Author

Mark Hoffman

Publication Date

1-1-1988

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

George, Margaret

Department

Department of History

Abstract

The paper that I have written deals with the role of Spanish Anarchists in the Popular Front during the Spanish Civil War. The ideological roots of Spanish Anarchism are examined and an effort is made to show how the Bakuninist world-view gained currency among a significant portion of the Spanish peasantry and working-class. The historical conditions particular to Spain that provided the Anarchists with their base of support are discussed at length. In addition, the conflicts between the Anarchists and the Spanish Communist Party are dealt with in detail. Throughout the paper, the events taking place in Spain are put into their international context. The paper concludes with a brief summary of the impact of Anarchist thought on world history.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

30 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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