Execution of Paris Communards Foreshadowed Mass Murders of 20th Century

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Publisher:  truthout
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.

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