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The origins of socialism

The origins of socialism

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English


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StatementGeorge Lichtheim.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,302p. ;
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22821151M


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Labor activists, usually British, German, or Jewish immigrants, founded the Socialist Labor Party of America in George Lichtheim () was a German-born intellectual whose works focused on the history and theory of socialism and Marxism.

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It also devotes a whole chapter to discussing the origins of socialist thought via Marx, 18th century debates about socialism, and so forth. Well-written and easy/fun to read. Postcolonialism: An Historical Introduction is possibly my favorite book ever.

It does a great job of pointing out how socialism/marxism were key to Third World struggles. Socialism definition is - any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods.

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We know from that study that socialism doesn’t work in the real world. It sounds great, the idea that everybody lives equally well, but that is a fantasy and is not validated by any historical precedent.

It was an election victory that shocked the world, as many believed that the catastrophic failure of the Soviet Union, had closed the book on socialism as a governing philosophy.

The history of socialism in America did not begin with Bernie Sanders or Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Rather, it began in on the banks of the Wabash River in Indiana. On April 27 of that year Author: Charles Creitz.

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