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Auteur: Ealham, Chris
Titel: Anarchism and the City
Sub titel: Revolution and Counter-revolution in Barcelona, 1898–1937

`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.
2010, 304 pag., Euro 18,75
AK Press, Edinburgh, ISBN 9781849350129


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