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Ready for Revolution, Agustín Guillamón

Reviewer: Wouter van Dijkready_for_revolution

Ready for Revolution. The CNT Defense Committees in Barcelona 1933-38, Agustín Guillamón

AK Press, Oakland, Edinburgh, Baltimore 2014
ISBN: 978-1-84935-142-3

Paperback, with illustrations in black and white, appendices, bibliography, glossary and index
261 pages
$14,95 / €17,99

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The May Events and their problem for historiography


cnt-poumThere is perhaps no subject among historians writing on the Spanish Civil War today that divides them more than do the May Events of 1937. Did these mark the end of anarchy and chaos on the Republican side or the beginning of a Stalinist-inspired counterrevolution? To be fair, some point can be made for both of the opposing views.

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