TITLE

Understanding the Dictatorship of the Proletariat: The Canadian Left and the Moment of Socialist Possibility in 1919

AUTHOR(S)
Campbell, Peter
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Labour / Le Travail;Fall2009, Vol. 64, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the dictatorship of the proletariat in Canada after World War I and the labor revolt of 1919. The author explains that the dictatorship influenced the adoption of the Canadian left at the convention of the British Columbia Federation of Labor in Calgary, Alberta on March 10-12, 1919. The work of American socialist Hal Draper is cited. Subjects of the article also include the Canadian Trades and Labor Congress, the Socialist Party of Canada, and the publications of the Canadian Forward.
ACCESSION #
47678999

 

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