Communism in Rural France: French Agricultural Workers and the Popular Front

by

Write The First Customer Review

The French countryside and the Communist Party are inextricably linked. Communism in Rural France explores this complex and powerful relationship which is so crucial for an understanding of the history of modern France. During 1936 and 1937 a bitter struggle erupted among the agricultural workers and swept through parts of the French countryside, which rose up in strikes and increased unionization. Coinciding with the urban ""social explosion"" which followed the victory of the Popular Front government, the conflict ...

Communism in Rural France: French Agricultural Workers and the Popular Front 2008, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845117085

Hardcover

Select