The European Syndicalists and War, 1914–1918

@article{Thorpe2001TheES,
  title={The European Syndicalists and War, 1914–1918},
  author={Wayne Thorpe},
  journal={Contemporary European History},
  year={2001},
  volume={10},
  pages={1 - 24}
}
  • Wayne Thorpe
  • Published 1 March 2001
  • Political Science, History, Economics
  • Contemporary European History
This article argues that syndicalist trade union organizations, viewed internationally, were unique in First World War Europe in not supporting the war efforts or defensive efforts of their respective governments. The support for the war of the important French organisation has obscured the fact that the remaining five national syndicalist organisations – in belligerent Germany and Italy, and in neutral Spain, Sweden and the Netherlands – remained faithful to their professed workers… 
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