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Center for Socialist History
A non-profit corporation founded to promote research and publication in the field of the history of socialism. We strongly believe that (to paraphrase) socialists who don't know their own history are doomed to repeat all the old m...
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.

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American Civil War
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Also known as the War Between the States and several other names, this was a civil war in the United States of America in which eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United St...
American Revolution
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The American Revolution is the political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen of Britain's colonies in North America at first rejected the governance of the Parliament o...
Cuban Revolution
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An armed revolt that led to the overthrow of U.S.-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista of Cuba on January 1, 1959 by the 26th of July Movement led by Fidel Castro.
Forty years after the portuguese Carnation Revolution
Costa, Jorge Duarte
Article
2014
Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
On the eve of April 25, 1974, Portuguese society was smouldering from contradictions accumulated in half a century of dictatorship. At the heart of these contradictions was a war that lasted thirteen ...
Haitian Revolution
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The only successful slave revolt in history which established Haiti as the first republic ruled by blacks.
Hungarian Revolution of 1956
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A spontaneous nationwide revolt against the Stalinist government of the People's Republic of Hungary.
Iceland's Revolution
Thorsteinsson, Vidar
Article
2016
Jacobin
After its financial crisis, Iceland put bankers in jail. But it didn't rein in capital. In reality the responses to the 2008–9 Icelandic banking crash were only modestly progressive and failed to brin...
The Lost Revolution
Malik, Kenan
Article
2014
Kenan Malik
A discussion of the Haitian revolution, read through the lens of Julia Gaffield's paper on the lost and found Haitian Declaration of Independence.
Marxism.ca
Website
A gateway to resources about Marxism compiled by Connexions.
A Marxist History of the World part 46: The American Revolution
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2011
Counterfire
In 1764, Americans thought of themselves as British subjects of King George III. By 1788, they would, by their own decisions and actions, have made themselves the free citizens of a new republic forge...
A Marxist History of the World part 47: The French Revolution - Storming of the Bastille
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2011
Counterfire
In the latest of his series on the Marxist understanding of history, Neil Faulkner explores revolution and counter-revolution in 18th-Century France.
A Marxist History of the World Part 48: The French Revolution - The Jacobin Dictatorship
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2011
Counterfire
In his latest instalment, Neil Faulkner explores the rise of the Jacobin dictatorship and the ever-present threat of counter-revolution in 18th Century France.
A Marxist History of the World part 49: The French Revolution - Themidor, Directory and Napoleon
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2011
Counterfire
In his third chapter on the French Revolution, Neil Faulkner discusses the contradictions of bourgeois revolution - but celebrates the gains it won.
A Marxist History of the World part 71: Dual power: the mechanics of revolution
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
The centuries old Russian monarchy was overthrown in a matter of days in February 1917. Neil Faulkner looks at the months of turmoil that followed.
A Marxist History of the World part 72: February to October the rhythms of revolution
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
The situation of 'dual power' that emerged after the overthrow of the Tsar in February 1917 was marked by a series of major political crises.
A Marxist History of the World part 77 World Revolution
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
In the five years after the First World War, revolutionary contagion spread around the world. It showed the extraordinary possibilities that arise when the masses become active in making their own his...
A Marxist History of the World part 78: The First Chinese Revolution
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
In 1927, the Chinese nationalists smashed the country's first working-class revolutionary movement – a defeat that would shape the whole subsequent history of China.Counterfire
A Marxist History of the World part 86: The Spanish Civil War
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
In 1936, after General Franco had led an unsuccessful coup against a democratically elected government, revolution swept across Spain. Neil Faulkner explains why the workers were ultimately defeated.
Nicaraguan Revolution
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Encompasses the rising opposition to the Somoza dictatorship in the 1960s and 1970s.
October Revolution
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The October Revolution, also known as the Soviet Revolution or Bolshevik Revolution, was a political revolution and a part of the Russian Revolution.
Revolution.international
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Connexions
Web resources on revolutionary politics and revolution.
List of revolutions and rebellions
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This is a list of revolutions and rebellions
Revolutions of 1848
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A series of political upheavals throughout the European continent. Described by some historians as a revolutionary wave, the period of unrest began in France and then, further propelled by the French ...
Seeds of Fire
A People's Chronology
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Recalling events that happened on this day in history. Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.
Socialism.ca
Website
A gateway to resources about socialism, socialist history, and socialist ideas, compiled by Connexions.
Spanish Revolution
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A workers' social revolution that began during the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936.

Sources Bookshelf

All That Is Solid Melts Into Air
The Experience of Modernity
Berman, Marshall
Book
1982
Berman examines the clash of classes, histories, and clutures in the modern world, and ponders our prospects for coming to terms with the relationship between a liberating social and philosophical ide...
The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Mumford, Lewis
Book
1961
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
Made in America
An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
Bryson, Bill
Book
1994
A history of American English.
A Paradise Built in Hell
The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
Solnit, Rebecca
Book
2010
The most startling thing about disasters, according to Rebecca Solnit, is not merely that so many people rise to the occasion, but that they do so with joy. That joy reveals an ordinarily unmet yearni...
Russia in Revolution
Halliday, E.M.
Book
1967
Seeds of Fire
A People's Chronology
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Recalling events that happened on this day in history. Memories of struggle, resistance and persistence.
Uncovering the Sixties
Life and Times of the Undergound Press
Peck, Abe
Book
1985
A book about the Sixties and how they were recorded by radical participants. It traces how movements and communities convinced that their news did not fit into the agenda of mainstream media covered t...


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