Anarchist Encounters : Russia in Revolution Paperback / softback
There was a general rejoicing when the regime of Tsar Nicholas II fell in February 1917, a new era of liberty dawned.
But what would come next?This book presents sketches of encounters in the new Russia.* Emma Goldman relates her experiences of daily life, her meeting with Peter Kropotkin and tells the story of the life of Maria Spiridonova, a famous SR activist who escaped from a mental hospital where she had been locked up.* Gaston Leval and Angel Pestana were members of a delegation from the Spanish CNT union and reported back on what they found, especially how trade unions functioned with policeman keeping order in union meetings.
Armando Borghi tells of a meeting with Victor Serge.* Jack Wilkens wrote a series of articles for the French journal Le Libertaire.
They tell of how Soviets functioned, of how workers live, of working conditions for men and women and of rural life
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 200 pages
- Publisher: The Merlin Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 25/10/2017
- Category: European history
- ISBN: 9780850367348