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By Steven Hirsch, Lucien van der Walt

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ISBN-13: 9789004188495

Narratives of anarchist and syndicalist background in the course of the period of the 1st globalization and imperialism (1870-1930) have overwhelmingly been developed round a Western eu culture founded on discrete nationwide circumstances. This parochial standpoint commonly ignores transnational connections and the contemporaneous life of enormous and influential libertarian pursuits in Africa, Asia, Latin the United States, and jap Europe. but anarchism and syndicalism, from their very inception on the First foreign, have been conceived and constructed as overseas routine. through concentrating on the overlooked instances of the colonial and postcolonial international, this quantity underscores the global measurement of those routine and their centrality in anti-colonial and anti-imperialist struggles. Drawing on in-depth old analyses of the ideology, constitution, and praxis of anarchism/syndicalism, it additionally presents clean views and classes for these attracted to realizing their resurgence this present day.

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52 This trajectory is also evident in the story of the Irish Trans­ port and General Workers Union (ITGWU), linked to the Irish Trade Union Congress, which is discussed in Emmet O'Connor's contribu­ tion on Ireland. 53 Three decades later, deeply influenced by syndicalism, the lTGWU exploded from 20,000 in 1913 to 120,000 by 1920. Provincialising Spanish anarchism By adopting a broader, global scope of comparison and eschewing a traditional focus on the West, then, this volume challenges the validity of the Spanish exceptionalism thesis.

Of Wisconsin Press, 1983, and Sergio Grez Toso, Los anarquistas y eI movimiento obrero: La a/borada de "fa idea" en Chile, 1893-1915, Santiago de Chile: LOM Ediciones, 2007. Hirsch, Steven (Editor). Studies in Global Social History, Volume 6 : Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, 1870-1940 : The Praxis of National Liberation, Internationalism, and Social Revolution. Leiden, NLD: Brill Academic Publishers, 2010. p xliv. id=10470530&ppg=44 xliv LUCIEN VAN DER WALT AND STEVEN J.

On Anar­ London: George Hirsch, Steven (Editor). Studies in Global Social History, Volume 6 : Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, 1870-1940 : The Praxis of National Liberation, Internationalism, and Social Revolution. Leiden, NLD: Brill Academic Publishers, 2010. p xxxvi. id=10470530&ppg=36 xxxvi LUCIEN VAN DER WALT AND STEVEN J. HIRSCH divisions amongst the working class and peasantry, as well as the rise of nationalism in the context of anti-imperialist movements.

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