The American Socialist Movement 1897-1912

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Author: Ira Kipnis

Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing

ISBN: 1789122015

Category: History

Page: 488

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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.

The Age of Hope

Phases of the Socialist Movement

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Author: Madhu Limaye

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Socialism

Page: 527

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Socialist movements in India, 1947-1975; articles.

The Socialist Movement in Turkey

1960-1980

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Author: Igor P. Lipovsky

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004095823

Category: Social Science

Page: 190

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The military coup of May 1960 liberalized political life in Turkey, and a legal leftist movement arose, combining in its ranks social-democratic, trade-unionist and Marxist elements. Many of these were united in the framework of the Turkish Labour Party. The ideological and political struggle within the leftist movement led to a split in the Labour Party and to the formation in the 1970s of several legal socialist parties, each of which adopted its own model of socialism: 'Soviet,' 'Chinese,' 'Turkish,' 'Scandinavian,' 'North Korean.' The 1980 military coup terminated the legal activity of the marxist parties. Some merged with the Communist Party, which operated illegally, others sought ways of legalizing their activity in the new political conditions of Turkey. The present study offers a thorough account of the activities of the radical left in Turkey between 1960-1980 and shows how these formed a major contributing factor to the political instability of the country and the military coups that took place in March 1971 and September 1980.

The Labour Party, Denis Healey and the International Socialist Movement

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

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Author: Ettore Costa

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331977347X

Category: Political Science

Page: 333

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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 Movement

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Author: James Ramsay MacDonald

Publisher: London : Williams and Norgate

ISBN: N.A

Category: Socialism

Page: 242

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SOCIALIST MOVEMENT

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Author: Annie Wood 1847-1933 Besant

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9781372007156

Category: History

Page: 28

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The Socialist Party of America

A Complete History

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Author: Jack Ross

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 1612344917

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 880

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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.

William Morris and the Early Days of the Socialist Movement

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Author: L. Bruce Glassier

Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC

ISBN: 9781110903856

Category: History

Page: 226

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