Histomat: Adventures in Historical Materialism

'Historical materialism is the theory of the proletarian revolution.' Georg Luk√°cs

Monday, March 08, 2010

Old Left Review

There is a fair chance readers of this blog will have come across New Left Review, celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year, but how many readers of Histomat know a great deal about the original Left Review, founded by sympathisers of the Communist Party of Great Britain in 1934? Well, for those who are suitably intrigued, let the late great historian of British Communism Brian Pearce be your guide...

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At 6:47 pm, Anonymous ryutin said...

You do find some amazing stuff if you have a dig around on the mia - i by chance came across this the other day http://www.marxists.org/history/international/comintern/sections/britain/periodicals/labour_monthly/index.htm

an old cpgb monthly edited by palme dutt
the stuff from the 1920's is especially interesting though mostly for those interested in the history of communism rather than the suject of analysis


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