The CNT in the Spanish Revolution Volume 1

Peirats, Jose
Publisher:  PM Press
Year Published:  2011  
Pages:  432pp   ISBN:  978-1-60486-207-2
Inactive Serial

Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX21171

A comprehensive history of the years of political change and hope in 1930s Spain when the so-called 'Generation of '36' rose up against the oppressive structures of Spanish society.

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Publisher's Description: José Peirats' account is effectively the official CNT history of the war, passionate, partisan but, above all, intelligent. Its huge sweeping canvas covers all areas of the anarchist experience -- the spontaneous militias, the revolutionary collectives, the moral dilemmas occasioned by the clash of revolutionary ideals and the stark reality of the war effort against Franco and his German Nazi and Italian Fascist allies.

This new edition is carefully indexed in a way that converts the work into a usable tool for historians and makes it much easier for the general reader to dip in with greater purpose and pleasure.