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Forum: History 23rd July 2014, 22:53
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ismail
I didn't ask about Allen's book. The last book I...

I didn't ask about Allen's book. The last book I asked if I could scan was a 1947 biography of Joseph Weydemeyer, which I intend to get in the near future alongside the work by Francis Franklin...
Forum: History 23rd July 2014, 22:47
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ismail
I contacted International Publishers, which it...

I contacted International Publishers, which it turns out means contacting their President, Betty Smith. She gave me permission to scan the books I've scanned thus far.

I did not get permission to...
Forum: History 23rd July 2014, 22:40
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ismail
I don't have permission to scan Allen's work, nor...

I don't have permission to scan Allen's work, nor do I own it although it is available used at a cheap price. I might ask about it next year.

I own another book that was originally published by IP...
Forum: History 23rd July 2014, 22:27
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ismail
Try downloading them from here: click...

Try downloading them from here: click (https://archive.org/search.php?query=uploader%3A%22kocotosi%40gmail.com%22&sort=-publicdate).
Forum: History 23rd July 2014, 22:20
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ismail
Mitchell's article was the one I mentioned, since...

Mitchell's article was the one I mentioned, since I searched JSTOR, which is the only academic source I have access to through others. I can't locate Handlin's review. As for Williamson...
Forum: History 23rd July 2014, 08:17
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ismail
The title seems fine to me, considering that it's...

The title seems fine to me, considering that it's meant to imply the origins of American capitalism.

Can you give examples? I can only find a single, short review...
Forum: History 22nd July 2014, 21:22
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ismail
No one is claiming that the capitalist mode of...

No one is claiming that the capitalist mode of production actually existed in the American colonies in the 17th century. If you'd actually glance at Rochester's work (rather than try to discredit it...
Forum: History 22nd July 2014, 21:10
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ismail
From America's Revolutionary Heritage (edited by...

From America's Revolutionary Heritage (edited by him, and these quotes are from his articles in it):

Pages 14-15: "The creation and extension of a world market based upon an international division...
Forum: History 22nd July 2014, 20:30
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ismail
I'm saying that you seem to hold that the idea...

I'm saying that you seem to hold that the idea that there existed capitalist elements in 17th-century colonial America apparently makes the person putting forward such views either incompetent (you...
Forum: History 22nd July 2014, 18:32
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ismail
While I'm not going to pretend that the Soviet...

While I'm not going to pretend that the Soviet revisionists had a proper grasp of Marxism, this is how they describe capitalist development in the Great Soviet Encyclopedia of the 70s:
Forum: History 22nd July 2014, 18:01
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ismail
You ought to present one of those reviews then,...

You ought to present one of those reviews then, since all of those I could find were by non-Marxists obviously skeptical about Marxist analysis to begin with (and she is hardly the only person to...
Forum: Websites 22nd July 2014, 11:03
Replies: 9
Views: 2,875
Posted By Ismail
I decided to calculate it: 60 players currently...

I decided to calculate it: 60 players currently playing, 20 are from RevLeft.

http://z13.invisionfree.com/eRegime/index.php?act=idx

I dunno why loonyleftist didn't include the URL in his first...
Forum: History 22nd July 2014, 09:07
Replies: 29
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ismail
Hardy's book was pretty much the first attempt of...

Hardy's book was pretty much the first attempt of its kind. As one academic noted, "though today's reader will find certain omissions and shortcomings in Hardy's book, the importance of this work in...
Forum: History 20th July 2014, 04:01
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By Ismail
My source is safely anti-communist, so you should...

My source is safely anti-communist, so you should have no problem with it.

From Biberaj, Albania in Transition: The Rocky Road to Democracy, 1997, pp. 28-29:
Likewise on page 32 the author states...
Forum: History 20th July 2014, 03:31
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By Ismail
I don't see how there was "political and cultural...

I don't see how there was "political and cultural isolation." Concerning the subject at hand, Albanian media covered the unrest occurring in Poland in the 70s and 80s, pointing out that both the...
Forum: History 19th July 2014, 21:45
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By Ismail
Again, one need only see what happened in the...

Again, one need only see what happened in the rest of Eastern Europe to understand the differences between the revisionist, state-capitalist regimes there and the socialist system in Albania.
...
Forum: History 19th July 2014, 21:34
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By Ismail
Obviously because they'd reveal the formation of...

Obviously because they'd reveal the formation of the Trotskyist League of Albania, which had half a million members at the time of its first congress in 1960 and kept Hoxha awake at night dreading...
Forum: History 19th July 2014, 21:28
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By Ismail
Covert resistance obviously did exist, hence the...

Covert resistance obviously did exist, hence the various plots among governmental, political, military and cultural figures, as well as outright attempts to overthrow the state by force (e.g. the USA...
Forum: History 19th July 2014, 21:22
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By Ismail
And yet the fact is that there were no such...

And yet the fact is that there were no such networks or covert resistance. The events of 1990-1991 occurred due to a breakdown in state authority following the restoration of capitalism and the...
Forum: History 19th July 2014, 21:13
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By Ismail
Modern works, again, do not note any oppositional...

Modern works, again, do not note any oppositional activity of note from the working-class. Certainly far, far less than the Bolsheviks faced, or the revisionist regimes faced (of course the content...
Forum: History 19th July 2014, 21:05
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By Ismail
In the great many works I've read on Albania,...

In the great many works I've read on Albania, none talk about working-class opposition. Quite a bit of opposition among government, party and military personnel throughout the socialist period, but...
Forum: History 19th July 2014, 18:01
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By Ismail
The Albanian archives are being searched for...

The Albanian archives are being searched for materials. For instance the complete transcript of the final meeting between Hoxha and Khrushchev (in November 1960) is available...
Forum: History 19th July 2014, 17:39
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By Ismail
I'd say writing off a 600-page book detailing the...

I'd say writing off a 600-page book detailing the history of a party in power (including how it came to power) as useless propaganda is pretty unfair.
Forum: History 19th July 2014, 13:44
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By Ismail
There are a number of Trot histories of their...

There are a number of Trot histories of their respective parties, however partial they may be I doubt you'd attack them simply because they uphold the lines of said parties. The History of the PLA is...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 19th July 2014, 09:42
Replies: 64
Views: 2,534
Posted By Ismail
Har-har. But yeah, if he'd like to...

Har-har.

But yeah, if he'd like to contradict me, I'd welcome a discussion.
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