Reiner Tosstorff. Workers’ resistance against Nazi Germany at the International Labour Conference 1933.

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Reiner Tosstorff. Workers’ resistance against Nazi Germany at the International Labour Conference 1933.

Ginebra: International Labour Organization, 2013.

Título original: Wilhelm Leuschner gegen Robert Ley. Ablehnung der Nazi-Diktatur durch die Internationale Arbeitskonferenz 1933 in Genf.

Contents

Preface

1 – Introduction

2 – The context: world economic crisis, fascism and the situation of the International Labour Organization

3 – Workers’ delegate Wilhelm Leuschner’s role in the run-up to the June 1933 ILC

4 – The “Third Reich” delegation

5 – Conference prelude: a question of credentials

6 – Robert Ley’s racist outbursts and growing resistance at the ILC

7 – Tug of war between Berlin and Geneva – the German delegation withdraws

8 – The Nazi propaganda machine starts up

9 – The discussion of the 40-hour week

10 – The International Labour Conference after the German pull-out: a resolution on refugees

11 – Wilhelm Leuschner’s arrest and resistance

12 – Conclusion

Selected readings

Appendix

1 – IFTU protest against the credentials of the German Workers’ delegation

2 – Discussion of Robert Ley’s credentials as German Workers’ delegate

3 – Discussion of a resolution on behalf of Jewish refugees from Germany

4 – Discussion of the forty-hour work week

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