Ready for Revolution

The CNT Defense Committees in Barcelona, 1933-1938
Product Number: EB00651916
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781849351430
Publisher: AK Press
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Seeing the writing on the wall, one of Spain's largest unions began secretly arming workers throughout the country. The anarcho-syndicalist union evolved from overseeing workers' defense to organizing armed resistance to the Fascist coup. From there, it administered entire militias and finally coordinated industrial self-management and food distribution, leading a revolution within the Spanish Civil War. A fascinating new history and a lively narrative of ordinary men and women making history. AgustIn GuillamOn is an independent historian and the author of The Friends of Durruti Group, 1937-39 and The Committees Revolution.

Author(s): Agustin Guillamon
Original Publish Date: Jan 20, 2014

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