Anarchist Encounters : Russia in Revolution, Paperback / softback Book

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:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9780850367348



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