For Work / Against Work
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The Anarchist Collectives: Workers' Self-management in the Spanish Revolution, 1936-1939

by Dolgoff, Sam (1974)


This was the first book in English that is devoted to the experiments in workers’ self-management, both urban and rural, which constituted one of the most remarkable social revolutions in modern history. Libertarian communism was truly the creation of workers and peasants—a “spontaneous” creation, for which the groundwork had been laid by decades of struggle and education, experiment and thought.


Anarchy, Anarchism, Social Change, Spanish Context, History, Historical Context, Self-Management, Revolution, Socialism


Spanish History, Anarchism

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