Bryan D. Palmer

in Workers Across the Americas

Published in print February 2011 | ISBN: 9780199731633
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199894420 | DOI:

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Discussions of international labor politics raise the age-old question, “Does the working class have a country?” In introducing two specific discussions of transnational labor politics, this essay suggests how complicated has been the struggle, through reform and revolution, to realize Marx’s rallying cry, “Working Men of All Countries, Unite!” It explores how workers—both free and unfree—emerged as a class on stages that were simultaneously international, national, and local.

Keywords: internationalism; reform; revolution

Chapter.  3266 words. 

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

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