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Revolutionary politics and the Cuban working class.

Zeitlin, Maurice

Revolutionary politics and the Cuban working class.

by Zeitlin, Maurice

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cuba,
  • Cuba.
    • Subjects:
    • Working class -- Cuba -- Political activity.,
    • Communism -- Cuba.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8208 .Z4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 306 p.
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5535649M
      LC Control Number67012350

      The Young Lords’ unrelenting calls for Puerto Rican independence, their various interventions in local politics, their unyielding solidarity with colonized and working-class people everywhere.   David Broder is the translator of J. Posadas’s Flying saucers, the process of matter and energy, science, the revolutionary and working-class struggle and the socialist future of mankind. He spoke to Gittlitz about Posadas’s interest in the extraterrestrial, his comrades’ involvement in the Cuban Revolution, and how he became an online.

        Age of Revolutions Reading List #5 Cuban Revolution For our next list, we asked Michelle Chase – an expert on the Cuban Revolution – to list the top five books that she would suggest to graduate students or colleagues entering the field for the first time. Below you will find her list, followed by brief descriptions of each book. Building on lessons from Cubans’ past revolutionary strug - gles, which were undermined by divisions within the revolutionary ranks, the party set as its primary mission the unification of Cubans on and off the island, across the divides of race, class, gender, politics, and generation, in support of a final push for Cuban in by: 1.

      Add a gift card to your order! Choose your denomination.   The party takes in the big picture of the working-class struggle. It’s a bridge between the day-to-day struggles of the workers, on one hand, and the Marxist perspective of worldwide socialist revolution on the other. Marxism and the masses come together through the party. Lenin described this relationship in his book “ What Is to Be Done? “.


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Revolutionary politics and the Cuban working class by Zeitlin, Maurice Download PDF EPUB FB2

CHAPTER 11 Revolutionary Politics and the Cuban Working Class (pp. ) The revolution in Cuba is a working-class revolution; the workers in the cities, in the sugar centrals, and in the countryside are its social base.

Inthe author got into Cuba and interviewed workers on the subject of the Revolution. Professor Zeitlin examines the effects of the revolution, and the influence of such factors as age, race, and skill on the workers’ attitudes. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Zeitlin, Maurice, Revolutionary politics and the Cuban working class.

New York, Harper & Row []. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

At the book fair event, Jova told the audience that in reading Tribunes of the People and the Trade Unions he learned new things about the continuity of the revolutionary workers movement.

Militant/Jonathan SilbermanUnionists at CTC-sponsored meeting pick up books on working-class struggles in U.S. and around the world. Socialism, again, needs a genuine democratic infrastructure in order for the working class to exercise actual political and economic power.

It was an unfortunate tendency for revolutionaries such as Che Guevara to be contemptuous of democratic forms, however much discredit the managed systems of ‘representative democracy’ in the developed West have Author: Dominic Alexander.

The failure of the general strike of April is discussed in this book; you can also read documents and letters on it in both Episodes of the Cuban Revolutionary War, (The Cuban Revolution in World Politics) and Aldabonazo: Inside the Cuban Revolutionary Underground, A Participant's Account (The Cuban Revolution in World /5(4).

What follows is, first, a look at historical instances of fixation on economics harmful to the working class and following that, exploration. Ernesto "Che" Guevara (/ tʃ eɪ ɡ ə ˈ v ɑː r ə /; Spanish: [ˈtʃe ɣeˈβaɾa]; 14 June – 9 October ) was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist.A major figure of the Cuban Revolution, his stylized visage has become a ubiquitous countercultural symbol of rebellion and global insignia in popular : Ernesto Guevara, 14 JuneRosario.

Using Cuban government archives, the author unveils the key role of the urban underground- led by lesser known revolutionaries like Frank Pais, Armando Hart, and Haydee Santamaria- in controlling critical decisions on tactics, strategy, allocation of resources, and relations with supporters of the revolutionary movement that included Cuban by: The untold story of the Cuban revolution.

The book provides an extremely valuable and detailed analysis of the nature and the politics of the workers movement in Cuba in the years leading up to the revolution of and he demonstrates how the working class seized on the revolutionary ideas of Castro and the rebels once these ideas.

Samuel Farber’s The Politics of Che Guevara: A Travesty of Scholarship Reviewed by Renzo Llorente August 3, As is well known, many works on the Cuban Revolution that promise serious scholarship deliver little more than anti-Revolutionary polemics, and often extremely ill-informed polemics at that.

This is true whether the topic is some [ ]. See also, V. Bambirra, La Revolucion Cubana, Mexico ; K.S. Karol, Guerrillas in Power, London ; J. Hanson, Dynamics of the Cuban Revolution, New York ; M. Zeitlin, Revolutionary Politics and the Cuban Working Class, New York Fidel Castro’s speech to the First Congress of the CCP is also well worth reading.

A Hidden History of the Cuban Revolution: How the Working Class Shaped the Guerrillas’ Victory. Steve Cushion. Monthly Review Press,pp, £ This important work highlights the essential role played by the Cuban working class in the insurrectionary war against the Batista dictatorship in s Cuba.

No other government in the world could have survived the test of popular support that Cuba’s revolutionary leadership has faced in the s.

In meeting the challenge of the special period, moreover, the Cuban working class has emerged stronger, not weaker. Che Guevara was a prominent communist figure in the Cuban Revolution (–59) and a guerrilla leader in South America who became a powerful symbol for revolutionary action.

After his execution by the Bolivian army, he was regarded as a martyred hero by generations of leftists, and his image became an icon of leftist radicalism and anti.

Modern social science scholarship on revolution is vast and diverse. Davies () and Gurr () are two scholars who are mainly credited for the development of what is known as the sociopsychological theory of revolution.

Individual behavior takes front seat in these theories. According to Davies, revolutions occur when long-term socioeconomic development Cited by: 2. For while he relays the reemergence of factional rivalries between 26 th of July and PSP cadre in the new, “revolutionary” CTC duringhis concluding account of the Cuban Revolution’s transition to socialist politics suggests that workers, like the bulk of the Cuban public, were simply “swept along” by the course of events ().

The inclusion of this poem in the very same book as works like “Tengo” and an elegiac poem entitled “Che comandante” even more strongly reflects the tension between Afro-Cuban appreciation of revolutionary reforms and an unwillingness to forget their traumatic cultural history in favor of a nationalist Cuban identity.

In the context of the theory of Leninist revolutionary struggle, vanguardism is a strategy whereby the most class-conscious and politically advanced sections of the proletariat or working class, described as the revolutionary vanguard, form organisations in order to draw larger sections of the working class towards revolutionary politics and serve as manifestations of proletarian political.

This issue is discussed in Sheldon B. Uss, Roots of Revolution: Radical Thought in Cuba (Uncoln: University of Nebraska Press, ); Ramón Eduardo Ruiz, Cuba: The Making of a Revolution (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, ); and Maurice Zeitlin, Revolutionary Politics and the Cuban Working Class (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton.

Revolutionary Studies explores the relevance of Marxism to emancipatory politics through a critical examination of core concepts and movements. The first part of Revolutionary Studies explores definitions of the working class, social identities, democracy, capitalism, and socialism.

The Author: Paul Le Blanc. A flawed revolutionary icon. in his new book, The Politics of Che of a one-party regime that denied the diversity of working-class politics and imposed a .