documents on the Spanish Civil War

A collection of documents on the Spanish Civil War provided by anarchists in Seattle

This year, 2006, we are commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Spanish Revolution, during which literally millions of women and men took control of their own lives and organized themselves in industrial and agricultural collectives.


Los Quijotes: Anarchist Youth Group, Spain, 1937
The Fifth Estate Vol. 24 Number 2 (Whole Number 332) Summer 1989


Spain, 1936-1939: Gravediggers of the Revolution
Text of Why We Lost the War: A Contribution to the History of the Spanish
Tragedy by Diego Abad de Santillán [Por qué perdimos la guerra; Imán, Buenos
Aires, 1940; G. del Toro; Madrid, n.d.--translation from the Madrid edition
by Charlatan Stew, from pp. 211-215]. Translation, Foreword and Afterword by
Charlatan Stew


Pura Arcos 1919-1995
(introduction, article from The Fifth Estate, poems)

The Libertarian Revolution (1936) by Diego Abad de Santillan

 

Spanish Revolution reading recommendations

 

SIX ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN ONE BIG UNION MONTHLY, A JOURNAL OF THE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD (I.W.W.),

JULY, 1937 TO FEBRUARY, 1938

Workers War To Stop Fascism: 
Reports on the events in Spain by the Secretariat of the International Workingmen's Association,
translation from the French by Joseph Wagner (July, 1937)

Class Collaboration--Old And New
A timely reminder of working class political experience, and A. Shapiro's open letter to the C.N.T., by Joseph Wagner
(August, 1937)

Counter-Revolution In Spain
by R. Louzon, introduction and translation from the French by Joseph Wagner
(October, 1937)

Hi-Jacking The Revolution: 
Some interesting facts about the betrayal of Spanish workers by th9e "friends" from Moscow
by L. Nicholas, introduction and translation from the French by Joseph Wagner (November, 1937)

Failure of the Workers Alliance
by L. Nicolas, translation from the French by Joseph Wagner
(January, 1938)

The "Uncontrollables" In Spain
by Sophia Fagin
(February, 1938)

 


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