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Bax began to attend positivist meetings as a result of the inspiration he took from the republicans of the Paris Commune.
It should be required reading for all interested in the Paris Commune, the French revolutionary tradition, and theories of urban radicalism.
4) Unanimously presented as an immoral project, the Paris Commune linked seemingly disparate Canadian publications, transcending language, religion, and political allegiances.
Yet despite his efforts, the Paris Commune of 1871 erupted in the wake of the Franco-Prussian war.
The final forging of German unity was achieved on the battlefield first by a war Bismarck imposed on Austria over an otherwise obscure issue concerning the principality of Schleswig-Holstein on the Danish frontier, then by a bloody and protracted fight picked with Napoleon III of France, the Franco- Prussian War that gave rise to the Paris Commune.
The bulk of The Communist Hypothesis is devoted to a reading of the Paris Commune, the Cultural Revolution in China, and May '68.
There was the stupid war of 1870 that lost Alsace and chunks of Lorraine, the Paris Commune and its bloody repression.
Irving and Cahill, however, zero in on two particular stained glass windows, discerning in images commissioned for the Centenary of New South Wales the democratic sensibilities of Lucien Henry, a refugee from the Paris Commune.
The Impressionists' approach is considered in relation to artists across the stylistic spectrum who captured the spirit of transformation sweeping Paris in the 1870s, a force that was driven by the desire for renewal after the disastrous Franco-Prussian War and suppression of the Paris Commune, the impact of naturalism in literature and the expansion of the middle class and its leisure time.
The voices that were raised in the Egyptian People's Council calling on the security bodies to open fire on the protestors on April 6 and the activities that followed can be linked to the positions and actions of the French politician Adolphe Thiers during the Paris Commune in 1871.
We conjure it up in the Paris Commune (a seminal influence for Debord); hear it in Johnny Rotten's "NO FUTURE NO FUTURE" and Pere Ubu's "30 Seconds Over Tokyo"; see it in the riots of Watts; follow it in Bernadette Corporation's detournement of Michelle Bernstein's novel, All the King's Horses, written at the same time as these letters (Bernstein was Debord's first wife).
Periods of reaction, however violent and sudden, such as the overthrow of the Paris Commune, are not events, but acts of barbarism.