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Author Comack, Martin

Title Wild socialism : workers councils in revolutionary Berlin, 1918-21 / Martin Comack
Published Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, [2012]
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Contents WILD SOCIALISM; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Berlin; Chapter 3 The Urban Proletariat; Chapter 4 German Social Democracy; Chapter 5 The Trade Unions; Chapter 6 Wartime; Chapter 7 The Workers Councils; Chapter 8 Revolution; Chapter 9 1919; Chapter 10 1920; Chapter 11 Council Communism; Chapter 12 Conclusion; Appendix A. Chronology; Appendix B. Abbreviations; Bibliography; About the Author
Summary Wild Socialism examines the rise, development, and decline of revolutionary councils of industrial workers in Berlin at the end of the First World War. This popular movement spread throughout Germany, and was without precedent in either the theory or practice of the Social Democratic party and allied trade unions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed Nov. 1, 2012)
Subject Labor movement -- Germany -- Berlin -- History.
Working class -- Germany -- Berlin -- History -- 20th century.
Germany -- History -- Revolution, 1918.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0761859047 (electronic bk.)
9780761859048 (electronic bk.)