', but what they thought should be done about them. Like most anti-antisemites, German Social Democrats felt that the antisemites had a point but took matters too far. In fact, Socialist anti-antisemitism often did not hinge on the antisemites' anti-Jewish orientation at all. Even when it did, the Socialists' arguments generally did more to consolidate than subvert generally accepted notions regarding 'the Jews'. By focusing on a broader set of perceptions accepted by both antisemites and anti-antisemites and drawing a variety of new sources into the debate, this study offers a startling reinterpretation of seemingly well-rehearsed issues, including the influence of Karl Marx's Zur Judenfrage, and the positions of various leading Social Democrats (Franz Mehring, Eduard Bernstein, August Bebel, Wilhelm Liebknecht, Karl Kautsky, Rosa Luxemburg) and their peers.