TITLE

The Last Word on Communism

AUTHOR(S)
Campbell, Alan; McIlroy, John
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Apr2005, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p97
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents views on Communism. What appeared favoured some participants against others. Granted three times our allocation of words in the discussion on Communist historiography, Nina Fishman and Andrew Thorpe were then furnished with an additional 2000 words to register related, overlapping criticism of a reply to a conference report by Harriet Jones. Fishman commences by asserting that Jones distanced herself from the historiographical debate and wrote with good humour and a sense of proportion. The seminar transcript proves Jones' partisan account omitted pertinent criticism of Fishman. Alison Drew described Fishman's labels as very loaded. For David Howell: anyone who labels himself a realist is actually moving the tone of the argument, because nobody wants to be regarded as unreal. Other historians have given Fishman's embarrassing categories short shrift. But she no longer defends her maximalist definition of essentialism. She now repeats what we have always said: the argument is about the degree of Russian domination of British Communism.
ACCESSION #
17187093

 

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