Marxism and Historical Practice: Interpretive Essays on Class Formation and Class Struggle. Volume I

Marxism and Historical Practice: Interpretive Essays on Class Formation and Class Struggle. Volume I

by Bryan D. Palmer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004243859
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/10/2015
Series: Historical Materialism Book Series , #98
Pages: 542
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Bryan D. Palmer, Ph.D. (1977), SUNY-Binghamton, is Canada Research Chair in the Department of Canadian Studies, Trent University. His prize-winning monographs, edited collections, and articles on the history of labour and the left, and historiography and theory, have been translated and published in Greek, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and other languages. Among his many books are James P. Cannon and the Origins of the American Revolutionary Left, 1890-1928 (UI Press, 2007) and the Brill-published Revolutionary Teamsters: The Minneapolis Truckers’ Strikes of 1934 (2013).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction

PART I: CLASS STRUGGLE BEFORE THE CONSOLIDATION OF CLASS
1. Discordant Music: Charivaris and Whitecapping in Nineteenth-Century North America
2. Popular Radicalism and the Theatrics of Rebellion: The Hybrid Discourse of Dissent in Upper Canada in the 1830s

PART II: WORKERS’ CULTURES, STRUGGLES, AND MOBILISATIONS IN THE AGE OF CAPITALIST CONSOLIDATION, 1860–1920
3. In Street and Field and Hall: The Culture of Hamilton Workingmen, 1860–1914
4. The Bonds of Unity: The Knights of Labor in Ontario, 1880–1900
5. Class, Conception and Conflict: The Thrust for Efficiency, Managerial Views of Labour, and the Working Class Rebellion, 1903–22

PART III: CLASS STRUGGLE IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE POST-WAR SETTLEMENT
6. Wildcat Workers in the 1960s: The Unruly Face of Class Struggle
7. British Columbia’s Solidarity: Reformism and the Fight Against the Right

PART IV: REMAPPING THE LANDSCAPE OF CLASS FORMATION: COMPARISONS AND CONJUNCTURES IN LABOUR HISTORY’S TELESCOPED LONGUE DURÉE
8. Social Formation and Class Formation in North America, 1800–1900
9. ‘Cracking the Stone’: The Long History of Capitalist Crisis and Toronto’s Dispossessed, 1830–1930
10. What’s Law Got to Do with It? Historical Considerations on Class Struggle, Boundaries of Constraint, and Capitalist Authority

References
Index

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