The Society takes an interest in every aspect of human history from the earliest social formations to modern society, its culture and political activities. We encourage anyone with an interest in our history to join us and participate in our activities. The Society is particularly interested in the struggles of labour, women, progressive and peace movements throughout the world, as well as the movements and achievements of working class communities, colonial peoples, black people, and other oppressed groups seeking social justice, human dignity and liberation.
Socialist History Public Meeting
Dr Mary Cox
November 16th 2pm
Red Lion Hall,
Basement, Tresham House, Red Lion Square,
entrance via Lamb’s Conduit Passage by Conway Hall, Holborn, WC1R 4RE
At the outbreak of the First World War, Great Britain quickly took steps to initiate a naval blockade against Germany. Read on ...
Treason: Rebel Warriors and Internationalist Traitors
Edited by Steve Cushion and Christian Høgsbjerg
An Occasional Publication from The Socialist History Society
Book Launch 14th November 2019 6:30pm
1 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QE
£2 on the door, includes a glass of wine
Available for £5 + p&p [£1.50 in UK, £5 to Rest of World] – for more details please contact Steve Cushion on s.cushion23[a]gmail.com – you will be able to pay by bank transfer, paypal or cheque. Read on ...
The Start of the Cold War in Latin America
by Steve Cushion
Socialist History Society Occasional Publication 39
The Cold War started early in Cuba, with anti-communist purges of the trade unions already under way by 1947. Corruption and government intervention succeeded in removing the left-wing leaders of many unions but, in those sectors where this approach failed, gunmen linked to the ruling party shot and killed a dozen leading trade union militants, including the General Secretary of the Cuban Sugar Workers’ Federation. Read on ...