Marxist works on US history (PDFs inside)

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Myself and others are involved in scanning old books, and some of them happen to do with US history from a Marxist perspective. I have permission from the publishers when I do scan them (when said publishing house/copyright still exists, that is.) Some books, however, I find online.

Due to this forum's character limit, there is only a limited number of books I can put in this one post. For a larger list see this link:

Labor History
* History of the Labor Movement in the United States (Volume 1: From Colonial Times to the Founding of the American Federation of Labor, Volume 2: From the Founding of the A. F. of L. to the Emergence of American Imperialism, Volume 3: The Policies and Practices of the American Federation of Labor 1900-1909, Volume 4: The Industrial Workers of the World, 1905-1917, Volume 5: The AFL in the Progressive Era, 1910-1915)
* Recent History of the Labor Movement in the United States (in three volumes: 1918-1939, 1939-1965, and 1965-1980)
* Labor Parties: 1827-1834
* Lincoln, Labor and Slavery
* William H. Sylvis and the National Labor Union
* The First International in America
* Gene Debs: The Story of a Fighting American (a biography of Eugene Debs)
* History of May Day (1947)
* Rebel Girl, autobiography of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn covering the years 1906-1926
* We Are Many, autobiography of Ella Reeve Bloor
* The History of the Shorter Workday
* The Workers in American History (1921)
* The CIA and American Labor: The Subversion of the AFL-CIO's Foreign Policy (1967)
* Rebellion in the Unions: A Handbook for Rank and File Action (1971)
* U.S. Labor and the Vietnam War
* The Fur and Leather Workers Union: Struggles and Achievements (1950)
* Trade Unionism in North Carolina: The Strike Against Reynolds Tobacco, 1947

History of the United States
* The Colonial Era
* The First American Revolution
* American Capitalism: 1607-1800
* The Struggle for American Freedom: The First Two Hundred Years
* Founding Fathers of the United States
* The Rise of the American Nation: 1789-1824
* Robert Owen in the United States
* Joseph Weydemeyer: Pioneer of American Socialism (bio of the first American Marxist, a Union Army Colonel during the Civil War)
* To Be Free: Studies in American Negro History
* The American Civil War
* Morale Education in the American Army: War for Independence, War of 1812, Civil War
* The Populist Movement in the United States (covering the period from the 1870s to 1912)
* The Day Is Coming: Life and Work of Charles E. Ruthenberg, 1882-1927 (biography of the founder of the CPUSA)
* The Era of McCarthyism
* Dare We Be Free? The Meaning of the Attempt To Outlaw the Communist Party
* Essays in the History of the American Negro
* Toward Negro Freedom
* The Unfolding Drama: Studies in U.S. History
* Afro-American History: The Modern Era
* Racism, Imperialism, & Peace: Selected Essays by Herbert Aptheker
* History of the USA since World War I (1976)
* Political Consciousness in the USA. Traditions and Evolution (1984)
* The US Two-Party System: past and present (1988)
* 200 Years of U.S. Constitutionalism: An Analysis of Basic Premises (1988)
* The Workingmen's Party of the United States: A History of the First Marxist Party in the Americas
* Labor Agitator: The Story of Albert R. Parsons
* USA: Imperialists and Anti-Imperialists (The Great Foreign Policy Debate at the Turn of the Century)
* Karl Liebknecht and the United States
* The Life and Times of Daniel De Leon
* The Jews in American History: 1654-1865
* Marxism In United States History Before the Russian Revolution
* American Youth Today (1973)
* Soul of the Republic: The Negro Today (1964)
* British Labor and the American Civil War
* Mary Brown: From Harper's Ferry to California
* Blacks in United States History
* The Life and Death of Martin Luther King
* Mark Twain: Social Critic
* Jack London: American Rebel
* 20th Century American Literature: A Soviet View (1976)
* Basics: For Peace, Democracy & Social Progress (collection of 1970s writings on domestic and foreign affairs by CPUSA leader Gus Hall)
* “One Continual Cry”: David Walker's Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World (1829-1830), Its Setting & Its Meaning
* Revolutionary Tracings in World Politics and Black Liberation (1974)
* Tijerina and the Land Grants: Mexican Americans in Struggle for Their Heritage
* Native Americans: The New Indian Resistance (1971)
* Hawaii: A Story of Imperialist Plunder (1934)
* Human Rights U.S. Style: From Colonial Times through the New Deal
* The Peril of Fascism (1938)
* Outline Political History of the Americas (covers the pre-colonial period up to the late 1940s)
* The Negro People in American History
* Lincoln's Third Party (on the origins of the Republican Party)
* War Elections: 1862-1864
* The Reign of Witches, The Struggle Against the Alien and Sedition Laws
* The Gentleman from Mississippi: Our First Negro Congressman, Hiram R. Revels
* Helen Keller: Her Socialist Years. Writings and Speeches
* Some Aspects of the Negro Question in the United States (1959)
* U.S. Negroes in Battle: From Little Rock to Watts (A Diary of Events—1957-1965)
* Ghetto Rebellion to Black Liberation (1968)
* Strategy for a Black Agenda: A Critique of New Theories of Liberation in the United States and Africa
* Class, Race and Black Liberation
* Harriet Tubman: Negro Soldier and Abolitionist
* Thaddeus Stevens
* Social Forces in American History (1911)
* History of Socialism in the United States (1910)
* Charles P. Steinmetz: Scientist and Socialist
* William Dean Howells and the Haymarket Era
* John Swinton: American Radical
* The World of C. Wright Mills (a friendly critique of his views)
* Rulers of America: A Study of Finance Capital (1936)
* Monopoly in the United States (1942)
* The Cartel System (1946)
* The Nature of Capitalism (1946)
* The Palmer Raids
* High Treason: The Plot Against the People (1950)
* History of the Communist Party of the United States from 1952, which has various chapters on democratic, labor and socialist movements throughout American history.

Collections of Writings
* Marx and Engels on the United States
* Letters to Americans, 1848-1895: A Selection (letters of Marx and Engels)
* On the United States of America (basically everything Lenin ever wrote about it)
* George Washington: Selections from His Writings
* Samuel Adams: Selections from His Writings
* Frederick Douglass: Selections from His Writings
* Abraham Lincoln: Selections from His Writings
* Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Selections from His Writings

Americans and the USSR
* American Policy Toward Russia Since 1917: A Study of Diplomatic History, International Law & Public Opinion (1928, the author wasn't a Marxist but still sympathetic to Soviet arguments in foreign affairs)
* We Can Be Friends: Origins of the Cold War (1952)
* Lenin's Impact on the United States
* The Bolshevik Revolution: Its Impact on American Radicals, Liberals, and Labor
* Project Kuzbas: American Workers in Siberia (1921-1926)
* They Came to Stay: North Americans in the U.S.S.R. (1987)
* Harold M. Ware (1890-1935): Agricultural Pioneer, U.S.A. and U.S.S.R.
* Soviet-U.S. Relations, 1933-1942
* The Story of American-Soviet Relations, 1917-1959 (author wasn't a Marxist, but was pro-Soviet)

You can find all the other books myself and others have scanned on subjects unrelated to the USA here: click.

Can't thank you enough for this, comrade.

Scanned a new work: History of the USA since World War I (written by two Soviet historians in 1976.)

Interesting stuff

Another book has been scanned: Gene Debs: The Story of a Fighting American

A short 1943 history of the US populist movement, as well as a three-volume Soviet history of the US labor movement covering 1918-1980, are en route in the mail to be scanned as well.


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