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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Prisoner in El Puerto de Santa Maria. Diracas rated it it was amazing May 03, The Durruti Column in Madrid.

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Abel Paz’s magnificent biography resurrects the very soul of Spanish anarchism. Siki Feline marked it as to-read Apr 17, If you want to shake yourself out of your middle-America bourgeois complacency, try this on for size.

Spanish anarchistanti-fascistbiographer of Durruti. Contradictions and Fabrications in the Presented Versions. But the life of Durruti was pretty amazing, and it’s all in here. You have no items in your cart.

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Feb 26, D rated it really liked it Shelves: Paz seamlessly weaves intimate biographical details of Durruti s life his progression from factory worker and father to bank robber, political exile and, eventually, revolutionary leader with extensive historical background, behind-the-scenes governmental intrigue, and blow-by-blow accounts of major battles and urban guerrilla warfare.

Drew marked it as to-read Dec 16, And it’s hard not to admire Durruti the man as well as the myth. Dec 31, Lucas rated it it was amazing Shelves: More in this topic The Autobiography of W. He wrote a four-volume memoir and spoke with furruti libertarians about his experiences.


As well as a life of Durruti, this is also the story of the Spanish anarchist movement and its path to the revolution of Militant Anarchism in the Spanish Civil War”.

It really gives tri-dimentionality to durruti beyond a couple of catch-phrases and the “fearsome warrior” persona. This book is durrtui difficult to follow.

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Refresh and try again. Feb 25, Hunter rated it really liked it. Mar 11, Trey is currently reading it Shelves: Tiago Fontes rated it it was amazing Dec 08, 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 “F Definitely told from an admiring point of view, but I still felt that this biography of Durruti was extensively researched and highly informative.

He was the author of numerous works on anarchist history, the most important being his biography of Buenaventura Durruti which has appeared in several editions, and numerous languages.

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Following his arrest in a clash with Stalinists, he worked in a farm collective, wrote for the FAI’s Tierra y Libertad abfl, and fought on the Catalan front. Refresh and try again. Buenaventura Durruti is the most famous Spanish anarchist militant. Chuck Morse Goodreads Author Translation. Email address subscribed successfully.


Diego rated it really liked it Jul 12, Jan 05, Pedro Kapila rated it it was amazing. During the s he fought both in the French resistance to Hitler and the Spanish Anarchist resistance to Franco. At times its pz like the Spanish revolution happened by sure durruttis will alone, that people are motivated by him magnetism and personality and not the social situation and political organization. To ask other readers questions about Durrutiplease sign up. I translated this book. The Forces in Play.

Want to Read saving…. The footnotes show the long and painstaking research that went into the book: Dude, this book rocks. Abel Paz’s magnificent biography resurrects the very soul of Spanish vurruti. The Spanish Durruit Road to Russia.

For example, at loot. Sugarpunksattack Mick marked it as to-read Jul 29, Views Read Edit Durduti history. Paz considers 4 different outcomes and possibilities and pieces them together with memoirs, interviews, documents etc. Stalins Shadow Over Spain. I did not care for this book at all. Imatge, cultura i politica en I’etapa republicana Barcelona: Los Errantes in Buenos Aires in