The Commune of Paris
is a capital event in French history, the importance and impact of which is still being debated--its symbolic value cannot be underestimated.
French librettist and novelist Halevy (1834-1908) recorded his observations of and reactions to the suppression of the Commune of Paris
Fleeing the Commune of Paris
in 1871, Babette arrives in a small Norwegian town, where she is taken in as a servant in the home of Martine and Philippa, two elderly daughters of the town's late minister who maintain the austere lifestyle of their father's sect.
Thus we get: the history of Nestor Makhno, Durruti and the Commune of Paris
by Spain Rodriguez; the revolt of Kronstadt, and that of the Alsatian 'rustauds' by Fremion and Volny; the history of the Wobblies by Steve Stiles; a portrait of Benjamin Peret as a militant by Melinda Gebbie and Adam Cornford.