|Edited by||Riccardo Altieri, Eric Angermann, Fabian Bennewitz, Vera Bianchi, Sarah Binz, Holger Czitrich-Stahl, Oliver Gaida, Minas Hilbig, Ralf Hoffrogge, Bernd Hüttner, Leonie Karwath, Dietmar Lange, Sarah Langwald, Robert Schmieder, Anja Thuns, Axel Weipert|
Metropol Verlag (Germany)
|ISO 4||Arb. Beweg. Gesch.|
|ISSN|| 2366-2387 |
Arbeit - Bewegung - Geschichte ("Labour - Movement - History") is an academic journal covering the history of labour and other social movements. It was established in 2002 as Jahrbuch für Forschungen zur Geschichte der Arbeiterbewegung ("Yearbook on Labour History") and renamed in 2016.
Each issue has a main section of historical essays dealing with a variety of subjects such as the history of women's liberation, social movements in general or the antifascist resistance movements in Germany and Europe.Its main focus nevertheless is the history of the international labour and union movements, including organizations such as the Comintern and its member parties as well as social-democratic parties.
Friedrich Albert Lange was a German philosopher and sociologist.
Kurt Ernst Carl Schumacher was a German politician who became chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany from 1946 and the first Leader of the Opposition in the West German Bundestag in 1949; he served in both positions until his death. An opponent of Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's government, but an even stronger opponent of the East German Socialist Unity Party and communism in general, he was one of the founding fathers of postwar German democracy. He was also a noted opponent of the far right and the far left, the Nazi Party and the Communist Party of Germany, during the Weimar Republic, and he is famous for his description of the communists as "red-painted Nazis".
Strausberg is a town in Brandenburg, Germany, located 30 km east of Berlin. With a population of about 27,000 it is the largest town in the district of Märkisch-Oderland.
Max Sievers was chairman of the German Freethinkers League, writer and active communist.
Arbeiter-Illustrierte-Zeitung or AIZ was a German illustrated magazine published between 1924 and March 1933 in Berlin, and afterward in Prague and finally Paris until 1938. Anti-Fascism and pro-Communism in stance, it was published by Willi Münzenberg and is best remembered for the propagandistic photomontages of John Heartfield.
The Free Workers' Union of Germany was an anarcho-syndicalist trade union in Germany. It stemmed from the Free Association of German Trade Unions (FDVG) which combined with the Ruhr region's Freie Arbeiter Union on September 15, 1919. The FAUD was involved in the revolution in Germany from 1918–1923, and continued to be involved in the German labor movement after the FAUD began to decline in 1923. After 1921, the FAUD added an "AS" to their name, signifying a full transition from simple syndicalism to anarcho-syndicalism. This also led to further difficulties between the intellectual elites of the FAUD (AS), such as Rudolf Rocker, and the rank and file workers, mostly in the Ruhr, who were more worried about "bread and butter" issues than anarchist political activities. These workers, the majority of the FAUD-(AS) members, formed the Gelsenkircherichtung within the movement, and given the movements federalist structure, began to drift away from the FAUD-(AS) intellectually and organizationally. Eventually, those workers who had joined during the revolution left the movement and the remaining FAUD-(AS) members came from the FDVG's original constituencies of the building trades and specialized textile workers. The Nazis suppressed the FAUD in January 1933 after coming to power. However, many of its members continued to do political work illegally and organized resistance against the Nazi regime, both in Germany and elsewhere. The International Workers' Association, of which the FAUD was a member, was founded upon the initiative of the German organization in 1922. The Free Workers' Union (FAU), which was founded in 1977, sees itself in the tradition of the FAUD. At its peak, the FAUD had 150,000 members. The primary organ of the FAUD was the newspaper Der Syndikalist, which was first published in December 1918, and continued until the groups suppression by the Nazis.
Beverly J. Silver is an American scholar of labor and development whose work has been translated into over twelve languages. She is a professor of Sociology at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Reichsbanner Schwarz-Rot-Gold was an organization in Germany during the Weimar Republic, formed by members of the Social Democratic Party of Germany, the German Centre Party, and the (liberal) German Democratic Party in February 1924. Its goal was to defend parliamentary democracy against internal subversion and extremism from the left and right, to teach the population to respect the new Republic, to honor its flag and the constitution. Its name is derived from the Flag of Germany adopted in 1919, the colors of which were associated with liberal parliamentary democracy and the republic.
August Thalheimer was a German Marxist activist and theorist.
Max Albert Hugo Eberlein was a German Communist politician. He took part of the founding congress of the Communist Party of Germany, and then in the First Congress of the Comintern, where he held important posts until 1928, the result of his involvement with the Conciliator faction. When the Nazis took power in Germany in 1933, Eberlein fled to the Soviet Union, where he found refuge at the Hotel Lux.
The Communist Party in Danzig was initially founded as a subdivision of the East Prussian section (bezirk) of the KPD. In 1921 a separate party branch of the KPD in the Free City of Danzig was set up. While the Party did not run in the first elections of 1920, twelve members of the USPD in the Volkstag joined the Communist Party on 28 January 1921. In the following elections the Party ran with varying success. In early 1930s, the Communist Party had around 800 members.
Jahrbuch may refer to:
Volkswille, later renamed Arbeiter-Zeitung, was a German language newspaper published from Temesvár/Timișoara between 1893 and 1933. Volkswille was the main organ of the German-speaking labour movement in the Banat region. It was the sole long-lasting German-language socialist newspaper in the region.
Schlesische Arbeiter-Zeitung was a left-wing German language newspaper published from Breslau, Province of Lower Silesia, Weimar Germany between 1919 and 1933.
Volkswacht was a German Social Democratic newspaper published from Insterburg 1919-1933. It carried the by-line "Organ for the Social Democracy of the Circle of Insterburg, Gumbinnen, Stallupönen, Darkehmen, Gerdauen". It was one of the most long-lasting local labour newspapers of East Prussia during the inter-bellum years. Volkswacht was linked to Königsberger Volkszeitung. As of 1920 it was published six times a week, and had a circulation of 6,000. Volkswacht was banned in 1933.
Horst Bartel was a German historian and university professor. He was involved in most of the core historiography projects undertaken in the German Democratic Republic (1949–1989). His work on the nineteenth-century German Labour movement places him firmly in the mainstream tradition of Marxist–Leninist historical interpretation.
Der Volkswille was a newspaper published in Augsburg, Germany from 1919 to 1921. The newspaper was founded in September 1919 as a daily organ for the Independent Social Democratic Party of Germany (USPD) in Swabia and Neuburg. The editor of Der Volkswille was Wendelin Thomas, an USPD Reichtag member.
Wolfgang Schröder was a German historian. The early decades of his professional career were spent as a member of the East German historical establishment: the focus of much of his work was on the history of the labour movement. He nevertheless remained professionally active and made further important contributions through his published work and teaching during the years after reunification.
Sozialistische Monatshefte was a German journal edited by Joseph Bloch from 1897 to 1933 and published by the Verlag der Sozialistischen Monatshefte in Berlin.
Erfurter Landkurier was a newspaper published from Erfurt, German Democratic Republic 1960-1961. It functioned as the organ of the District Leadership of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany for Kreis Erfurt-Land. Publishing began in December 1960. In 1961 the newspaper was succeeded by Erfurter Wochenzeitung.