Communards of Paris, 1871
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Communards of Paris, 1871 by Stewart Edwards

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English


  • Paris -- Histoire -- 1871, Commune

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StatementWith 39 illustrations
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p. ;
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22213284M

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  When one studies the history of the Paris Commune of one can learn something new even though from the perspective of revolutionary strategy the Communards made virtually every mistake in the by: The seventy-three-day Paris Commune of , the largest urban insurrection in modern history, was a prelude to the revolutions of this century. Eyewitness reports, accounts of participants, and archival documents are used by the author to illustrate the many facets of a revolution that was unplanned, unguided and formless. [Book jacket]. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available The Communards of Paris, Stewart Edwards. Cornell University Press, Jun 1, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. Communards book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Communards: The Story of the Paris Commune of , As Told by those Who Fought.

For eight days the people of Paris fought in the streets, bravely defending their new order. On , the Communards took their final stand in Pere Lachaise Cemetery. Having defeated the Commune, the capitalist government wreaked a hideous revenge. The rich returned from Versailles to watch the slaughter of the Communards and cheer.   The Paris Commune was a popular-led democratic government that ruled Paris from March 18 to Inspired by the Marxist politics and revolutionary goals of the International Workingmen's Organization (also known as the First International), workers of Paris united to overthrow the existing French regime which had failed to protect the city from Prussian siege, and formed the . The Communards (French:) were members and supporters of the short-lived Paris Commune formed in the wake of the Franco-Prussian War and France's defeat. French Army regulars pose at a captured Communard barricade at the Boulevard Voltaire.   The Paris Commune was a radical, popular led government that ruled Paris from 18 March to 28 May, It occurred in the wake of France’s defeat .

Get this from a library! The communards of Paris, [Stewart Edwards; Paul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress);] -- The spirit of an event consecrated in anarchist legend is captured in these documents. The seventy-three-day Paris Commune of , the largest urban insurrection in modern history, was a prelude to. The Communards of Paris, [Stewart Edwards;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stewart Edwards. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Commune of Paris, (), insurrection of Paris against the French government from March 18 to It occurred in the wake of France’s defeat in the Franco-German War and the collapse of Napoleon III’s Second Empire (–70). The National Assembly, which was elected in February to. The Paris Commune (French: Commune de Paris, pronounced [kɔmyn də paʁi]) was a radical socialist, anti-religious, and revolutionary government that ruled Paris from 18 March to 28 May The Franco-Prussian War had led to the capture of Emperor Napoleon III in September , the collapse of the Second French Empire, and the beginning of the Third : 18 March – 28 May