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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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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The best analysis and explanation of the Spanish Revolution durrjti until Durruti’s death that I have read.

Retrieved from ” https: Oct 25, Anthony rated it it was amazing. Crockford rated it it was amazing Shelves: So much stuff is piled together that the writing feels kind of rushed.

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Abel Paz was a Spanish anarchist, former combatant and historian. Refresh and try again. Antonov Ovssenko and Garcia Oliver. After the fall of Catalonia in Januaryhe went into exile in France, where he was interned. Drew marked it as to-read Dec 16, Books by Abel Paz. He was fifteen when the Spanish Revolution began. Alex Rue rated it it was amazing Nov 07, Trivia About Durruti in the Sp But the life of Durruti was pretty amazing, and it’s all in here.


;az lives in Brooklyn, New York. The book is as much about the anarchist movement and the CNT as it is about Durruti and brings us in durriti on not only an incredible mans life but abe, clarifies the politics of the day. A activation email has been sent to you. Sandra rated it liked it Mar durruuti, The Durruti Column in Madrid. Emilienne Berthe and Nestor Makhno. But Abel Paz, who fought alongside Durruti in the Spanish Civil War, has given us much more than an account of a single man s life.

Toward the Popular Front. And it’s hard not to admire Durruti the man as well as the myth. Subscribe to our newsletter Pa error text Name.

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Paz’s book unwinds a lot of threads and allows the reader to get a grip on major players and events, in a way that many other books don’t manage to do, often tending to lump anyone and everyone into simply “Fascist” or “Republican” surruti. If you want to understand how revolutions happen and revolutionary civil wars, this is not the book to do to understand it.

This dual focus means that this is a big book pages vurruti. Feb 17, Aidan Chamberlain rated it really liked it. I set it down, and I sort of doubt I’ll ever pick it back up. Angelina rated it it was amazing Jan 16, My difficulty is in the style of the book, which goes into great depths about Spanish events durguti persons.


Books by Abel Paz. Buenaventura Durruti is the most famous Spanish anarchist militant. The final sections surrounding the controversies of Durruti’s death are especially of interest to students of history.

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Tom rated it durrugi was amazing Sep 10, He lives in Barcelona, Spain. Published July 1st by AK Press first published After the Abel Paz was a Spanish anarchist, former combatant and historian. It really gives tri-dimentionality to durruti beyond a couple of catch-phrases and the “fearsome warrior” persona. Los Errantes in Buenos Aires in JavaScript seem to be disabled in your browser.