Louise Michel

Louise Michel: rebel lives

Louise Michel was the incendiary leader of the 1871 Paris Commune, when the city's population rose up to establish a short-lived workers' government. An anarchist and an irrepressible rebel, "The Red Virgin" spent much of her life on the run, in jail, or in danger of being locked away in mental asylums. This is Michel's defiant story, with commentaries by Emma Goldman, Bertolt Brecht, Sheila Rowbotham, Howard Zinn, Victor Hugo, and Karl Marx.

Anarcho-feminism and Louise Michel - Marian Leighton

Marian Leighton on the beliefs and eventful life of the revolutionary Louise Michel.

Michel, Louise, 1830-1905

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A short biography of French anarchist, Paris Communard, and national hero at the time, Louise Michel.