Revolutionary Syndicalist Opposition to the First World War: A Comparative Reassessment

@article{Darlington2006RevolutionarySO,
  title={Revolutionary Syndicalist Opposition to the First World War: A Comparative Reassessment},
  author={Ralph Darlington},
  journal={Revue Belge De Philologie Et D Histoire},
  year={2006},
  volume={84},
  pages={983-1003}
}
  • R. Darlington
  • Published 2006
  • History, Economics
  • Revue Belge De Philologie Et D Histoire
It has been argued that support for the First World War by the important French syndicalist organisation, the Confédération Générale du Travail (CGT) has tended to obscure the fact that other national syndicalist organisations remained faithful to their professed workers’ internationalism: on this basis syndicalists beyond France, more than any other ideological persuasion within the organised trade union movement in immediate pre-war and wartime Europe, can be seen to have constituted an… 
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