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There were waves of revolution across Europe in 1830 and 1848 before the Paris Commune in 1871.
The Paris Commune lasted from its official creation on 28 March until its repression on 28 May.
The example of the Paris Commune still yields gains in knowledge
Still more pertinent to the historical juncture in which Rimbaud was (re)writing "Les Effares" is the fact that among the tangible social reforms that the Paris Commune was able to enact before its brutal repression, (14) one finds precisely a response to this very political grievance.
Yet despite his efforts, the Paris Commune of 1871 erupted in the wake of the Franco-Prussian war.
1871 The Paris Commune, a new form of government, briefly took control of France.
Courbet joined the Paris Commune of 1871 and--following the collapse of the revolutionary government--was accused of complicity in the destruction of the Vendome column, ordered to pay a huge line for its reconstruction, and imprisoned.
Anarchy and Art: From the Paris Commune to the Fall of the Berlin Wall Allan Antliff Arsenal Pulp Press 216 pages, softcover ISBN 9781551522180
The Women Incendiaries a historical analysis of the role women played during the Paris commune of 1871.
During the Paris Commune of 1871, communards assumed responsibility for administration of the Bibliotheque Nationale.
In 1871, during the last days of the Paris Commune, fierce fighting spread through the graveyard.
Its best-known picture may be its last one, The New Babylon (1929), a tale of the Paris Commune that suffered from heavy government interference but enjoyed a score by the young Dimitri Shostakovich.