Buenaventura Durruti

Durruti in the Spanish revolution - Abel Paz

Buenaventura Durruti was the ultimate working-class hero: carrying the future in his heart and a gun in each pocket. Abel Paz's magnificent biography resurrects the very soul of Spanish anarchism.

Anarchism, the Republic and Civil War in Spain: 1931-1939 - Julian Casanova

Spanish historian's look at the role anarchism played in the Spanish Civil War and reasons why it failed to resurface after Franco's demise.

Class, culture and conflict in Barcelona, 1898-1937 - Chris Ealham

Workers' barricade in revolutionary Barcelona

This is a study of social protest and repression in one of the twentieth century's most important revolutionary hotspots. It explains why Barcelona became the undisputed capital of the European anarchist movement and explores the sources of anarchist power in the city. It also places Barcelona at the center of Spain's economic, social, cultural and political life during 1898-1937.

In Barcelona. Meeting with Durruti and the taking of Sietamo – Pierre van Paassen

Durruti

Dutch-Canadian journalist Pierre van Paassen recounts his visit of liberated Barcelona, his meeting with libertarian fighter Buenaventura Durruti, and the taking of the town of Sietamo by anarchist forces. This is an extract from van Paassen’s book Days of our Years, which documents his experiences in Europe, Africa and the Middle East before the outbreak of World War II.

Durruti, Buenaventura, 1896-1936

A biography of legendary Spanish anarchist and Civil War fighter Buenaventura Durruti.

Buenaventura Durruti - Peter E. Newell

Mugshot of Buenaventura Durruti.

Durruti is Dead, Yet Living - Emma Goldman

Emma Goldman in Spain, 1936.