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"A Worker looks at History"

March 21, 2012 20:30

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Venue:  Community Central Halls, 304 Maryhill Road, Glasgow G20 7YE

Directions:  About seven minutes walk north from St.George's Cross SPT subway station


Speaker:  Richard Donnelly

Many people look at history as a dull academic subject; like Henry Ford they may say "history is bunk", although it should be noted that when he said that he was referring to the notion that history was just the recording of the acts of kings, queens and great men.

If that was the case then it would indeed be bunk.

The viewpoint known as the Materialist Conception of History is central to the world viewpoint of the SPGB, so the speaker will:-

1. Outline the basic viewpoint
2. Correct some illusions about the MC of H
3. Discuss the role of the class struggle

Free entry

All welcome


Email Contact email: spgb@worldsocialism.org