First International

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First International

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an association of socialists and labour leaders founded in London in 1864 and dissolved in Philadelphia in 1876. Official name: International Workingmen's Association
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In my opinion, the purview covered by Zurbrugg's anthology catches Bakunin at what was his most interesting time: his (failed) struggle to identify with the trajectory of the International Working Men's Association led by Marx, culminating in his resignation.
The theorists of the International Working Men's Association (or First International), according to Forman, approached the national question from the perspectives of radical democracy and international labour solidarity.
It was the year 1864 when Karl Marx, Frederick Engels along with the working class leaders of Britain and America established an international organisation of the workers which was named as the International Working Men's Association. In history it is known as the First International.

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