James Connolly : Collected Works Vol 1 & 2

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This is the Collected Works of James Connolly Volumes 1 and 2


With an introduction by Michael O'Riordan.   
Volume one at 513 pages includes; 

Labour in Irish History 
The Re-conquest of Ireland
Socialism and Nationalism, a selection from the writings of Connolly
Introduction: James Connolly and Irish Nationalism by Desmond Ryan
Socialism and Nationalism 
Patriotism and Labour 
Socialism and Irish Nationalism 
The Men We Honour 
Socialism in Ireland 
The Fighting Race
Physical force in Irish Politics

The Language Movement
Parnellism and Labour
British Labour and Irish Politicians
John E Redmond: His Strengths and Weaknesses
Wee Joe Devlin
The Irish Masses in History
Sinn Fein, Socialism and the Nation
Arms and the Man
The Liberals and Ulster
North-East Ulster
The First Hint of Partition
Labour and the Proposed Partition of Ireland
The Exclusion of Ulster
Ireland and Ulster: An Appeal
The Solidarity of Labour
The Latest Massacre in Dublin
Our Duty in the Crisis
On German Militarism
The War upon the German Nation
The German or the British Empire?
The Real Situation in Ireland
The Friends of Small Nationalities
Some Perverted Battle Lines 
Ruling by Fooling
Redmond Cannot Deliver the Goods
A Forward Policy for Volunteers
The Ballot or the Barricades
The Hope of Ireland
Rally for Labour
Courtsmartial and Revolution


The Irish Socialist Republican Party, 1896
Declaration of Principles, Irish Socialist Federation, 1908
The Socialist Party of Ireland, 1910-1911
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 1897
Coronation of King Edward VII, 1902
Visit of King George V, 1911
I.L.P. of Ireland, 'Ireland Upon the Dissecting Table', 1914
War. What it Means to You, (Irish Citizen Army, Belfast, 1914)
Appeal to the Irish Working Class, 1914

James Connolly, An Appreciation by Robert Lynd
Soviet Historian Professor Artemy D Kolpakov on Connolly
Biographical notes

Volume Two at 488 pages includes: 

Labour and Easter Week
Introduction by William O'Brien
The Roots of Modern War
The South African War (1899-1902)
British and Russian Imperialism
Socialism and Imperialism
A Continental Revolution 
A Martyr for Conscience Sake
Connolly's Speech om War's Outbreak
Can Warfare be Civilised?
Revolutionary Unionism and War
James Keir Hardie
A Labour Day Speech in Dublin
Our Disappearing Liberties
Why the Citizen Army Honours Rossa
The Man and the Cause
Ireland's Travail and Ireland's Resurrection
The Party verses the People
God Help the Poor Irish
In Praise of Empire
A War for Civilisation!
For the Citizen Army
Recruiting the Irish Citizen Army
Ireland-Disaffected or Revolutionary
The Manchester Martyrs
'Trust Your Leaders'
Economic Conscription
Two Fateful Christmas Weeks
The Volunteers of '82
What is Our Programme?
What is a Free Nation?
The Slums and the Trenches 
The Days of March
The Slackers
The National Festival
The Call To Arms
The Irish Flag
Last Statement of James Connolly

The Workers' Republic; 
Introduction by William McMullen
Let us Free Ireland!
Peasant Proprietorship and Socialism
The Irish Land Question
Father Finlay, S.J., and Socialism
Wood Quay War, Election Address 
Labour Representation
Capitalism and the Irish Small Farmers
'Roman Catholicism and Socialism'
Ballots, Bullets, or -
A New Labour Policy
Industrialism and the Trade Unions 
Labour and Policies in Ireland
Sweatshops behind the Orange Flag
Belfast Labour Meeting and the Home Rule Bill
Dock Ward Belfast, Election Address
To the Linen Slaves of Belfast
The Humours of Politics
The Dublin Lockout: on the Eve
Statement of the Workers' Case for Askwith Inquiry
Glorious Dublin!
The Children, the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union and the Archbishop
Importation v. Deportation
A Titanic Struggle
A Fiery Cross or Christmas Bells
The Isolation of Dublin
A Lesson from Dublin
The Lenten Pastorals: A Challenge 
Labour in the New Irish Parliament 
Election Manifesto for Home Rule Parliament
'Disturbed Dublin'
The Dublin Lockout and Its Sequel
College Green: A Labour Candidate
Manifesto to Electors of College Green
After the Battle
Dublin Trade and Dublin Strikes
The programme of Labour
Labour, Nationality and Religion

Insurrectionary Warfare  

Appendix to Volume Two;
Biographical notes



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    James Connolly,Collected works

    Posted by Joe McMillan on 25th Jul 2020

    Excellent 2 volume account of James Connolly from early notes to later speeches and writings. Great Value for 2 impressive volumes

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