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Author: Amadeo Bordiga
Editor: Pietro Basso

1 Report to the Fourth Congress of the C.I. (1922) 1 Chair: The congress is now in session. I give the floor to Comrade Bordiga for the report on Fascism. Bordiga (Italy): Dear comrades, I regret that unusual circumstances affecting communication

In: The Science and Passion of Communism
Author: Mark Pittaway
Editor: Adam Fabry
From the Vanguard to the Margins is dedicated to the work of the late British historian, Dr Mark Pittaway (1971-2010), a prominent scholar of post-war and contemporary Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Breaking with orthodox readings on Eastern bloc regimes, which remain wedded to the 'totalitarianism' paradigm of the Cold War era, the essays in this volume shed light on the contradictory historical and social trajectory of 'real socialism' in the region.

Mainstream historiography has presented Stalinist parties as 'omnipotent', effectively stripping workers and society in general of its 'relative autonomy'. Building on an impressive amount of archive material, Pittaway convincingly shows how dynamics of class, gender, skill level, and rural versus urban location, shaped politics in the period. The volume also offers novel insights on historical and sociological roots of fascism in Hungary and the politics of legitimacy in the Austro-Hungarian borderlands.
Author: Johannes Kuber

20. Jahrhundert . Europäische Geschichte im 20. Jahrhundert . München : Beck , 2014 . Herzog , Dagmar . Sex after Fascism: Memory and Morality in Twentieth-Century Germany . Princeton, NJ, Oxford : Princeton University Press , 2005 . Hüser , Dietmar . Frankreichs

In: War and Sexual Violence
This work depicts Otto Bauer as the main politician of the SDAP and attempts a critical-analytical interpretation of his socio-political theories, which are shown against the background of the debates within the First and Second Internationals, political events within the SDAP, the international workers’ movement, and the socio-historical processes in Austria and Europe at the time. The book emphasises Bauer’s analyses, philosophical and historiosophical arguments, his theories of imperialism and the national question, his deliberations on possible ways to socialism, the war question, and fascism, as well as his political activity. Otto Bauer (1881-1938) is also a treatise of the ideological, intellectual, cultural and political movement shaped by Bauer: Austromarxism.

First published in German by Peter Lang as Otto Bauer: Studien zur social-politischen Philosophie, Frankfurt, 2005.
This book traces the intellectual origins of race theory in the pro-Nazi Ustasha Independent State of Croatia, 1941-1945. This race theory was not, as historians of the Ustasha state have hitherto argued, a product of a practical accommodation to the dominant Nazi racial ideology. Contrary to the general historiographical view, which has either downplayed or ignored the important place of race, not only in Ustasha ideology and politics, but more generally in modern Croatian and Yugoslav nationalism, this work stresses the significant role that theories of ethnolinguistic origin and racial anthropology played in defining Croat nationhood from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Upon the basis of older ideological and cultural traditions, the Ustasha state constructed an ideal Aryan racial type.

the least consequential effect of what George Kennan called ‘the seminal catastrophe’ of the twentieth century, leaving Europe’s labour movements deeply divided and weakened in the face of violent counter-revolution and fascism in the interwar period and beyond. The term ‘negative integration’ has

In: Red Banners, Books and Beer Mugs: The Mental World of German Social Democrats, 1863–1914
Author: Michela Turno

prostituzione (Padua, 2009), pp. 7–8. 61 Victoria De Grazia, How Fascism Ruled Women: Italy, 1922–1945 (Berkeley [etc.], 1992), p. 44. 62 Testo unico delle leggi di Pubblica Sicurezza, 18 June 1931, art. 213. 63 Ellen Victoria Nerenberg, Prison Terms: Representing Confinement During

In: Selling Sex in the City: A Global History of Prostitution, 1600s-2000s
Author: Raelene Frances

, Incitement and Disavowal: Sexuality and German Fascism”, Journal of the History of Sexuality , 11 (2002), pp. 3–21; Julia Roos, “Backlash against Prostitutes’ Rights: Origins and Dynamics of Nazi Prostitution Policies”, Journal of the History of Sexuality , 11 (2002), pp. 67–94; Hicks, The Comfort Women

In: Selling Sex in the City: A Global History of Prostitution, 1600s-2000s
Plenums of the Communist International’s Executive Committee, 1922-1923
Author: Michael Taber
Translator: John Riddell
This volume contains the proceedings and resolutions from three expanded meetings of the Executive Committee of the Communist International (Comintern) held in 1922–1923, while Lenin was still alive. At these 'mini-congresses', Communist leaders from around the world debated out major strategic questions and initiatives, from united front policy to the fight against fascism.
The material in this book – much of it appearing in English for the first time – is an essential source for understanding the world revolutionary movement in Lenin’s time, as well as the subsequent evolution of the Comintern. It is an important supplement to the widely acclaimed series of volumes edited by John Riddell containing the record of the Comintern’s first four world congresses.
Selected Writings of Amadeo Bordiga (1912–1965)
Author: Amadeo Bordiga
Editor: Pietro Basso
Translator: Giacomo Donis
The Science and Passion of Communism presents the battles of the brilliant Italian communist Amadeo Bordiga in the revolutionary cycle of the post-WWI period, through his writings against reformism and war, for Soviet power and internationalism, and then against fascism, on one side, Stalinism and the degeneration of the International, on the other.

Equally important was his sharp critique of triumphant U.S. capitalism in the post-WWII period, and his original re-presentation of Marxist critique of political economy, which includes the capital-nature and capital-species relationships, and the programme of social transformations for the revolution to come.

Without any form of canonization, we can say that Bordiga’s huge workshop is a veritable goldmine, and anyone who decides to enter it will not be disappointed. He will guide you through a series of instructive, energizing and often highly topical excursions into the near and distant past, into the present that he largely foresaw, and into the future that he sketched with devouring passion.