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Contents

  • Editorial
  • European Revolutionaries and Algerian Independence, 1954-1962
  • I: Ian Birchall, Introduction
  • II: Sylvain Pattieu: The Comrades of the Brothers
    • Introduction
    • Chapter I: A Colonial War
    • Chapter II: The Far Left in the 1950s
    • Chapter III: In Face of the FLN
    • Chapter IV: What Kind of Support for the Algerian Revolution?
    • Chapter V: SFIO, PCF: The ‘Betrayals’: From ‘Peace in Algeria’ to
    • Pacification
    • Chapter VI: The Days of the Networks
    • Chapter VII: The New Left
    • Chapter VIII: In the Service of the FLN?
    • Chapter IX: Facing Fascism?
    • Chapter X: Pieds-rouges
    • Chapter XI: Conclusion
  • III: Additional Material: The Far Left
    • Pierre Lambert, Let the Algerian People Speak: Part V — Independence by
    • Stages and the Constituent Assembly
    • Pierre Lambert, Silence Becomes Complicity
    • Ian Birchall, A Note on the Committee for the Release of Messali Hadj and
    • the Victims of Repression
    • Voix Ouvriere, Tail-Ending
    • Voix Ouvriere, Once There Was a Party…
    • Ian Birchall, Socialisme ou Barbarie and the Algerian War
  • IV: Aspects of the War
    • The Algerian War Seen from Renault-Billancourt
    • La Vérité des Travailleurs, Save the Reservists of the Gare de Lyon From
    • Military Justice
    • Vérités Pour, A Reminder of Principles
    • Vérités Pour, Bernard Randon, The Great Refusal
    • Ian Birchall, A Note on the MNA
    • Ian Birchall, Mitterrand’s War
  • V: Solidarity in Europe
    • Fritz Keller, Solidarity Action in Austria
    • John Plant, John Baird: A British MP Who Supported the Algerian Revolution
  • VI: Past and Future
    • Report to the Second North African Interfederal Communist Conference on 24 September 1922, Adopted Unanimously
    • Communism and the Colonial Question
    • Hadjali Abdelkader, Colonial Action
    • Robert Louzon, A Disgrace
    • Manus McGrogan, From the Algerian War to May 1968 and After: The
    • Roles of Left Radicals and Their Press
  • VII: Bibliography
    • Some Further Reading
    • A Note on Some Novels Dealing with the War
    • Other Material
  • Obituaries Reviews
    • Georg Adler, Peter Hudis and Annelies Laschitza (eds),
    • The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg (Mike Jones)
    • Ross Bradshaw and others (compilers), Remembering Colin Ward, 1924-
    • 2010 (JJ Plant)
    • Gerd Callesen and Wolfgang Maderthaner (eds), Victor Adler–Friedrich
    • Engels Briefwechsel, Dokumentation Verein für die Geschichte der
    • Arbeiterbewegung (Fritz Keller)
    • Gerd Callesen and Wolfgang Maderthaner (eds), Victor Adler–Friedrich
    • Engels Briefwechsel (Fritz Keller)
    • Richard B Day and Daniel F Gaido (eds), Witnesses to Permanent
    • Revolution: The Documentary Record (Ben Lewis)
    • Jean Numa Ducange (Editor), Karl Kautsky and Jean Jaures, Le socialisme
    • et la révolution française (Jean-Jacques Marie)
    • William J Fishman, The Insurrectionists (Robin Blick)
    • Pierre Frank, The Long March of the Trotskyists (Harry Ratner)
    • John Gorman, Stratford: Another East End (JJ Plant)
    • Daniel A Gordon, Immigrants and Intellectuals (Ian Birchall)
    • Ernst Hanisch, Der große Illusionist: Otto Bauer (1881-1938) (Fritz Keller)
    • Annelies Laschitza, Die Liebknechts. Karl und Sophie (Theodor Bergmann)
    • Deborah Lavin, Bradlaugh Contra Marx: Radicalism and Socialism in the First International (Terry Liddle)
    • Dorian Lynskey, 33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History of Protest Songs (JJ Plant)
    • Merilyn Moos, The Language of Silence (Ian Birchall)
    • David North, In Defense of Leon Trotsky (Cheney Longville)
    • Joshua Rubenstein, Leon Trotsky: A Revolutionary’s Life (Paul Flewers)
    • Victor Serge, Retour à l’Ouest: Chroniques (juin 1936-mai 1940) (Ian Birchall)
    • Alan Thornett, Militant Years: Car Workers’ Struggles of the 60s and 70s (Julian Alford)
    • Paul Trewhela, Inside Quatro: Uncovering the Exile History of the ANC and SWAPO (JJ Plant)
    • Jürg Ulrich, Kamenev: Der Gemäßigte Bolschewik. Das kollektive Denken im umfeld Lenins (Reiner Tosstorff)
    • Ben Watson, Adorno for Revolutionaries (Sheila Lahr)
    • Larry Wayne, Union Bread. Bagels, Platzels and Chollah: The Story of the London Jewish Bakers’ Union (JJ Plant
    • Mary K Wilmers, The Eitingons: A Twentieth-Century Story (Bridget St Ruth)
    •  Alan Woodward, Life and Times of Joe Thomas: The Road to Libertarian Socialism (Bridget St Ruth)

  • In Revolutionary History 10/4 we published two articles from Lutte de Classe, a paper produced by the Voix ouvrière tendency.   To complement these we have translated two article from the Lutte ouvrière organisation, the political successor of Voix ouvrière, showing how the tendency assessed the war and solidarity activity in retrospect.

    From Lutte Ouviere
  • Interview with Henri Benoits
  • Following the publication of this volume, we received the letter below from the Socialist Party. The Editorial Board felt it was too long for publication in the current book "Trotsky and his critics"
  • Socialist Party replies