Workers and Communists in France

from popular front to Eurocommunism by Ross, George

Publisher: University of California Press in Berkeley

Written in English
Published: Pages: 357 Downloads: 14
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  • Parti communiste français -- History.,
  • Confédération générale du travail -- History.

Edition Notes

StatementGeorge Ross.
LC ClassificationsJN3007.C6 R67
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 357 p. ;
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4111533M
ISBN 100520040759
LC Control Number80026532

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Communism has been a part of French politics since the early s at the latest and has been described as "an enduring presence on the French political Workers and Communists in France book for most of the s.

Inthe French Section of the Communist International was founded. This organization was went on to become the French Communist Party (Parti communiste français, PCF).

France has a long tradition of electing communists locally. As Georges Marchais noted in his book L’espoir au present (Hope in the Present), “The French Communist Party. Workers and Communists in France: From Popular Front to Eurocommunism Hardcover – June 1, by George Ross (Author) › Visit Amazon's George Ross Page.

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The French Communist Party (French: Parti Communiste Français; abbreviated PCF) has been a part of the political scene in France sincepeaking in strength around the end of World War originated when a majority of members resigned from the socialist French Section of the Workers' International (SFIO) party to set up the French Section of the Communist International (SFIC).

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It all depends upon class ideology. As in the Revolution in France, special attention was given to slaughtering the religious. But in this, the Communists did indeed have the support of the mass of the workers, few of whom marched behind the black flag. A constellation of far-left groups—anarchist, Trotskyist, and Maoist—flourished in France in the s, all claiming to represent the interests of the working class.

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Workers’ Communist Party of France: “Marx in France” By The Red Phoenix on September 5, Translated by Red Phoenix staff. The quote that we reproduce below, often cited in studies on Marx and his relationship with France, gives us a good introduction to this article for the magazine Unity.

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The people of Europe learned the truth of the Communist warnings through terrible disaster and indescribable anguish. They learned both in countries like France, where they had not heeded, or countries like Czechoslovakia, where they had not the power to resist, that the Communists are right.

They saw the Communists become bold leaders of the Resistance of France and the. For the first time in French history, French workers were mobilized against a colonial endeavor—including a PCF-called twenty-four-hour general strike on Octo that drew outworkers to protest the war.

10 The PCF called for recognition of an independent Rif republic, fraternization between French and Riffian soldiers, and. Annie Kriegel, now head of the social science faculty at Nanterre, was finishing her book on the French Communists just as the tumults of threw the French Communist.

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