James Connolly and Irish Freedom, A Marxist Analysis, by G Schuller
Published by the Cork Workers Club in 1986, 20 pages. A5 size booklet. (S5489)
First published in the 1920's, this pamphlet examines the role of James Connolly in the struggle for Irish independence.
Connolly was a key figure in the struggle, and was one of the leaders of the Easter Rising in 1916 (He was murdered by the British in the aftermath of the uprising). But Connolly was also a committed socialist and a founding member of the Irish Communist Party. Sections in this pamphlet include:
- The role of the working class in the Irish Struggle for Freedom
- The Union and the peasantry
- Connolly, the revolutionary and the marxist
- Against the imperialist war
- The Easter rising
- Civil war and the 'Free State'
Condition of the booklet is generally ok. The cover has some minor scuffs and blemishes, and a partially removed small sticker on the rear side, but the staple spine is intact and all pages are intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Their is some yellowing to the inside pages throughout.