Massacre : the life and death of the Paris Commune /

"The Paris Commune lasted for only 64 days in 1871, but during that short time it gave rise to some of the grandest political dreams of the nineteenth century--before culminating in horrific violence. Following the disastrous French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War, hungry and politically dise...

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Main Author: Merriman, John M.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York, NY : Basic Books, [2014]
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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue
  • War and the Collapse of the Empire
  • The Birth of the Commune
  • Masters of Their Own Lives
  • The Commune Versus the Cross
  • The Battle Turns Against the Communards
  • Bloody Week Begins
  • Death Comes to the Archbishop
  • The Courts-Martial at Work
  • Massacre
  • Prisoners of Versailles
  • Remembering.