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Paris Commune A Revolution in Democracy

ISBN-10: 1608461181

ISBN-13: 9781608461189

Edition: 2011

Authors: Donny Gluckstein

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Book details

List price: $25.50
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication date: 8/5/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.88" long x 0.65" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Donny Gluckstein is a lecturer in history at Stevenson College, Edinburgh. He is the author of several books on Marxist history.

Introduction
The Commune's Achievements
The Revolution of March 18, 1871
A New Power
Running the Great City
The Commune in Action
A New Foundation for Social and Economic Relations
The �Petroleuses�: The Commune and Women's Liberation
The Triumph of Reason
The Commune's Internationalism
The Commune's Legal System
�The Inauguration of Luxury�
�A Gigantic Liberation of the Word�
The Proclamation
The Capital of the Human Race
The Place
The Power: Second Empire
The People
The Politics
War and Siege
From Republic to Commune
The September 4 Revolution
The Government of National Defense
Contradictions of Wartime Politics
The Siege
The Idea of a Commune
A New Type of Mass Power
The National Assembly versus Paris
Fighting the Civil War
Beyond the Walls
What Is to Be Done about Versailles? March 19-31
The First Days of the Communal Council
The Federals and Their Opponents
The War Delegates
The Home Front: Freedom versus Authority
The Middle Class under the Commune
The Hostage Decree
The Commune and the Issue of �Terror�
The Committee of Public Safety
Bloody Week
The Communard Resistance
Unholy Alliance: The Commune's Enemies
Defeat and Massacre
Interpretations: Critics and Champions
The Commune as Municipal or Community Politics
Anarchism: The Commune as the Abolition of Politics
The Feminist Critique
�Twilight or Dawn�?
Champions: The Marxist Tradition and the Commune
Notes
Appendixes
Chronology
Principal Figures
�The Internationale�
Map of Paris, 1871
Index