Julius Deutsch

Julius Deutsch




Julius Deutsch (1884–1968) was one of the most renowned representatives of the Austromarxist tendency of the 1920s and ‘30s, chairman of the antifascist workers’ militia organization Republikanischer Schutzbund, president of the Socialist Workers’ Sport International, prominent spokesperson for the workers’ temperance movement, and military adviser for the Republican forces in the Spanish Civil War.








Antifascism, Sports, Sobriety: Forging a Militant Working-Class Culture

Antifascism, Sports, Sobriety: Forging a Militant Working-Class Culture

SKU: 9781629631547
Author: Julius Deutsch • Editor and Translator: Gabriel Kuhn
Publisher: PM Press
ISBN: 9781629631547
Published: 1/2017
Format: Paperback, ePub, PDF, mobi
Size: 8 x 5
Page count: 128
Subjects: Political Theory/History-Europe

Praise

“An almost completely forgotten episode in labor history.”
—Murray Bookchin, author of Anarchism, Marxism and the Future of the Left

“A foretaste of the socialist utopia of the future in the present.”
—Helmut Gruber, author of Red Vienna: Experiment in Working-Class Culture, 1919–1934

“The insurrection of February 1934 . . . left behind the glorious memory of resistance to fascism by arms and not merely by speeches.”
—E.J. Hobsbawm, author of The Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century, 1914–1991

“Austria was ahead of the times and established a precedent for future revolutionary developments.” —Ilona Duczynska, author of Workers in Arms: The Austrian Schutzbund and the Civil War of 1934

“One of the big and important class struggles in the history of the international workers’ movement.” —Arnold Reisberg, author of Februar 1934: Hintergründe und Folgen



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