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anti-colonial politics and policies of the Communist Party of Great Britain 1920-51. by Jean Elizabeth Jones

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Published by University of Wolverhampton in Wolverhampton .
Written in English


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Dissertation (Ph.D.) - University of Wolverhampton 1997.

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This chapter will compare how anti-colonial politics were embraced by the communist parties in Britain, Australia, and South Africa during the interwar period. Inspired by the October Revolution and the anti-colonial rhetoric of the Communist International (Comintern), communist parties worldwide believed that the proletarian revolution in the. The Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB) had a long tradition of anti-colonial activism since its foundation in and had been a champion of national liberation within the British : Neil Redfern.   The Party had a tradition of involvement in the anti-colonial movement, with chief theoretician on anti-colonial policies, R. Palme Dutt, citing Stalin’s Foundations of Leninism: ‘Stalin emphasized that “the victory of the working class in the developed countries”, e.g. in Britain, “is impossible” unless this common front and. The emergence of the West African Students Union (WASU) and its alliances with influential Labour MPs, the Communist Party of Great Britain, as well as organizations in Africa, paved the way for the successful independence movements to influence so many African by: 1.

Several hundred of the full-time students together with many part-time students, some as young as 14, showed a great interest and support for the Anti-racist principles of the Communist Party. Nearly copies of the Morning Star were handed out in addition to . Nationalism is an ideology and movement that promotes interest of a particular nation (as in a group of people) especially with the aim of gaining and maintaining the nation's sovereignty (self-governance) over its alism holds that each nation should govern itself, free from outside interference (self-determination), that a nation is a natural and ideal basis for a polity, and. The Communist Party of New Zealand (CPNZ) was a Communist political party in New Zealand which existed from March until the early s. Although spurred to life by events in Soviet Russia in the aftermath of World War I, the party had roots in pre-existing revolutionary socialist and syndicalist organisations, including in particular the independent Wellington Socialist Party, supporters Ideology: Communism, Marxism–Leninism, . 6 See Stephen Howe, Anti-colonialism in British Politics: The Left and the End of Empire (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ). For a detailed account of the British Communist Party’s policy and practice on colonialism up to , see Jean Jones, The Anti-colonial Politics and Policies of the Communist Party of Great .

Full text of "Prairie fire: the politics of revolutionary anti-imperialism: the political statement of the Weather other formats. Initially, communist parties throughout the world portrayed the war as a conflict among imperialist alliance systems and called for a policy of opposing the war, fascism and imperialism. In the colonial regions of the world, communist-led anti-colonial agitation intensified. National Liberation for Whom? The Postcolonial Question, the Communist Party of Great Britain, and the Party’s African and Caribbean Membership. International Review of Social History, Vol. 61, Issue. 2, Cited by: The Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB) was formed in the summer of as a coming together of Britain's hitherto fissiparous Marxist groupings. Urged on by Lenin himself, the party not only functioned as a section of the Communist International, or Comintern, but .