The Cnt In The Spanish Revolution: Volume 3 by JosÚ PeiratsThe Cnt In The Spanish Revolution: Volume 3 by JosÚ Peirats

The Cnt In The Spanish Revolution: Volume 3

byJosÚ PeiratsEditorChris Ealham

Paperback | April 1, 2012

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A careful chronicle of political change and hope in 1930s Spain, this staggering work examines how the Confederación Nacional del Trabajo (CNT), rose up against the oppressive structures of Spanish society. Documenting a history of revolution that failed at the hands of its enemies on both the reformist left and reactionary right, this intelligent account covers all areas of the anarchist experience—from the spontaneous militias and the revolutionary collectives to the moral dilemmas occasioned by the clash of revolutionary ideals and the stark reality of the war effort. Passionately written and carefully indexed, this edition is the only in-depth English-language text available and converts the work into a usable tool for historians and anarchists alike.
Volume 3 tells of the CNT's last push for the anarchist revolution in Spain and the crushing defeat of the wide-ranging activities of the CNT. An additional chapter, "The History of Spanish Anarchism in the English Language," is included.
José Peirats joined the anarcho-syndicalist CNT at the age of 14 and became one of the great intellectuals of the Spanish anarchist movement. He is the author of Anarchists in the Spanish Revolution. Chris Ealham has spent more than 20 years researching Spain's anarchist and anarcho-syndicalists movements. He is the author of Anarchism...
Title:The Cnt In The Spanish Revolution: Volume 3Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:296 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.7 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:April 1, 2012Publisher:PM PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604862092

ISBN - 13:9781604862096


Editorial Reviews

“For those whose field of study is modern Spain, this is indeed an obligatory purchase. Given that this edition has been indexed and footnoted it may prove more useful to scholars than the original Spanish-language editions.”  —Kate Sharpley Library