Spanish civil war

Revolutionary Fetishism - Ada Martí, Estudios 160, Jan 1937

An early critique of the fashion for revolutionary images in Civil War Barcelona. The author was a member of the Libertarian Youth and a leading light in the Federación Estudiantil de Conciencias Libres (Student Free Thought Federation).

Olympic Games in Barcelona by Eduardo Vivancos

Article about the Popular Olympic Games of Barcelona 1936, written by a would be participant.

Written in the Catalan language in 1992 and published in the same year in the magazine Flame, the official publication of the Catalunya Association of Toronto.

Olympic Games in Barcelona by Eduardo Vivancos

Article about the Popular Olympic Games of Barcelona 1936, written by a would be participant.

Written in the Catalan language in 1992 and published in the same year in the magazine Flame, the official publication of the Catalunya Association of Toronto.

The 50th Anniversary of the Spanish Civil War - Eduardo Vivancos

Lecture given at the World Anti-national Association (SAT) congress held in Sant Cuget del Valles in Barcelona in July 1986.

50-a datreveno de la Hispana Revolucio - Eduardo Vivancos

Prelego farita dum la SAT-kongreso okazinta en Sant Cugat del Valles (Barcelono) en Julio 1986.

1 May 1937: Controllers and Controlled – Lucía Sánchez Saornil

Lucía Sánchez Saornil addresses a gathering of Mujeres Libres

An article by one of the founders of the Mujeres Libres grouping, which appeared in its review in April 1937, on the eve of the Barcelona May days. The article sets out the retrocession of the revolution begun in July 1936 and how its momentum might be regained.

The People Armed: The Role of Women in the Spanish Revolution

Article from Fighting Talk #15 (1996).

Mick O'Riordan: The Connolly Column

Photo - Michael O’Riordan, International Brigade Volunteer (1938)

Mick O'Riordan was a young member of the Communist Party of Ireland when he went to Spain with the International Brigade. Here he describes the background which saw Irish fascists and anti-fascists mobilising around the events in Spain.

Article from Anti-Fascist Action's Fighting Talk magazine #15 (1996)

Another Spain

AFA introduction to a series of articles on the Spanish Civil War in its magazine Fighting Talk #15 (1996)