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August Bebel August Bebel was a German social democrat and one of the founders of the SPD.
Bebel was born on February 22 1840 in Deutz, near Cologne ; he founded the Sächsische Volkspartei in 1867 tog...
August Bebel (February 22 1840 - March 18 1913) was a German social democrat and one of the founders of the SPD.
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 August Bebel
Bebel was born in Cologne on the Rhine on February 22, 1840, in the poor family of a Prussian sergeant.
In the later sixties Bebel broke with the liberals, separated the socialist section of the workers' unions from the bourgeois-democratic section and, together with Liebknecht, took his place in the front ranks of the Eisenacher party, the party of Marxists that was to struggle for many long years against the Lassalleans, the other working-class party.
Bebel expressed the mood of the working-class masses and their firm conviction that a fight should be put up for full-blooded slogans, when he revolted with great vigour against this new opportunism.
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 Bebel, August. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In 1872, Bebel and Liebknecht, tried on charges of treason, were sentenced to two years’ imprisonment, but this only solidified Bebel’s control over the Social Democrats, and he was reelected to the Reichstag.
A moderate Marxist, he opposed either violent retaliation against repression or the gradualist, evolutionary socialism of Eduard Bernstein, condemning all deviation (right and left) at the Dresden Congress of 1903.
By 1912 the Social Democrats, embodied by Bebel, were the largest German political party.
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 A Pioneering Male Socialist Feminist: The Recovery of August Bebel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bebel is depicted as evolving from the 1860s to the 1890s, from relatively non-political self-help groups among working-class men to reaching out to women across classes, to male workers, and to socialist activists in particular.
Bebel's On the Present and Future Position of Women had emphasized that marriage was a private contract between two fully equal partners, to be dissolved without external constraints when the relationship between them made it necessary.
Bebel appears, no longer as an individual, but as part of a current, and the achievements as well as limitations of men's feminism can be understood from the book.
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 August Bebel --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If in 1863 Bebel believed that the working classes were not ready for the vote, he was already changing his mind when he began his friendship with Wilhelm Liebknecht, who came to Leipzig from Berlin in 1865.
Bebel's position at the head of the party was now uncontested, and in the Reichstag he was the most prominent opponent of the government.
This is an accurate description of Bebel's aims; for him and for the leading body of social democratic thought he represented, political activity essentially consisted in promoting as effectively as possible the politico-social interests of the working classes.
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 August Bebel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
August Ferdinand Bebel (February 22, 1840 – March 18, 1913) was a German social democrat and one of the founders of the Social Democratic Party of Germany.
Bebel's book, Women and Socialism was translated into English by Daniel DeLeon of the Socialist Labor Party of America as Woman under Socialism.
It figured prominently in the Connolly-DeLeon controversy after James Connolly, then a member of the SLP, denounced it as "a lewd book" subversive of traditional values.
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 Glossary of People: Be
Bebel had trained as a cabinet maker, and in 1863, at the time of the founding of Lassalle’s German Workers’ Association, he found "socialism and communism" "totally unfamiliar concepts, double-duth words".
Bebel was a member of the Reichstag from 1867.
After the GSD merged with the Lassalleans in Gotha in 1875, Bebel remained the unquestioned leader.
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 Encyclopedia: August Bebel
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Wilhelm Liebknecht Wilhelm Liebknecht (March 29, 1826 - August 7, 1900) was a German social democrat, one of the founders of the SPD and father of Karl Liebknecht and Theodor Liebknecht.
The General German Workers Association, in German Allgemeiner Deutscher Arbeiterverein, ADAV) was founded on 23 May 1863 by Ferdinand Lassalle and existed under this name until 1875, when it combined with August Bebel and Wilhelm Liebknechts SDAP to form the Socialist Workers Party of Germany, what is now the...
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 Prometheus Books
August Bebel (1840-1913) was Europe's foremost theorist of feminism and socialism and, as the author of the widely read Women and Socialism, was the popularizer of a set of politics as seductive and contested today as they were in the last century.
In the 1860s and 1870s, Bebel was a founder and leading figure in the Social Democratic Party of Germany, the most outspoken and largest organization anywhere in existence to support women's equality.
Bebel's connection to feminists and feminism is plotted chronologically, politically, and conceptually.
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 August Bebel Writers Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
August Bebel became a Marxist under the influence of Wilhelm Liebknecht and led the South-German Workers’ Union to break with the liberals and form the German Social-Democratic Party.
In 1879 Bebel published his book Woman and Socialism, which was considered an important theoretical work that also helped gain interest in Marxist ideas in Germany.
Bebel argues that the social emancipation of women is an integral part of transforming social relations and overthrowing capitalism.
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 Death of August Bebel (August 1913) - Biografie Willy Brandt
Death of August Bebel (August 1913) - Biografie Willy Brandt
On August 13th August Bebel, co-founder of the German Social Democratic Party of Germany and its most influential and popular leader for more than 40 years, passes away in Passugg, Switzerland.
Bebel, as no other, embodied the tradition of the German Social Democratic Party.
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 August Bebel --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Bebel was the son of a Prussian noncommissioned officer.
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With his plays chronicling the collective experience of African Americans, August Wilson established himself as one of America's most significant—and ambitious—writers of the 20th century.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Social Democratic Party of Germany
In 1869, August Bebel and Wilhelm Liebknecht founded the Sozialdemokratische Arbeiterpartei (SDAP, Social Democratic Workers' Party of Germany), which merged with the ADAV in 1875.
The leader of the Prussian government in Berlin, socialist Otto Braun was ousted by military coup on July 20, 1932 and the party was banned by the Nazis in 1933.
Down from a high of over 1 million in 1976, there were about 775,000 members at the time of the 1998 election victory, by August 2003 the figure had dropped to 663,000, and at the end of March 2005 there were less than 600,000 SPD members remaining.
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 Edward Bernstein: My Years of Exile (Chap.5)
On one of these evenings August Bebel was present; in those days he was travelling for his door-handle business, and combined these business journeys with visits whose object was of a political nature.
August Bebel has devoted a long chapter to it, in the third volume of his Recollections [1], so I will not dwell upon the subject here, largely as I myself was concerned in the matter.
Hither for the most part climbed Bebel and Liebknecht, and other leaders of the party who were working in Germany itself, when they came to Zürich on the business of the party, as was then fairly often the case.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Arrhenius Svante August   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Born near Uppsala, he was educated at the...
The Swedish chemist Svante August Arrhenius was the first to recognize that substances in solution are in the form of ions and not molecules, even...
The Dutch physical chemist Jacobus Hendricus van't Hoff, generally regarded as the father of chemical kinetics, initiated the foundation of...
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 Critique of the Gotha Programme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
My request to send the thing to Adler if need be was meant, on the one hand, to put pressure on Dietz, and on the other to cover your own responsibility, since to a certain extent I put you in a position where you had no choice.
Furthermore, Bebel is wrong if he believes I shall allow myself to be driven into an acrimonious polemic.
The Unity Congress of German Social-Democracy was held on May 22-27, 1875, in Gotha; the congress of the Lassalleans had taken place earlier in May, while the congress of the Eisenachers was convened afterwards, on June 8, in Hamburg.
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 AllRefer.com - August Bebel (Political Science, Biography) - Encyclopedia
August Bebel[ou´goost bA´bul] Pronunciation Key, 1840–1913, German Socialist leader.
A wood turner by trade, he became a Marxian Socialist under the influence of Wilhelm Liebknecht.
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 Critique of the Gotha Programme
On account of the revolutionary-internationalist position they adopted during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71, Liebknecht and Bebel were charged with treason at the famous Leipzig trial in Match 1872 and sentenced to two years' imprisonment in a fortress.
Bebel's term expired on May 14, 1874, but six weeks later he was again jailed in Zwickau, Saxony, for another nine months, for "lèse majesté." He was finally released on April 1, 1875, coincidentally Bismarck's birthday.
The committee consisted of Wilhelm Hasenclever, Georg Wilhelm Hartmann and Karl de Rossi of the Lassalleans, and August Geib and Ignaz Auer of the Eisenachers.
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, the first General German Labour Congress was opened under the guidance of August Bebel and Wilhelm Liebknecht on 7 August 1869.
The so called “Eisenacher Programm” demanded among others the abolition of class power, a modern right to vote, free education in primary schools, independent courts and, therefore, the formation of a “free people’s state”.
The programmatic struggle between followers of Bebel and the Allgemeiner Deutscher Arbeiterverein (General German Labour Association — ADAV) resulted in a continuation of the congress the following day but without the ADAV.
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 Bolsheviks and War [Sam Marcy -- 1985]: Appendixes: Introduction
We showed it to Bebel, and he said, 'I cannot accept this, for otherwise the legal authorities will dissolve our organizations, and we are not going to risk this as long as there is not anything serious confronting us.'
The Eighth International Socialist Congress was held in Copenhagen, Denmark, from August 28 to September 3, 1910.
Notwithstanding that the Bolshevik resolution (see appendices) was rejected for a more pacifist-oriented one, the conference was of great significance as the first genuinely international gathering after the outbreak of the war.
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 August Bebel
Rio de Bebel; Brazilian music heir who flooded U.S. stores is back with her second CD.(ENTERTAINMENT) (Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN))
Bebel Gilberto rides next wave of bossa nova.(Metropolitan)(Life)(Music) (The Washington Times)
Bebel Gilberto Somerset House London oo999.(Features) (The Independent (London, England))
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 meanwhile, here in france...: two little tales from bremen
"Wie komme ich in der August Bebel Allee?"
"Hmmmm" (the nose is wriggling)" August Bebel klingt sehr Sozial Demokrat" (the mouth is turned down in disgust) " Varscheinlich in diese richtung..." (the hand waves towards the gutter).
I am going into town, contemplating buying Julian some clothes in 'Wormland Herren mode' but it is Sunday.
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 Bebel, August - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
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 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Bebel, August @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Bebel, August @ HighBeam Research
BEBEL, AUGUST [Bebel, August], 1840-1913, German Socialist leader.
Our archive contains millions of documents from thousands of sources and goes back over 23 years.
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 Maehl (1980) August Bebel, shadow emperor of the German workers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Maehl (1980) August Bebel, shadow emperor of the German workers
August Bebel, shadow emperor of the German workers
Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands; History; Socialists; Working class; Socialism; Biography; Germany; Bebel, August
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 Bebel, August on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bebel Gilberto rides next wave of bossa nova.(Metropolitan)(Life)(Music)
Rio de Bebel; Brazilian music heir who flooded U.S. stores is back with her second CD.(ENTERTAINMENT)
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 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 79051544   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Table of contents for August Bebel, shadow emperor of the German workers / William Harvey Maehl.
Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Bebel, August, 1840-1913, Socialists Germany Biography, Working class Germany Biography, Socialism Germany History, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands History
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 Socialist Workers' Party of Germany - Art History Online Reference and Guide
The Socialist Workers' Party of Germany, in German Sozialistische Arbeiterpartei Deutschlands, SAP / SAPD, has been the name of two political parties in Germany.
The first, which lasted from 1875 - 1890, was a left-wing German political party created in Gotha when Ferdinand Lassalle's ADAV merged with the SDAP formed by August Bebel and Wilhelm Liebknecht.
The party congress at which the unification of the Marxist "Eisenachers" of the SDAP and the more moderate Lassallians came about took place from June 22 - 27 1875.
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