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Series: The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-067
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... German Revolution Joseph Stalin Leon Trotsky United Front ...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... Joseph Stalin Trotskyism Fascism United Front Social Democracy ...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... First World War Russian Revolution Mensheviks United Front Leninism ...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
...-class organization also revealed itself with the outbreak of the February Revolution in Russia in 1917. Yet James shows how Stalin and most Bolshevik leaders without Lenin’s leadership followed the Mensheviks in support for the new Provisional Government. The Leninist application of the United Front...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... of the day. These perspectives developed by Stalin led to the failure to build a United Front of social democrats and revolutionaries to stop Hitler’s Nazis, as was called for in vain by Leon Trotsky in exile. Joseph Stalin Trotskyism Fascism United Front Social Democracy ...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... bureaucracy were cautious about organizing an insurrection as Lenin would have done in those circumstances. James outlines how the theory of the United Front was developed by the Communist International in this period, but how this was cynically misinterpreted to avoid organizing a rising. The paralysis...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373032-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7303-2
... This chapter traces how anti-Communist groups that coalesced within the Chinese Nationalist Party during the 1923–27 United Front period in Canton transformed into fascist organizations known as the Blue Shirts and CC Clique during the 1927–37 Nanjing Decade. It identifies ways in which...
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By Maggie Clinton
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373032-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7303-2
... their clandestine White Terror activities and their active public presence in Shanghai’s vibrant interwar media, which had roots in their reactions to the New Culture and May Fourth movements as well as their participation in the Leninist agitational structures forged in United Front Canton. fascism...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... without Lenin’s leadership followed the Mensheviks in support for the new Provisional Government. The Leninist application of the United Front in defending the Provisional Government from a right-wing coup is also discussed, and the critical role of Lenin himself to the development of Bolshevism...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373032-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7303-2
... to China’s 1910s New Culture and May Fourth movements and took inspiration from Nationalist Party leader Sun Yat-sen’s affirmation that Confucianism and industrial modernity could be fully compatible. Sun amplified this stance in United Front Canton. In the wake of Sun’s 1925 death, his most militantly anti...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... refused a visa, to the personal representative of the president of the United States as the American ambassador. He had been standing outside of Parliament with a Free Mandela sign when F. W. de Klerk announced that Mandela was set free, but he had a front-row seat as Nelson Mandela led the reconciliation...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... cognitive work, arguing that it is a means of dividing office work into skilled “front room” and grunt “back room” coding. Firms simultaneously pay attention to race as a source of information on foreign populations of potential customers and to evaluate the desired traits of future cognitive workers...
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375982-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7598-2
... with specific consumer goods, and in front of an audience and bright lights. Despite the appearance of conspicuous consumption in the photographs, the chapter demonstrates that a visual economy, a system of value and status centered on visibility and light, sometimes leads to the negation of capitalist...
Published: 21 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... had a front-row seat as Nelson Mandela led the reconciliation efforts that surprised the world. There is also an examination of the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the American role in helping to build a new South Africa. reconciliation forgiveness reconstruction unbanning...
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By Sareeta Amrute
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... race is refracted and reimagined through evaluations of worker quality. It explores the ways that race is deployed around cognitive work, arguing that it is a means of dividing office work into skilled “front room” and grunt “back room” coding. Firms simultaneously pay attention to race as a source...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
...-three and in the immediate aftermath of the Chaco War, Oscar Cerruto published his first and only novel, Aluvión de fuego (Torrent of Fire), which blended political critique, realist social description, and penetrating subjective portraits. Cerruto depicts the external battle fought on the front lines...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... and lethal force to block the movement. However, widespread anger over government recalcitrance and repression galvanized the social movement. Tens of thousands of people, led by audacious young “water warriors,” seized effective control of the streets and plazas. Beyond Cochabamba, new fronts of protest...
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By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
...).The kaleidoscopic aftermath of Lee’s defeat has also been examined with care; see Gary W. Gallagher, “Lee’s Army Has Not Lost Any of Its Prestige: The Impact of Gettysburg on the Army of Northern Virginia and the Confederate Home Front,” and A. Wilson Greene, “From Gettysburg to Falling Waters: Meade’s Pursuit...
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By Kathleen Diffley
Published: 03 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385967-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8596-7
...).The kaleidoscopic aftermath of Lee’s defeat has also been examined with care; see Gary W. Gallagher, “Lee’s Army Has Not Lost Any of Its Prestige: The Impact of Gettysburg on the Army of Northern Virginia and the Confederate Home Front,” and A. Wilson Greene, “From Gettysburg to Falling Waters: Meade’s Pursuit...