This is a book about what it meant to be a socialist in Western Europe for the generation which came to maturity after World War I. It attempts to capture the subjective aspect of the socialist experience through interviews conducted with socialist leaders who held a significant place in the movement from the 1930s on.
Table of Contents
List of Abbreviations. -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER ONE -- DANIEL MAYER AND FRENCH SOCIALISM -- Introduction -- Interview with Daniel Mayer -- Glossary -- CHAPTER TWO -- JEF RENS AND BELGIAl~ SOCIALISM -- Introduction -- Interview with Jef Rens -- Glossary -- CHAPTER THREE -- RICCARDO LOMBARDI AND ITALIAN SOCIALISM -- Introduction -- Interview with Riccardo Lornbardi -- Glossary -- CHAPTER FOUR -- SOCIALISM IN SCANDINAVIA -- Introduction -- Interview with Tage Erlander -- Interview with Sigrid Ekendahl -- Interview with Trygve Brattel1 -- CHAPTER FIVE -- BRUNO KREISKY AND AUSTRIAN SOCIALISM -- Introduction -- Interview with Bruno Kreisky -- CHAPTER SIX -- MICHAEL FOOT AND THE BRITISH LABOUR PARTY -- Introduction -- Interview with Michael Foot -- Glossary.
Steven Kramer is associate professor of history at the University of New Mexico. He recently received the International Affairs Fellowship from the Council on Foreign Relations and is also working for the Department of State as a specialist in international political movements.