This week Jason teaches us about the history of American socialism. We start with the beginnings of the movement in the late 19th century and ends just after the Second World War.
Cannon, James P. The History of American Trotskyism, 1928-1938 : Report of a participant. New York: Pathfinder, 2002.
Drucker, Peter. Max Shachtman and His Left : A Socialist's Odyssey Through the "American century. Amherst: Prometheus, 2001.
Foner, Philip S. The Great Labor Uprising of 1877. New York: Pathfinder, 2002.
Ginger, Ray. The Bending Cross : A biography of Eugene Victor Debs. Chicago, Ill: Haymarket Books, 2007.
Gornick, Vivian. The Romance of American Communism. London Brooklyn, NY: Verso, 2020.
Johanningsmeier, Edward P. Forging American Communism : The Life of William Z. Foster. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1994.
Kelley, Robin D. Hammer and hoe : Alabama Communists During the Great Depression. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2015.
Kipnis, Ira. The American Socialist Movement, 1897-1912. Chicago, Ill: Haymarket Books, 2004.
Naison, Mark D. Communists in Harlem During the Depression. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2005.
Weinstein, James. The Decline of Socialism in America, 1912-1925. New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers University Press, 1984.
Music: Talking Union- Pete Seeger
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