1880s

1883- The Timok Rebellion

A history of the uprising of Peasant communes in Eastern Serbia after the King tried to seize their weapons.

Are We Good Enough?: Peter Kropotkin

"Are We Good Enough" by Pyotr Kropotkin is an essay written and published in june of 1888.

William Morris and Incomplete Communism: A Critique of Paul Meier's thesis (1976) Adam Buick

William Morris and Incomplete Communism: A Critique of Paul Meier's thesis (1976) Adam Buick

William Morris: The Marxist Dreamer (1978) Paul Meier

William Morris: The Marxist Dreamer (1978) Paul Meier

Part of the series of biographies of William Morris.
First published in 1972 in French as La Pensee utopique de William Morris. Translated into English by Frank Gubb. Preface by Robin Page Arnot. Paul Meier member of PCF (French Communist Party).

The Conspiracy of Good Taste (1993) Stefan Szczelkun

The Conspiracy of Good Taste (1993) Stefan Szczelkun

Tom Maguire: “An Under-Paid Agitator”

Tom Maguire: “An Under-Paid Agitator”
in the Late-Victorian Socialist Press
Elizabeth Carolyn Miller

William Morris and the Early Days of the Socialist Movement (1921)

William Morris and the Early Days of the Socialist Movement (1921)

Part of the series of biographies of William Morris.
Reminiscences of Morris' work as a propagandist, and observations on his character and genius, with some account of the persons and circumstances of the early socialist agitation, together with a series of letters addressed by Morris to the author. With a pref. by May Morris

The Commonweal

An incomplete archive of the publication The Commonweal produced by the Socialist League which was one of the earliest socialist/anarchist organisations in the UK, and edited by William Morris.

Biographies of Karl Marx - reading guide

Karl Marx, Jenny Marx, Eleanor Marx, Laura Marx and Friedrich Engels

Book length or pamphlet length (10,000 words+) or otherwise notable biographies of the life of Karl Marx in chronological order

Early days of the socialist movement in Poland (1876-1893): International Social Revolutionary Party ‘Proletariat’

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The International Social Revolutionary Party ‘Proletariat’ (Międzynarodowa Socjalno-Rewolucyjna Partia „Proletariat”, 1882-1886; aka the First Proletariat) was the first socialist party in Poland (at the time a territory divided by the Russian, German and Austrian Empires). The following is a timeline of its formation, growth and decline.