Execution of Paris Communards Foreshadowed Mass Murders of 20th Centuryhttp://truth-out.org/progressivepicks/item/28813-execution-of-paris-communards-foreshadowed-mass-murders-of-20th-century
Date Written: 01/02/2015
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number: CX17293
The short-lived Paris Commune of 1871 lasted only a little more than two months before being ruthlessly crushed. A new book by Yale Professor John Merriman, "Massacre: The Life and Death of the Paris Commune," provides a remarkably detailed account of the uprising that Karl Marx hailed as the first working-class revolution.