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La guerra civile in Francia

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Le pagine indirizzate da Marx al proletariato parigino che nel marzo 1871 compie il suo "assalto al cielo" dando vita alla Comune. Pagine in cui troviamo dignità, energia, documentazione e, tracciate in una sintesi magistrale, le principali tendenze del secolo a venire. Nell'Introduzione Engels sottolineerà: "La Comune dovette riconoscere sin dal principio che la classe op ...more
Paperback, Biblioteca Giovani , 148 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Lotta Comunista (first published 1871)
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Yann
Dec 31, 2016 Yann rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition


















Après le coup d'état de Napoléon III, Marx continue son observation de la politique française avec une analyse de la commune de Paris, suite à la débâcle de 1870 et l'avènement de l'Empire Allemand. Dans une verve ex cathedra toujours aussi énergique et partisane, l'auteur pourfend l'Assemblée Nationale de Thiers et porte aux nues la courte Commune de Paris, écrasée par l'armée régulière. Les insultes et les invectives pleuvent, comme chez Luther, avec lequel il partage le même fanatisme moral,
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Vikas Lather
Nov 05, 2015 Vikas Lather rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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There is an old saying in France (a French prosecutor had once said it): A Paris of 1871, in that Paris everyone was guilty; you are guilty if you don't have money to get out.

To sum up my review, I would say- it is the kind of text, which is produced rarely in history.
Leonardo
No le quito el valor histórico, pero a mi me pareció poca cosa. Lo juzgo mal escrito, parece ser un documento de coyuntura. Muy plagado de cuestiones menores del momento. No escrito para durar. Está lleno de insultos y descalificaciones, más que de demostraciones de la posición. Marx intenta apropiarse de la Comuna de París. Me gustó más el prólogo de Engels que el texto en sí.

Por lo demás, estuvo bueno leerlo como compañía a La era del capital. Me resulta muy interesante el período. Hasta hac
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ماهرعبد الرحمن
إن الحياة الإنسانية لا يصنعها شخص بذاته، وإنما جموع الناس باعمالهم وتضحياتهم وأفكارهم وطموحاتهم. ومع ذلك فإن للشخص الواحد تأثير فى تلك الحياة. وقد يظهر هذا الشخص ويبرز بين الناس أو لا يظهر ويظل مجهولا رغم عظمته الإنسانية. فبناة الأهرامات، أحد رموز الحضارة المصرية القديمة، مجهولون بالنسبة لنا. والعمال الذين حفروا قناة السويس أو حتى الذين بنوا السد العالى، أو تلك الأم التى ساعدت أبناءها وعلمتهم قيم وقيمة الحياة الإنسانية. أو حتى الذين يحتفظون بانسانيتهم فى وجه المحن وبتواضع لا حد له.وقد يتميز شخص ...more
Luke
Mar 18, 2013 Luke rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is history as it should be- engaged yet well-referenced. His description of the policies established by the Commune are an excellent guide to what the first stages of a genuine workers' state will look like. Likewise, his condemnation of the hypocrisy of the bourgeoisie is decisive:

"The civilization and justice of bourgeois order comes out in its lurid light whenever the slaves and drudges of that order rise against their masters. Then this civilization and justice stand forth as undisguis
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Amr Raouf
مؤامرة الطبقة الحاكمة لقمع الثورة عن طريق الحرب الاهليه تحت رعاية الغازى الاجنبى

كارل ماركس كان هيخليني اتطرد من البيت :D


فى كتاب "الحرب الاهليه على فرنسا" يقدم كارل ماركس دراسة شامله عن كومونة باريس , التى نشأت بعد هزيمة جيش الامبراطورية الثانيه و توقيع معاهدة فرساى حيث تكونت حكومة الدفاع الوطنى التى لم تجد بدا من من تسليح العمال الباريسيين لمواجهة الاحتلال ثم ادى خضوع هذه الحكومة للغزاه و خيانتهم للفرنسيين الى استقلال العمال الباريسيين و تكوين الكومونة فى باريس و بدء اتخاذ قرارات اصلاحيه ثورية
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Valdemar Gomes
really cool and will check again when studying the civil war. Specially enthusiastic when it talks directly about the commune, but got me bored af from start to finish
also fuck any of engels' contribution to this, that pesky fuck
Mohammed Mahfoudh
تقرأ هنا كارل ماركس السياسي والثوري، تقرأ لغته التقريعية، وهجومه الحاد على أعداء الكميونة، تقرأ هنا تطرف كارل ماركس الراديكالي، وتقرأ أسلوبه في سرد فضائح أعداء الكميونة، وتناقضاتهم وخياناتهم وداسائسهم. تقرأ الوجه المكلوم والمقهور لثائر لم نعرفه إلا كمحلل اقتصادي وفيلسوف عميق، تشاهد الإنسان الغاضب والثائر، وتشعر بغضبه في كلماته، وحرقته وألمه مما حدث وصار.
Anna
Dec 03, 2012 Anna rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I got a lovely old edition of this from the University Library. It has a slightly grudging introduction by Engels and appendices of resolutions by the General Council of the International Working Men's Association. Most interestingly, there is a speech given by Lenin in 1908 on lessons from the Commune, which brings out the point that the initial French Revolution has begun a tide of European nationalism, but by the turn of the 20th century patriotic feeling had become damaging to the revolution ...more
Palden Gyal
Nov 25, 2013 Palden Gyal rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Engels comments on the Paris Commune in the preface, “Of late, the Social-Democratic philistine has once more been filled with wholesome terror at the words: Dictatorship of the proletariat. Well and good, gentlemen, do you want to know what this dictatorship looks like? Look at the Paris Commune. That was the Dictatorship of the proletariat.” [p. 22]

It is interesting to see how Marxists and Anarchists debated and attempted to interpret the Commune according to their own interests. I think it w
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Loránd
A fascinating, and informative history of the context that gave rise to the Paris Commune, and general insight into its workings. If by any chance you liked the idea of the Paris Commune, then I highly recommend you read Pyotr Kropotkin's The Conquest of Bread which explores the failings of the Paris Commune, and ways to conquer them.

Most importantly, this book reveals Karl Marx's and Friedrich Engels's libertarian conception of socialism. Evidenced by Engel's clarification of the most (in my op
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Guilherme Martins
Feb 21, 2011 Guilherme Martins rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A guerra civil em França parte do pressuposto que através do método de analisar a realidade social existente, se conseguiria antecipar as lutas do antagonismos de classes, ou fracções de classes. Situado numa posição histórica do desenvolvimento do modo de produção do capitalismo numa época embrionária da sociedade das mercadorias. Em 1848,a nação francesa sobre o comando de Louis Bonaparte, situa-se se queremos em termos da ciências burguesas, numa crise estrutural cíclica,embora relembrando o ...more
Sean Mccarrey
While I have a hard time giving this book as much as three stars I did think it was quite a bit better than the Communist Manifesto, which I gave two stars to. The things I liked about this book were the expressions of propaganda so flagrantly used by Marx to express one of the more unique periods in French history and the way that he wrote rather clearly compared with some of his other more murky papers on political theory. For me, this 'book' was a great study in the application of political s ...more
Cade
Nov 05, 2009 Cade rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
It was okay. Lots of ranting about the government of France. I don't know that much about the history of France outside of the broad timeline high points (Napoleon, French-Indian war, they hate Britain, lots of WWI & WWII were fought on their territory, and currently they have issues with the Muslim minority), so I'm not that familiar with the Paris Commune from a historical standpoint, and the book makes me want to learn more, as I think knowledge of the overall world setting at that time w ...more
Rjones2818
Aug 30, 2012 Rjones2818 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An excellent look into one of those lesser covered (at least here in the US) pieces of history. The French had just been soundly defeated by the Prussians and the proletariat/citizens of Paris went into revolt. The resulting Paris Commune is looked upon either as a glorious event or with great disdain, depending on your view point. Marx and the others gathered in this collection give their views as to the events of the day. It is quite powerful and well worth the read.
Shatha Al-Sheikh
Marx's writings about The Civil War in France present a detailed historical account of the Parisian events and the short lived reign of the Paris Commune and its majestic history -when working people rose up and took control of Paris and established the best democratic system the world has ever known, a system that has given us a glimpse of what socialism would really look like- and a forceful polemic against the barbarity and brutality of the capitalist system and those who stand in for it.
Steve Gordon
Jun 12, 2014 Steve Gordon rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"Working men’s Paris, with its Commune, will be forever celebrated as the glorious harbinger of a new society. Its martyrs are enshrined in the great heart of the working class. Its exterminators history has already nailed to that eternal pillory from which all the prayers of their priest will not avail to redeem them."
Abi
Hilarious in classic Marxist overblown style. I thought he was a bit harsh on poor Thiers, having a go at him for being short more often than he criticised his politics. 'Monstrous gnome' is a bit much. Although it was pretty funny.
Yep, basically, I'm not a Marxist, so I don't appreciate this in the spirit it was intended. It was fairly interesting as a historical document, though.
Catfish
Nov 10, 2009 Catfish rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was one resource for my undergraduate paper entitled "An Introduction to the Communist/Anarchist Debate"... I found it wonderfully useful especially because thinkers from all over the political spectrum wrote about it including Engels, Bakunin and Lenin.
Joe
Jan 16, 2014 Joe rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
In which Marx reviews the Paris Commune, and how and whether it was Marxist - and all as it happens. The poor-quality translation - though to be fair, I have not read it in the original German, it might have been badly written from the start - detracts from his explanation of the issues involved.
Keir
Aug 30, 2011 Keir rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Marx was fundamentally writing as an outsider. Much hand wringing is performed as to the immorality of the French Bourgeois however the book is sadly largely without insight, theoretical or practical.
Nasr Hussein
لو كنت قريت الكتاب فى وقت قبل كده مكنتش هقتنع بافكار كتير موجودة فيه ، الطبقة صاحبة المصالح مستعدة للتحالف مع العدو عشان مصالحها فقط و شعارات الوطنية و الانسانية بتختفى فى الوقت ده االمجازر اللى ارتكبت فى فرنسا كانت بشعة و الدافع الفعلي ليها هو الصراع الطبقي فعلاً
Arsalan ale
Aug 12, 2012 Arsalan ale rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
great piece of work. absolutely underrated
David
Sep 02, 2008 David rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
good reporting...that stuff about the Paris Commune is cool
Mahmoud
Jun 23, 2014 Mahmoud rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
الدرس المستفاد من الكتاب بعيدا عن فرنسا بالنسبه لينا كمصريين على الأخص و كعرب عموما, احنا رحنا في داهيه من زمان زز بس بندور على حته نركن فيها
sologdin
Jun 11, 2011 sologdin rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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doleful consideration of the destruction of the paris commune and all of its cooperatively-managed male hair care salons.
Donna Davis
The backbone of the whole volume is The Communist Manifesto. I wonder how anyone could see this coming as far back as 1848, when the Industrial Rev. was just beginning! Remarkable.
Ben
May 17, 2012 Ben rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A phenomenal work by Marx the historian.
babak haghighi
Mar 10, 2007 babak haghighi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
brilliant case study on 19th century france
Andrew
Andrew rated it it was amazing
Mar 16, 2008
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