From the archive of struggle no.37

In previous issues, I have featured the Labadie Collection, the Holt Labor Library, and other American archives. Today, we turn to Ireland.

The MultiText Project in History is an innovative educational project, brought to you by the History Department, University College Cork. It is the largest and most ambitious project undertaken by any university to provide resources for students of Modern Irish History at all levels: University students, the general reader, and second-level students. The project aims to publish a minimum of 12 books, each dealing with a separate period of Irish history. Each book contains accounts of key personalities, concepts, and detailed elucidations of some case studies in the period.

Among the project’s galleries are one on James Connolly and one on James Larkin, and a case study of the 1913 strike and lockout in Dublin . Here are some of the features:

Farewell dinner for Connolly, New York, 1910.
Farewell dinner for Connolly, New York, 1910.
Farewell dinner on the occasion of Connolly’s departure from New York to return to Dublin, 14 July 1910.
Election leaflet in Yiddish.
Election leaflet in Yiddish.
Election leaflet in Yiddish in support of James Connolly in his campaign for election to Dublin Corporation for the Wood Quay Ward in 1902.
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Larkin in Moscow as representative of the Workers’ Union of Ireland at the Fifth Congress of the Comintern.
The rest below the fold.
• Moishe Postone, “History and Helplessness: Mass Mobilization and Contemporary Forms of Anticapitalism” (2006)• Fred Halliday, “Who is Responsible?” (2005)
+ Iraqi Communist Party, Letter about the Situation in Iraq (2006)
+ Spartacist League, “The Senile Dementia of Post-Marxism” (2006)
• Leszek Kolakowski, “The Concept of the Left” (1968)
• Max Horkheimer, selections from Dämmerung (1926–31)
• Theodor W. Adorno, “Imaginative Excesses” (1944–47)
• Liza Featherstone, Doug Henwood, and Christian Parenti, “ ‘Action Will Be Taken’: Left Anti-Intellectualism and its Discontents” (2002)
• Marx, “Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts” (1844)
• Marx and Engels, Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848)
• Georg Lukács, “The Phenomenon of Reification” (Part I of “Reification and the Con-sciousness of the Proletariat,” 1923)
• Siegfried Kracauer, “The Mass Ornament” (1927)
• Wilhelm Reich, “Ideology as Material Power” (1933/46)
• C. Wright Mills, “Letter to the New Left” (1960)
+ Carl Oglesby, “The Idea of the New Left” (1969)
• Max Shachtman, Race and Revolution (AKA Communism and the Negro, 1933)
• Richard Fraser, “Two Lectures on the Black Question in America and Revolutionary Integrationism” (1953)
• James Robertson and S. Stoute, “For Black Trotskyism” (1963)
+ Spartacist League, “Black and Red: Class Struggle Road to Negro Freedom” (1966)
+ Bayard Rustin, “The Failure of Black Separatism” (1970)
• Adolph Reed, “The ‘Black Revolution’ and the Reconstitution of Domination” (AKA “Black Particularity Reconsidered,” 1979)
+ Reed, “Paths to Critical Theory” (1984)
• Martin Nicolaus, “The Unknown Marx” (1968)
• Postone, “Necessity, Labor, and Time” (1978)
• Karl Korsch, “Marxism and Philosophy” (1924)
+ Marx, “To Make the World Philosophical” (1839–41) and “For a Ruthless Criticism of Everything Existing” (1843)
+ Korsch, “The Marxism of the First International” (1924)
• Marx, selections from The Grundrisse (1858/1971)
• Lukács, “Preface” (1922) [History and Class Consciousness]
• “What is Orthodox Marxism?” (1919) [History and Class Consciousness]
• “Class Consciousness” (1920) [History and Class Consciousness]
• Juliet Mitchell, “Women: the Longest Revolution” (1966)
• Clara Zetkin and V. I. Lenin, “An interview on the woman question” (1920)

More via Entdinglichung:

La Bataille Socialiste:

* El Amigo del pueblo N°3, Juni 1937
* Daniel Guérin: La révolution déjacobinisée (1957)
* Paul Louis: Le colonialisme (1905)
* Simone Weil: La vie et la grève des ouvrières métallos (1936)
* Socialist Party of Great Britain (SPGB): Le SPGB et l’Espagne (1937)
* Paul Mattick: Introduction to “Anti-Bolshevik Communism” (1978)

Marxists Internet Archive (MIA):
* Pierre Vidal-Naquet: A Stubborn Fidelity (1986, the great historian reflects on the Algerian war)
* Rosa Luxemburg: Lettre à Clara Zetkin (1919)
* Walter Rodney: People’s Power, No Dictator (1979)
* Walter Rodney: Sign of the Times (1980)
* Noel Ignatin: The POC: A Personal Memoir (1979) [On the ultra-left Provisional Organizing Committee to Reconstitute the Marxist-Leninist Communist Party, 1950s/60s]* From the Labour Monthly, the Stalinists’ highbrow journal. Some of the contributors, such as Goonawardena and Groves, were later Trotskyists:
** Nikolai Bucharin [Bukharin]: New Forms of the World Crisis (1928)
**Max Beer: The Development of Marxian Analysis (1927, on Marx’s early writings)
** M. Philips Price: A Posthumous Work of Rosa Luxemburg (1922)
** Karl August Wittfogel: The Agrarian Revolution in China (1927)
** D. Goonawardena: The Heroic Struggle of the Workers (1929)
** Reg Groves: A Dyspeptic Interpretation Of Karl Marx (1930)
** Reg Groves: Marx And The Labour Parliament Of 1854 (1930)
** Reg Groves: Folded Arms! (1930)
** Reg Groves: The Communist Manifesto (1930)
** Reg Groves: “Wilkes And Liberty” (1930)
** Reg Groves: The Dotage Of The Hammonds (1930)LibCom:* Gilles Dauvé/Denis Authier: The Communist Left in Germany 1918-1921 (1978)
** Appendix I – The groupuscular phase
** Appendix II – Bibliography of topics addressed by the German left during the 1930s
** Appendix III – Note on ‘National Bolshevism’
** Texts – Foreword
** Epilogue
*** Herman Gorter: The opportunism of the Communist Party of the Netherlands (1919)
*** Fritz Wolffheim: Factory organisations or trade unions? (1919) Espace contre ciment:* Michael Löwy: Henry Ford, inspirateur d’Adolf Hitler (2007)
* Michael Löwy/Eleni Varikas: Racisme et eugénisme pendant l’entre-deux-guerres. Précurseurs et alliés du nazisme aux Etats-Unis (2007)
* Hugo Eberlein: Erinnerungen an Rosa Luxemburg bei Kriegsausbruch 1914 (?)
* Victor Klemperer: „Auf­zie­hen“ (1947, auszug aus LTI)
* Siegfried Kracauer: Über Arbeitsnachweise (1930)
* Siegfried Kracauer: Die Palmen in der Krise (1930-1931)
* Moses Hess: Kommunistischer Katechismus
* Der Syndikalist:
Georges Sorel (1922)
* Giorgio Cesarano: Der erotische Aufstand (1974)
* Amadeo Bordiga: Critique de l’autogestion (1957)
* Freddy Gomez: Orwell et son calomniateur. La méthode Garton Ash (2004)
* Camillo Berneri: L’idolâtrie ouvrière (1934)
* Camillo Berneri: Der Arbeiterkult (1934)
* Rudolf Rocker: Der Sozialismus und die Grundsätze der IAA (1932)
* George Orwell: Les lieux de loisirs (1946)
* George Orwell: Ni capitalisme, ni collectivisme (1944)
* H. (Bremen): Carl Einstein. Ein deutscher Intellektueller im Spanischen Krieg (2002)
* Margarete Susman: Gustav Landauer (1919)
* Margarete Susman: Gustav Landauers Briefe (1929)
* Jörg Asseyer: Jenseits von Grund und Ordnung. Nachwort zu Skepsis und Mystik (1978)

 

Archive.org:

* [Eugene] Debs: his life, writings and speeches, with a department of appreciations (1908, includes appreciations from Morris Winchevsky, Leonard Abbott [IWW/Modern School], John Spargo)
* Anton Pannekoek: Marxism and Darwinism (1912)
* Ellen Key: The woman movement (1912)
* Morris Hillquit: Socialism in theory and practice (1909)
* Morris Hillquit: History of socialism in the United States (1903)
* Eduard Bernstein: My years of exile; reminiscences of a socialist (1921)

Anarchist Library:

* Alice in Monsterland by Gilles Dauvé (2001, taken from here)
* Flores Magon and the Mexican Liberal Party by Brian Morris (originally published in Anarchy: A Journal of Desire Armed #40 Spring/Summer ’94. Vol. 14, No. 2.)
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