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French Revolutionary Syndicalism and the Public Sphere

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This study explores the evolution of the Confederation Generale du Travail (CGT), and its interaction with the French public sphere, between 1900 and 1920. Kenneth Tucker examines the triumph of this productivism and instrumental rationality, in contrast with other visions of society and the future. He gives a Habermasian twist to the recent linguistic turn in labour history, focusing on the role of competing bodies of knowledge in influencing the self-understanding and strategies of the CGT. He also goes further to situate ...

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French Revolutionary Syndicalism and the Public Sphere
2005, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521021449

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French Revolutionary Syndicalism and the Public Sphere
1996, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521563598

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