Challenges of Labour : Central and Western Europe 1917-1920
By: Wrigley, Chris.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2002Description: 1 online resource (313 p.).ISBN: 9780203202081.Subject(s): Protest movements | Protest movements - Europe - History - 20th centur | Working classGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Challenges of Labour : Central and Western Europe 1917-1920DDC classification: 335.0094 | 940.5 | 940.51 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Book Cover; Title; Contents; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction Chris Wrigley; Revolutionary Berlin 1917 20 Dick Geary; Munich in turmoil: social protest and the revolutionary movement 1918 19 Martin H.Geyer; Budapest and the revolutions of 1918 and 1919 Zsuzsa L.Nagy; Vienna: a city in the years of radical change 1917 20 Hans Hautmann; The interregnum: Turin, Fiat and industrial conflict between war and Fascism Giuseppe Berta; Paris 1917 20: labour protest and popular politics Roger Magraw; Working-class mobilisation on the Clyde 1917 20 John Foster
Demobilisation in Germany 1918 19: the gradual erosionof the powers of the soldiers' councils Wolfram WetteThe Hungarian peasantry and the revolutions of 1918 19 Ignc Romsics; The fear of revolution in rural Austria: the case of Tyrol Elisabeth Dietrich; Lenin, Italy and fairy-tales 1919 20 Piero Melograni; The state and the challenge of labour in France 1917 20 John Horne; The state and the challenge of labour in Britain 1917 20 Chris Wrigley; Conclusion Chris Wrigley; Index
This collection of essays, all published for the first time in English, provide a fresh look at the critical years of 1917-1920 when revolutionary activity and working-class unrest was rife in Europe. Written by leading authorities in the field, the collection gives wide European coverage, examining developments in the rural provinces and key cities of both Western and Central Europe in the period after the Great War. In-depth studies analyse the causes and extent of protest, the factors which contributed to its initial success and failure and the influence of the propertied classes and re-est
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