The Anarchist Expropriators

Buenaventura Durruti and Argentina's Working-Class Robin Hoods
Product Number: EB00651939
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781849352246
Publisher: AK Press
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Description

Osvaldo Bayer's study of working-class retribution, set between 1919 and 1936, chronicles hair-raising robberies, bombings, and tit-for-tat murders conducted by Argentina's working men. Intense repression of labor organizations, newspapers, and meeting places by authorities set off a wave of illegal acts meant to secure funds and settle scores. Escaping similar repression at home, future Spanish Civil War hero Buenaventura Durruti joins the cast on a spree of robberies, ending in a narrow escape back to Europe. Osvaldo Bayer is an anarchist pacifist, author, and screenwriter living in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is the author of Rebellion in Patagonia (forthcoming from AK Press).

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Author(s): Osvaldo Bayer
Original Publish Date: Dec 21, 2015

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