1840s

Dormant Seeds of 1848- John Hewetson

John Hewetson's analysis of the important lessons of the uprisings that threatened the rulers of Europe in 1848.

From A Hundred Years of Revolution: 1848 And After, edited by George Woodcock (Porcupine Press, London, 1948)

1848 The Year of Revolutions- George Woodcock

George Woodcock charts the events of the revolutionary wave that swept Europe in 1848. Assessing their political characters, their accomplishments and defeats.

Karl Marx: His Life and Work (1910) John Spargo

Karl Marx: His Life and Work (1910) John Spargo

Part of the series of biographies of Karl Marx.
John Spargo was a founding member, intellectual and editor of the Socialist Party of America in 1901 before becoming a Republican party supporter by 1924.

Riots in the Potteries in 1842

The Potteries represent the peak of the general strike of 1842. In addition to shutting down most mines mills and workshops in the area, groups of workers attacked and successfully toppled much of the local government and capital. This account though hostile in every respect contains much historical information on the events.

Slavery Emancipation: 1848

Article exploring the relationship between the Revolution of 1848 and the final abolition of slavery in the French colonies.

Socialism, Cooperative and Republican: Bernard Moss

At the time of the 1848 Revolution in France the dominant form of Socialism was a loose coalition connected with French Republicanism and the Cooperative movement. This article covers there role within the French 19th century workers movement.

Proudhon, Pierre-Joseph: K. Steven Vincent

Biography of Pierre Joseph Proudhon and his actions during the 1848 Revolution in France and the June Days workers revolt in Paris.

Senegal in 1848

An article about the impact of the 1848 Revolution in France on its colonial possession of Senegal and the limits of freedom reform by decree, and the right to vote.

The Communist League: Martin Hundt

History of the origins of the Communist League and its actions and influence during the 1848 revolutions in the German states and Europe.

June Days: Paris 1848

Account of the events in June 1848 when the workers of Paris rose up against the conservative republican government and its plans to abolish government supported workshops.