Communards  The Story of the Paris Commune of 1871, As Told By Those Who Fought for It Cover

Communards: The Story of the Paris Commune of 1871, As Told By Those Who Fought for It

ISBN/ASIN: 0980542898,9780980542899 | 2010 | English | pdf | 302/152 pages | 99.9 Mb
Publisher: Marxists Internet Archive Publ | Author: et al Mitchell Abidor Edouard Vaillant

Communards: The Story of the Paris Commune of 1871, As Told by those Who Fought for It. Texts selected, edited, and translated by Mitchell Abidor. Published by Marxists Internet Archive Publications, 2010. In this unique collection of texts translated into English for the first time, we hear the genuine voices of the Paris Commune of 1871. Every Communard drew something different from the experience of the Commune, and "Communards" allows all of them to have their say. "If socialism wasn't born of the Commune, it is from the Commune that dates that portion of international revolution that no longer wants to give battle in a city in order to be surrounded and crushed, but which instead wants, at the head of the proletarians of each and every country, to attack national and international reaction and put an end to the capitalist regime." – Edouard Vaillant, a member of the Paris Commune. Documents include the records of stormy meetings of the Commune deciding on the execution of hostages, minutes of meetings of the First International throughout the siege as well as reminiscences of participants written down 25 years after the event. Much of this would be new to French-speakers; it is all new for those who do not normally read in the French language. No history of the Commune may be written in the future without reference to "Communards." Communards is available only through Erythrós Press and Media and all proceeds go towards the operations of the Marxists Internet Archive.

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