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Title: Accumulation and Working Class Exploitation, Some Origins of 1956 in Hungary.
Authors: Haynes, Michael J.
Citation: In: Flett, K. (Ed.), 1956 and All That, 27-56
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Issue Date: 2007
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2436/42145
Additional Links: http://www.c-s-p.org/Flyers/1956-and-all-that.htm
Abstract: This chapter: Mike Haynes looks at the origins of the Hungarian revolt, in terms of workplace politics while Anne Alexander reviews the impact that Suez had on Nasser s reputation within the Arab world and Arab nationalist politics. In the afternoon there was a widening of the focus. This book: ‘Through the Smoke of Budapest 50 Years On’, The February 2006 Conference of the London Socialist Historians Group was held at the Institute of Historical Research in central London, one of a series of such conferences over the previous ten years. Assembled were a modest group of academics and activists come to mark the 50th anniversary of the events of 1956, and to do so in a particular way. Firstly by presenting new historical research on the questions under review rather than trotting out tired orthodoxies. Secondly by linking historical inquiry to political activism. It was queried why such a conference was held in February 2006 rather than in the autumn, and the answer was a simple one. To intervene historically in the debates of the year by setting a socialist historical agenda for doing so.
Type: Book chapter
Language: en
Keywords: Hungary
Budapest
Hungarian Revolt 1956
History
Working classes
Exploitation
Labour history
Social history
20th century
ISBN: 1847181848
9781847181848
Appears in Collections: Management Research Centre

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