Anarchism and the City: Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Barcelona, 1898-1937 by Chris EalhamAnarchism and the City: Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Barcelona, 1898-1937 by Chris Ealham

Anarchism and the City: Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Barcelona, 1898-1937

byChris Ealham

Paperback | April 1, 2010

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Anarchism and the City is a fascinating look at four decades of tension preceding the Spanish Civil War, and the actors in competition for control of social and economic space in the expanding industrial city of Barcelona-host to the largest anarchist movement in Europe's history. This history from below" examines the burgeoning public sphere of working-class life and its relationship to the State, industrial bourgeoisie, and professional classes. Unemployment, rent strikes, and rising food prices are the backdrop to this laboratory of emergent urbanism.Chris Ealham is a lecturer at Saint Louis University in Madrid and co-editor ofThe Splintering of Spain. Anarchism and the City is a fascinating look at four decades of tension preceding the Spanish Civil War, and the actors in competition for control of social and economic space in the expanding industrial city of Barcelona-host to the largest anarchist movement in Europe's history. This history "from below" examines the burgeoning public sphere of working-class life and its relationship to the State, industrial bourgeoisie, and professional classes. Unemployment, rent strikes, and rising food prices are the backdrop to this laboratory of emergent urbanism.Chris Ealham is a lecturer at Saint Louis University in Madrid and co-editor ofThe Splintering of Spain. "
Chris Ealham is a lecturer at Saint Louis University in Madrid, Spain. He is co-editor of The Splintering of Spain: Historical Perspectives on the Spanish Civil War.
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Title:Anarchism and the City: Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Barcelona, 1898-1937Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:284 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:April 1, 2010Publisher:Ak PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1849350124

ISBN - 13:9781849350129

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