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No.21 Factory Commitees and Workers' Control in Petrograd in 1917

  • by David Mandel - 48 pages
    €5,00

    Factory Committees and Workers' Control in Petrograd in 1917 tells the story of 1917 'from below', delving into Russian-language archives to uncover worker-activists' own words. Petrograd workers did not dream at first of 'socialist experiments' in backward Russia.

No.19-20 The Fragmentation of Yugoslavia: An Overview

  • by Catherine Samary - 60 pages
    €5,00

    The Fragmentation of Yugoslavia is a comprehensive report on the Yugoslav tragedy: a historical overview; a multi-disciplinary social study; an invitation to collective reflection; and a call for solidarity with those working for peace with justice for all the ex-Yugoslav communities.

No.17-18 October 17917: Coup d'état or social revolution?

  • The legitimacy of the Russian Revolution by Ernest Mandel, 1992 - 64 pages
    €5,00

    Although it is no longer 'fashionable' to refer to it, the Russian Revolution remains a major experience of the twentieth century. Knowledge of it is indispensable to those who wish to understand the contemporary world, or to see clearly how to proceed in the fight for socialism. In October 1917: Coup d'Etat or Social Revolution?

No.16 Do the Workers Have a Country?

  • by José Iriarte 'Bikila', 1991 - 48 pages
    €5,00

    Marxism has contributed much to the understanding of the national question: its class dynamics, its relationship to internationalism, its political importance and the importance of the slogan of self-determination. Lenin's role in this was particularly significant.

No.15 From the PCI to the PDS

  • The Long March of the Italian Communist Party by Livio Maitan, 1991 - 48 pages
    €5,00

    In 1991 the Italian Communist Party completed its long process of social-democratization. For many years the PCI was proud of its 'communist identity' and even of its 'diversity' in the context of the national political system and the European left.

No.14 The Gulf War and the New World Order

  • by Andre Gunder Frank and Salah Jaber, 1991 - 72 pages
    €5,00

    The Gulf War and the New World Order provides thorough analyses of the Gulf War from the invasion of Kuwait (August 1990) to the aftermath of operation 'Desert Storm' ( January/February 1991). It examines the war's meaning for the Third World and gives detailed assessments of Western policies and the changing scene in the Middle East.

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