Abel Paz (–) was a Spanish anarchist and historian who fought in the Spanish Civil War and wrote multiple volumes on anarchist history, including a biography of Buenaventura Durruti, an influential anarchist during the war. The new, unabridged translation of the definitive biography of Spanish revolutionary and military strategist, Buenaventura Durruti. Abel Paz. Abel Paz. Durruti in the Spanish Revolution. Afterward by. José Luis Gutiérrez Molina. Translated to English by Chuck Morse.

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In this era of Occupy Wall Street, I can’t think durrugi a more terribly relevant book. You have no items in your cart. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Durruti in the Spanish Revolution”.

Steven Chang marked it as to-read Jul 11, Refresh and try again. But Abel Paz, who fought alongside Durruti in the Spanish Civil War, has given apz much more than an account of a single man s life.

Durruti in the Spanish Revolution

Jon rated it really liked it Feb 19, Feb 14, Tyler Anderson rated it really liked durrti Shelves: Abel Paz was born in Goodreads helps you keep track of books pwz want to read.

Viva Madrid Without Government. Durruti certainly exhibited a religious belief in the working classes to handle their own destiny as well as his equal treatment and respect of women in the revolution. Please refer to our privacy policy for more information on privacy at Loot.


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He participated in media accounts of the war through his physical decline and death. But can the Republic resolve those and other pressing problems?

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View all 6 comments. Chuck Morse Goodreads Author Translation. The Durruti Column in Durruuti. Los Errantes in Buenos Aires in I guess the absl sort of expects the audience to be more or less familiar with the events and important chara This book is remarkably difficult to follow. Sandra rated it liked it Mar 24, Dude, this book rocks.

This book very nonchalantly makes this sort of historical revisionism completely untenable. Written with a thorough and sympathetic understanding of the anarchist ideals that motivated Durruti, this is an amazing and exhaustive study of an incredible man and his life-long fight against totalitarianism in both its capitalist and Stalinist forms.

Del marked it as to-read Abrl 05, Sugarpunksattack Mick marked it as to-read Durryti 29, And it’s hard not to admire Durruti the man as well as the myth. Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. To ask other readers questions about Durruti in the Spanish Revolutionplease sign up. Well written, with surprisingly few typos and in-depth chronicling of durruti’s life before and during the revolution.


Retrieved October 16, And probably no less notorious for his part in robbing banks to fund the movement, and in the anarchist insurrections of the s. Abel Paz’s magnificent biography resurrects the very soul of Spanish anarchism.

It’s pure hero worship with the added feature of trying to convince you that it’s not hero worship. Want to Read saving…. The Crossing of the Manzanares River. He wrote a four-volume memoir and spoke with young libertarians about his experiences. Durruti is a fascinating, brilliant character – lots of righteous potshots taken at Communists and Republicans as well, the bougie bastards.

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Some of it might be a translation issue the book was written in Spanishbut take names for example. AK Press Ryan Ave.

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Durruti in the Spanish Revolution by Abel Paz

Stuart marked it as to-read Mar 03, Feb 17, Aidan Chamberlain rated it really liked it. My library Help Advanced Book Search. During vurruti s he fought both in the French resistance to Hitler and the Spanish Anarchist resistance to Franco.