Soviets, councils, etc.03 Oct 1994 12:03
Theoretical justification. Experiments in their use, esp. in Germany and Hungary. The ``ward'' system of Thomas Jefferson.
Hannah Arendt comes out in favor of some sort of soviet or council system in her book On Revolution, for utterly impenetrable reasons.
- Avrich, Kronstadt 1921 DK 265.8 K7 A88 [Kronstadt is an island navel base off the coast from St. Petersburg a.k.a. Leningrad, and was one of the centers of the Soviet movement in 1917; it rebelled against the Bolsheviks in 1921 and was crushed by the Red Army under Trotsky.]
- Israel Getzler, Kronstadt 1917--1921: The Fate of a Soviet Democracy DK265.8 K7 G47