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Author Hastings-King, Stephen William, author

Title Looking for the proletariat : Socialisme ou Barbarie and the problem of worker writing / by Stephen Hastings-King
Published Leiden, Netherlands : Brill, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (353 pages)
Series Historical Materialism Book Series, 1570-1522 ; Volume 71
Historical materialism book series ; Volume 71
Contents Introduction -- Where things start -- Rethinking revolutionary theory -- Frame: On Claude Lefort's "L'experience proletarienne" -- Working-class politics at Renault Billancourt -- Looking for the working class -- Reading Daniel Mothe -- Postface
Summary Looking for the Proletariat is the first English-language history of the French revolutionary group Socialisme ou Barbarie from 1949 to 1957. It explores the group, its contexts and the collapse of the Marxist Imaginary captured in texts by Daniel Mothé
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Régie nationale des usines Renault -- Employees -- History -- 20th century.
Socialisme ou Barbarie (Organization) -- History.
Industrial sociology -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Socialism -- Philosophy.
Socialism -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Working class writings -- History and criticism.
Working class -- France -- History -- 20th century.
France -- Politics and government -- 1945-1958.
France -- Social conditions -- 1945-1995.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 900423537X
9789004235373 (e-book)