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FRANCIS NOEL BABEUF AND THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
Excerpts from Socialist Thought on “Gracchus” And the Conspiracy of Equals
http://www.omhros.gr/Kat/History/Mod/Leaders/Babeuf.htm

Encyclopedia of 1848 Revolutions
Definition of Babouvism (Babeuvism)
http://www.cats.ohiou.edu/~Chastain/ac/babouvis.htm

ROBERT OWEN
American Atheists
Introduction to and information on Robert Owen and his philosophy.
http://www.atheists.org/Atheism/roots/robertowen/declaration.html

Historic New Harmony
Information on New Harmony, Indiana. The tract of 30,000 acres was eventually sold to Robert Owen.
http://www.newharmony.org/

The History Guide
Brief lecture on Robert Owen
http://www.historyguide.org/intellect/owen.html

The Robert Owen Musuem
Information on the museum and Owen’s as well.
http://robert-owen.midwales.com/

New Harmony by Farmersville Elementary School
Mini-biography of Robert Owen and his involvement in New Harmony
http://www.wvec.k12.in.us/canaltrek/posey/harmonie/Owen.htm

MARX AND ENGELS
Marxists Internet Archive
Information on Marxism itself and those who subscribe to its ideals.
http://www.marxists.org

Marx Memorial Library
Large repository of primary sources on Karl Marx and Marxism, located in the building Marx lived in while in London.
http://www.marxlibrary.net/

Awerty.com
A summary of Das Kapital written by Karl Marx.
http://www.awerty.com/das.html

CLEMENT ATTLEE, TONY BLAIR AND BRITISH LABOUR
Labour History and Archive Center
Archives for the political papers of Labour and the Communist Party of Great Britain. Also holds personal papers of many British radical politicians.
http://www.nmlhweb.org/archive.htm

The Social Policy of the Atlee Governments, 1945- 1951
Outline of course taught at the University of Edinburgh.
http://www.esh.ed.ac.uk/attleesoc.htm

BBC News – Election Battles 1945-1997
BBC overview of the 1945 Election in England between Churchill and Attlee
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/vote2001/in_depth/election_battles/1945_over.stm

Rebuilding Post-war Britain: Conflicting Views of the Attlee Governments, 1945-51
A short essay by Professor Kevin Jeffreys on the Labour Party of Great Britain during the late 1940’s
http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~semp/conflict.htm

Chelmsford and District Trade Union Council
Information on the trade union established in 1899.
http://www.chelmsfordtuc.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk

SAMUEL GOMPERS AND AMERICAN LABOR
New Labor Forum – A Journal of Ideas, Analysis and Debate
Book review for Taking Care of Business: Samuel Gompers, George Meany, Lane Kirkland, and the Tragedy of American Labor, by Paul Buhle
http://qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/newlaborforum/html/6_books.html

The Samuel Gompers Papers
Collection of the papers of Gompers, the leading trade unionist papers from 1886-1924.
http://www.history.umd.edu/Gompers/index.htm

The George Meany Memorial Archives
Overview of the collections held at the George Meany Archives.
http://www.georgemeany.org/archives/home.html

History 440 at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Syllabus for History of the American Working People.
http://www.uwm.edu/Course/448-440/syllabus.html

History Matters
A speech given in 1896 by J. Mahlon Barnes against Gompers.
http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5357/Attlee

Daniel De Leon Internet Archive
List of works and written or edited by De Leon
http://www.marxists.org/archive/deleon/

LexisNexis Guide to the AFL
An introduction to guide to the American Federation of Labor
http://www.lexisnexis.com/academic/guides/labor_studies/afl/afla.asp

LENIN, GORBACHEV, THE SOVIET UNION AND MODERN RUSSIA
The Political Development of Russia
Timeline for the End of the Soviet Union
http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/schools/wjhs/depts/socialst/hagan/classes/APComp/
unit3/russia_political_development_timeline.html

Boris Yeltsin
A biography and breakdown of Yeltsin
http://www.cs.indiana.edu/~dmiguse/Russian/bybio.html

BBC News – Collapse of the USSR
Timeline of the USSR’s collapse and commentary
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/in_depth/europe/2001/collapse_of_ussr/timelines/1989nov.stm

The Gorbachev Foundation of North America
Website for the Gorbachev Foundation that is dedicated to democracy
http://www.gfna.net/index.php

The Fall of Communism and the Soviet Union
A brief description of the events leading to the Soviet Collapse
http://www.harding.edu/USER/jewell/WWW/Sem8.htm

History Central
Timeline from 1988-1989, dealing with the USSR and Gorbachev.
http://www.multied.com/dates/1988.html

GENERAL INFORMATION
International Institute of Social History
Major international collection of images and primary sources for labor and social history.
http://www.iisg.nl/
Visit the IISH Virtual Library of Labor History for more links to resources around the world
http://www.iisg.nl/~w3vl/

Spartacus Educational
Online Historical directory
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk

ArteHistoria
A history site in Spanish with many subject areas covered.
http://www.artehistoria.com

Comrade’s Socialist Songbook
Book of songs promoting social revolution.
http://members.tripod.com/~ComradeOdekirk/

Internationale
The official anthem of the Soviet Union
http://www.hymn.ru/internationale/index-en.html

The World Bank
Chronological group history of the World Bank
http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTABOUTUS/EXTARCHIVES/0,,contentMDK:20035657~menuPK:
56307~pagePK:36726~piPK:36092~theSitePK:29506,00.html

The Modern Left
Commentary on the results and pitfalls of communism and socialism.
http://markhumphrys.com/modern.left.html

“How New is New Labour?” The Guardian, by Gareth Stedman Jones
Article looking at the intellectual origins of Tony Blair’s New Labour in Great Britain.
http://books.guardian.co.uk/departments/politicsphilosophyandsociety/story/0,6000,1440931,00.html

 

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