The French strikes of May-June 1968 - Bruno Astarian

Citroen plant occupied by the workers, 1968

A demystifying review essay and analysis summarizing the events of May-June 1968 in France with an almost exclusive focus on the strikes of the workers, based on reports and testimonies garnered from a voluminous bibliography, providing a sobering reassessment of the largest nationwide strike in French history, which the author defines as a “generalized non-insurrectional work stoppage”.

Translation into English completed January 2013

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