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Founded in 2014, Working Class History is an international collective of worker-activists who launched a social media project and podcast to uncover our collective history of fighting for a better world and promote it to educate and inspire a new generation of activists. They have grown to become the most popular online people’s history project in English, reaching an audience of tens of millions.
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Working Class History: Everyday Acts of Resistance & Rebellion

Working Class History: Everyday Acts of Resistance & Rebellion

SKU: 9781629638232
Editor: Working Class History • Foreword by Noam Chomsky
Series: PM Press
ISBN: 9781629638232/9781629638874
Published: 12/2020
Format: Paperback/Hardcover
Size: 6×9
Pages: 352
Subjects: Social History / Labor & Industrial Relations

Praise

“This collection offers a definitive account of the political struggle within the First International. This struggle was, as documents show, a complex and sophisticated theoretical-political process, involving serious analysis and insight. This is arguably the first book to lift the history of the International out of the framework of an analysis that focuses solely on the clash of its two great protagonists.”
—Andrej Grubacic, associate professor and department chair of the Anthropology and Social Change program at the California Institute of Integral Studies; coauthor of Wobblies and Zapatistas

“Wolfgang Eckhardt has been doing outstanding research on Mikhail Bakunin and the First International for years, unearthing precious materials in archives across Europe and documenting them in various German-language publications. His work now being available in English means a tremendous contribution to the international historiography of the anarchist movement and its origins.”
—Gabriel Kuhn, editor of Gustav Landauer: Revolution and Other Writings

“Eckhardt provides an in-depth description of the development and political context of the conflict between Marx and Bakunin. The book sets a new standard, providing a detailed account of the context, background, and effect of the conflict.”
—Jochen Schmück, DadA (Database of German-Language Anarchism)

“Eckhardt’s historiographical and documentary presentation is more thorough and detailed than anything that has been published on this topic in recent years. His valuable contribution to both historiography and political discussion can scarcely be overestimated.”
—Max Henninger, Sozial.Geschichte Online (Social History Online)



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