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By Steven Hirsch, Lucien van der Walt

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Narratives of anarchist and syndicalist heritage through the period of the 1st globalization and imperialism (1870-1930) have overwhelmingly been built round a Western eu culture based on discrete nationwide instances. This parochial viewpoint quite often ignores transnational connections and the contemporaneous life of huge and influential libertarian pursuits in Africa, Asia, Latin the USA, and jap Europe. but anarchism and syndicalism, from their very inception on the First overseas, have been conceived and constructed as overseas activities. by means of targeting the missed situations of the colonial and postcolonial global, this quantity underscores the global size of those pursuits and their centrality in anti-colonial and anti-imperialist struggles. Drawing on in-depth old analyses of the ideology, constitution, and praxis of anarchism/syndicalism, it additionally offers clean views and classes for these attracted to figuring out their resurgence this present day.

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P xxxviii. id=10470530&ppg=38 xxxviii LUCIEN VAN DER WALT AND STEVEN J. HIRSCH Taking anarchism and syndicalism seriously Anarchism and syndicalism, as Benedict Anderson recently reminded readers, constituted an immense "gravitational force" across the planet in the late 1 9th and early 20th centuries. 24 But the history of the movement is of paramount importance, precisely because it is essential to understand the trajec­ tory of labour, of the left, and of anti-imperialist movements. Fur­ thermore, as Arif Dirlik points out, it is crucial to "recall anarchism, which Leninist Marxism suppressed", for it raises questions about the very meaning of socialism, and the place "democratic ideals for which - anarchism .

Other than the coverage of the Ukraine. it ignores the colonial regions of Eastern Europe. )O Such a narrow and unrepresentative selection of cases has resulted in a flawed assessment of the history of anarchism and syndicalism. It posits, for instance, the thesis of Spanish exceptionalism. that is the notion that anarchism in Spain "became a mass movement . , . to an extent that it never did elsewhere",3l Supposedly. Spain was "the only country in the 20th Century where Anarcho-communism and Anarcho-syndicalism " Z� 27 Woodcock, Anarchism: a history of libertarian ideas and movements, 401-403.

Dent and Sons, 1984, 4, 45; George Woodcock, Anarchism: a history oflibertarian ideas and movements, new edi­ tion with postscript, Penguin, 1975, 136, 170. I) Piotr Kropotkin, "Anarchism", in Roger N. ), Kropotkin's Revo­ lutionary Pamphlets: a collection of writings by Peter Kropotkin, New York: Dover Publications, 11905J 1970, 295; Piotr Kropotkin, The Place of Anarchism Evolution, Cyrmu: Practical Parasite Publications, 118861 1990, 5-6. in Socialistic Hirsch, Steven (Editor). Studies in Global Social History, Volume 6 : Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, 1870-1940 : The Praxis of National Liberation, Internationalism, and Social Revolution.

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