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Petrograd workers and workers" factory committees in 1917

Robert James Devlin

Petrograd workers and workers" factory committees in 1917

an aspect of the social history of the Russian Revolution

by Robert James Devlin

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Published by State University of New York at Binghamton in Binghamton, N. Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Works councils -- Russia.,
  • Labor unions and communism.,
  • Labor unions -- Russia -- History.,
  • Labor -- Russia -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert James Devlin, Jr.
    Series[Ph. D. theses / State University of New York at Binghamton -- no. 192], Ph. D. theses (State University of New York at Binghamton) -- no. 192.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 347 leaves ;
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22144374M

      The problem of workers' control in Russia is an essential element of the revolution, and as such has occupied generations of scholars Smith's book, as a local study based on factory level sources (archives, newspapers, union journals) successfully cuts through the view from the top to describe what workers' control was about in Petrograd factories.'4/5(19).   3. In all their political actions, units are subordinated to the Soviet of Workers' and Soldiers' Deputies and their own committees. 4. All orders issued by the Military Commission of the State Duma shall be carried out, except those which run counter to the orders and decrees issued by the Soviet of Workers' and Soldiers' Deputies. 5.

      February - when workers remade history. Tens of thousands of women textile workers struck in the capital Petrograd. Fitzpatrick wrote how workers set .   Factory committees unilaterally assert control over the hiring and firing of workers, over wages, and over every aspect of production and distribution at a given workplace.

    Agreement on Working Conditions in Petrograd. Ma Original Source: Izvestiia, No. 12, 11 March , p. 1. An agreement has been reached between the Petrograd Soviet of Workers’ and Soldiers’ Deputies and the Petrograd Association of Manufacturers on the introduction of an eight-hour working day in factories and mills and on the establishment of factory committees and chambers. This book explores the impact of the Revolution on factory life in the Russian capital. It traces the attempts of workers to take control of their working lives from the February Revolution through to June , when the Bolsheviks nationalised industry. Although not primarily concerned with the political developments of the Revolution, the book demonstrates that the sphere of industrial.


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Petrograd workers and workers" factory committees in 1917 by Robert James Devlin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Formation. BeforePetrograd was known as Saint Petersburg, and in the workers' soviet called the St Petersburg Soviet was created. But the main precursor to the Petrograd Soviet was the Central Workers' Group (Центральная Рабочая Группа, Tsentral'naya Rabochaya Gruppa), founded in November by the Mensheviks to mediate between workers and the new Chairman: Nikolay Chkheidze, Irakli Tsereteli.

Russian Revolution of and afterwards. Factory committees sprang up during the Russian Revolution of These committees were varied in origin and purpose, at times acting in a supervisory role over management, in other instances engaging in matters of collective bargaining and worker representation, and in some instances acting as rudimentary organs of workers' control.

The Putilov workers. Petrograd was the revolutionary center of Russia in During the war its population grew to million. Amongst these werefactory workers heavily concentrated in the metal and engineering sectors that had some of the largest plants in the world.

The problem of workers' control in Russia is an essential element of the revolution, and as such has occupied generations of scholars Smith's book, as a local study based on factory level sources (archives, newspapers, union journals) successfully cuts through the view from the top to describe what workers' control was about in Petrograd factories.'5/5(1).

On March 11th the Petrograd Soviet newspaper Izvestiia printed news of an agreement to improve the conditions of Russian workers: “An agreement has been reached between the Petrograd Soviet of Workers’ and Soldiers’ Deputies and the Petrograd Association of Manufacturers on the introduction of an eight-hour working day in factories and mills and on the establishment of factory.

The Petrograd Workers in the Russian Revolution is a study of the Russian Revolutions of and of the first months of Soviet power as viewed and experienced 'from below', by the industrial workers of Petrograd, Russia’s capital and the centre of its revolutionary movement.

Based largely on contemporary sources, it lets the workers speak for themselves, showing them as conscious, creative Author: David Mandel. Red Petrograd: revolution in the factories - S.A. Smith Well researched and detailed study of the factory-level impact of the Russian Revolution in Petrograd, dealing in particular with implementation of workers' control by the factory councils.

The Petrograd Military Revolutionary Committee (Russian: Петроградский военно-революционный комитет) was a militant group of the Petrograd Soviet and one of several military revolutionary committees that were created in the Russian lly the committee was created on 25 October after the German army secured the city of Riga and the West Predecessor: Okhrana.

No single aspect of the history of is more thoroughly at variance with this myth than the experience of the Petrograd factory committees. Neither the creation of factory committees nor the struggle for workers' control that the committees led figured in the programmes of any of the socialist parties, including that of the Bolsheviks.

Labor in the Russian Revolution: Factory Committees and Trade Unions, By Gennady Shkliarevsky. New York: St. Martin's Press, Pp. xxi + $ Soviet State and Society between Revolutions, By Lewis H.

Siegelbaum. Cambridge Soviet Paperbacks, volume 8. Edited by Mary McAuley. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press File Size: KB. For the Central Council of Petrograd Factory Committees “Control (Workers’) must be understood as a transi­tional stage towards organising the whole economic life of the country according to socialist principles” (Draft instructions on workers’ control, issued in ).

The essays in this book address the process of worker alienation and the way that the Bolsheviks appealed to, rather than exploited, the working population, especially in the capital cities of Petrograd and Moscow.

James Bater surveys the growing demographic and social crisis in the capitals that accompanied rapid industrialization. Steve Smith then traces the revolution in Petrograd. Petrograd Soviet of Workers’ and Soldiers’ Deputies established on Feb.

27 (Mar. 12), The first session of the Petrograd Soviet of Workers’ and Soldiers’ Deputies was held on the evening of that day in the Tauride Palace.

The leader of the Menshevik faction in the State Duma, N. Chkheidze, was elected chairman of the Executive Committee. The factory committees appeared in Petrograd and Moscow around February/March ofand quickly spread.

Elected directly by the workers in each enterprise, they appear initially to have formed in a response to theatened closures, and to press for the 8-hour day, though the scope of their demands would son extend. The Petrograd Workers in the Russian Revolution (Historical Materialism Book) [Mandel David] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Petrograd Workers in the Russian Revolution is a study of the Russian Revolutions of and of the first months of Soviet power as viewed and experienced 'from below'. This book explores the impact of the Revolution on factory life Having discussed the structure and composition of the factory workforce in Petrograd prior to and the wages and conditions The central theme of the book is the factory committees' implementation of workers' control of File Size: 9MB.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "Revised and expanded edition of two books published in English by Macmillan in andnamely: The Petrograd Workers and the Fall of the Old Regime (ISBN: ) and The Petrograd Workers and the Soviet Seizure of Power (ISBN: ).".

The factory committees, unlike the soviets, were initiated directly by Russian workers themselves, and these organizations became the main vehicle of self-organization of workers in the revolution. These committees were typically made up of elected worker delegates. The most important decisions were made in general assemblies of the rank and.

[48] An All-Russian conference of factory and shop committees passed a resolution declaring that workers’ control “is in the interest of the whole country and ought to be supported by the.

The problem of workers’ control in Russia is an essential element of the revolution, and as such has occupied generations of scholars Smith’s book, as a local study based on factory level sources (archives, newspapers, union journals) successfully cuts through the view from the top to describe what workers’ control was about in Petrograd factories.’Cited by:.

What they say about the book: “October Workers in Power” provides a stimulating starting-point for centennial reassessment of the Russian revolution. Paul Le Blanc provides a sparkling and authoritative survey of major historical studies; David Mandel expertly .Russian Factory Committees prominent.

On 4 Mardi the workers of the Skorokhod [Skorochod] Shoe Factory in Petrograd did, to be sure, call upon the management to grant them an eight-hour working day and a wage rise, including double pay for overtime labor?

but they also demanded the recognition of their factory committee and the right.Get FREE shipping on Red Petrograd by S.

A. Smith, from This book explores the impact of the Revolution on factory life in the Russian capital. It traces the attempts of workers to take control of their working lives from the February Revolution through to Released on: Ma