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Friday, 18 November 2011
May 1968, France: The LibCom Reading Guide
Paris: May 1968 - Maurice Brinton's diary
- A vivid and exciting eyewitness report by a member of
on the events in Paris in May 1968.
Worker-Student Action Committees, France May '68 - Roger Gregoire and Fredy Perlman
- In-depth look at the worker-student action committees formed during France May '68
May-June 1968: A Situation Lacking in Workers' Autonomy - Mouvement Communiste
- Detailed history and critical analysis of the May-June 1968 movement in France.
Obsolete Communism: A Left-Wing Alternative - Daniel and Gabriel Cohn-Bendit
- Excellent book on France 1968 by two participants, giving an account of the revolt as well as how it was co-opted with the help of the unions and French Communist Party.
1968 : a chronology of events in France and internationally
- Short chronology of the events which swept France in May and June 1968.
General Strike: France 1968 - A factory by factory account
- Analysis of the development, organisation and end of the mass strike in France 1968, with reference to case studies of particular factories.
Enragés and Situationists in the Occupations Movement
- An account written in the immediate aftermath of May 1968 of the Situationists' contribution to the Movement of Occupations that took place throughout the country.
Parisian Metallurgists in May 1968 - Michael Seidman
- Academic article showing how workers acted differently from the way they are usually portrayed in leftist and anarchist accounts of May 1968.
May 1968 Documents - Situationist International
- Documents produced by the Situationist International or groups the Situationists were involved with during the mass strike and revolt of May 1968.
Football to the footballers!
- Statement released by the Footballers' Action Committee after they had occupied the headquarters of the French Football Federation.
France 1968 photo gallery
- Photographs of the uprising and general strike in May 1968 in France.
Paris 68 posters
- Gallery of posters created during the France 1968 uprising.
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