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History of the Communist Party of Great Britain, 1941-51 : The history of Communist Party of Great Britain - Noreen Branson

History of the Communist Party of Great Britain, 1941-51

The history of Communist Party of Great Britain

Paperback Published: 1st September 1997
ISBN: 9780853158622
Number Of Pages: 272

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This is Volume 4 of Lawrence & Wishart's comprehensive history of the British Communist Party in the twentieth century. The History of the Communist Party of Great Britain 1941-51 begins with the renewal of popular front politics which followed Russia's entry into the Second World War; it documents the popular front from 1941 to 1946. Branson examines the Labour governments of 1945 to 1951 and their relationship with the Communist Party. She analyses the breakdown of relations between the Communist Party and the Labour Party; and concludes at a time of disappointment, with the entrenchment of the cold war, and the electoral defeat of the Labour Party. Other volumes of History CPGB: 1. Formation and Early years 1919-1924 2. The General Strike 1925-1926 3. History CPGB 1927-1941 5. Cold War, Crisis and Conflict: The CPGB 1951-68 6. End Games and New Times: The Final Years of British Communism 1964-1991

Introduction
The War Years 1941-45
A New Stage in the Warp. 1
Relations with the Labour Party and the Comintern 1941-43p. 13
Industrial Work 1941-44p. 26
The Fight for Equality for Womenp. 38
The Party and the Armed Forcesp. 50
Wartime Struggles for Colonial Freedomp. 62
Friends or Enemies?p. 72
The Party's Post-War Aimsp. 80
The Last Year of the Warp. 89
The Labour Government 1945-50
The Labour Government and the Outside Worldp. 99
The Party's New Structure and Areas of Work: relations with the Labour Partyp. 109
The Squatter's Movement 1946p. 118
Industrial Work and Attitudes to Nationalisation 1945-47p. 129
Post-War Struggles for Colonial Freedomp. 143
1947: Economic Crisis; the Start of the Cold War: the Cominformp. 151
The Civil Service Purgep. 160
Attitudes to Professional Workers and Intellectualsp. 169
Trade Union Activities and Attacks from the Right 1948-49p. 177
Eastern Europe and Stalin's Influencep. 191
Events of 1949 and the 1950 electionp. 200
The Labour Government's Last Term 1950-51
The Fight to Ban the Bomb; War in Koreap. 210
Campaigns for Democratic Rights 1950-51p. 221
Which Road to Socialism?p. 232
Membership Numbers 1941-51p. 252
Members of Communist Party Executive Committeep. 253
Indexp. 257
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780853158622
ISBN-10: 0853158622
Series: The history of Communist Party of Great Britain
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st September 1997
Publisher: Lawrence and Wishart Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.37