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Chartism: Connexipedia Article
A movement for political and social reform in the United Kingdom during the mid-19th century between 1838 and 1850 which takes its name from the People's Charter of 1838.
General Strike of 1842: Connexipedia Article
The strike started among the Staffordshire miners and soon spread through the country affecting factories, mills and coal mines from Dundee to South Wales and Cornwall.
The History of Democracy: A Marxist Interpretation
Roper, Brian S.
Roper traces the history of democracy from ancient Athens to the emergence of liberal representative and socialist participatory democracy. He argues that democracy cannot be understood separately fro...
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume II: The Politics of Social Classes
Draper, Hal
Draper ranges through the development of the thought of Marx and Engels on the role of classes in society.
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 11: Marx and Engels 1851 - 1853
Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
Includes Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Germany and The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte and Revelations Concerning the Communist Trial in Cologne
A Marxist History of the World part 51: The origins of the Labour Movement
Faulkner, Neil
Capitalism's industrial revolution gave birth to its own gravediggers, argues Neil Faulkner as he examines the rise and fall of Chartism.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 5, 2015: Ecosocialism, environment, and urban gardening
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
This issue of Other Voices covers a wide range of issues, from the climate crisis and the ecosocialist response, to terrorism and the struggle against religious fundamentalism, as well as items on urb...
Socialist Thought: A Documentary History
Fried, Albert; Sanders, Ronald (eds.)
An anthology of important documents in the history of European socialist thought, from pre-revolutionary France to the 1950s.