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The Paris Commune

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Donny Gluckstein | Publisher : Haymarket Books

ISBN 10 : 9781608461189
ISBN 13 : 1608461181

In 1871, the workers of Paris took control of the city. When they established the world's first workers' democracy, they found no blueprints or precedents for how to run their city..


The Paris Commune 1871

Pub Date : 2014-06-11 | Author : Robert Tombs | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317883852
ISBN 13 : 1317883853

The Paris Commune was the biggest and last popular revolution in western Europe - ending the cycle of revolutions that started in 1789. The Parisians, reeling from defeat in the Fr..


Surmounting The Barricades

Pub Date : 2004-11-12 | Author : Carolyn J. Eichner | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 0253111102
ISBN 13 : 9780253111104

This book vividly evokes radical women's integral roles within France's revolutionary civil war known as the Paris Commune. It demonstrates the breadth, depth, and impact of commun..


Organizing Independence

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : Gonzalo J. S¾nchez | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 0803242557
ISBN 13 : 9780803242555

One need only remember the role of Jacques Louis David in the French Revolution of 1789 and the quasi-official status of art in French national history to understand the prominence..



Commemorating Trauma

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Peter Starr | Publisher : Fordham Univ Press

ISBN 10 : 0823226034
ISBN 13 : 9780823226030

The bloody events of the Paris Commune in 1871 traumatized France as much as the Kennedy assassination or September 11 have traumatized America. In this important study of cultural..


Writings On The Paris Commune

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Karl Marx | Publisher : Red & Black Pub

ISBN 10 : 193494128X
ISBN 13 : 9781934941287

The Paris Commune in 1871 played a key role in the development of socialist thought. In the midst of a seige by German troops, the workers of Paris rose in revolt and established t..