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Ready for Revolution: The CNT Defense Committees in Barcelona, 1933-1938by Agustin Guillamon
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Seeing the writing on the wall, one of Spain's largest unions began secretly arming workers throughout the country. The anarcho-syndicalist union evolved from overseeing workers' defense to organizing armed resistance to the Fascist coup. From there, it administered entire militias and finally coordinated industrial self-management and food distribution, leading a revolution within the Spanish Civil War. A fascinating new history and a lively narrative of ordinary men and women making history.
Agustín Guillamón is an independent historian and the author of The Friends of Durruti Group, 1937–39 and The Committees Revolution.
An armed, clandestine, union committee evolves into the revolutionary vanguard.
About the Author
Agustín Guillamón: Guillamón is an independent historian and author of The Friends of Durruti Group, 193739 and The Committees Revolution.
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History and Social Science » Europe » Spain and Portugal » Spanish Civil War