Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, 1870-1940: The Praxis of National Liberation, Internationalism, and Social Revolution

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BRILL, Nov 11, 2010 - History - 508 pages
Before communism, anarchism and syndicalism were central to labour and the Left in the colonial and postcolonial world.Using studies from Africa,Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America, this groundbreaking volume examines the revolutionary libertarian Left's class politics and anti-colonialism in the first globalization and imperialism(1870/1930).
 

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Contents

List of Illustrations
vii
Acknowledgments
ix
List of Contributors
xi
Preface
xiii
The Colonial and Postcolonial Experience 18701940
xxxi
Part One Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial World
1
the anarchist movement in Egypt 18601940
3
Revolutionary Syndicalism Communism and the National Question in South African socialism 18861928
33
The Makhnovist Movement and the National Question in the Ukraine 19171921
147
Syndicalism Industrial Unionism and Nationalism in Ireland
193
Part Two Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Postcolonial World
225
adapting transnational influences and forging counterhegemonic practices 19051930
227
anarchist movements and networks in the Caribbean Southern United States and Mexico 1890s1920s
273
anarchism and syndicalism on the docks and rivers of Argentina 19001930
321
the transnational making of the syndicalist movement in São Paulo Brazil 18951935
363
the vicissitudes of anarchist and syndicalist trajectories 1940 to the present
395

a regional and transnational approach
95
thoughts from the Chinese experience
131

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