Anarchist Barcelona

Title

Anarchist Barcelona

Subject

Barcelona May Days ("Fets de Maig" in Catalan; "Sucesos de Mayo," "Sucesos de Barcelona" or "Hechos de Barcelona," in Spanish)

Description

This square is located at the end of Carrer Escudellers, in the middle of the Mercé neighborhood of Barcelona.

Creator

Image: Philip Lench

Source

http://www.netcharles.com/orwell/pics/spain/plaza-orwell-barcelona.htm. Accessed March 10 2012.

Date

Image: January 2006

Rights

Charles' George Orwell Links http://www.netcharles.com/

Relation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barcelona_May_Days

Book review: http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/40260351?uid=3739656&uid=2&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=55898154553

Format

JPG

Language

English

Coverage

Barcelona, Spain. May 3 - 8, 1937.

Duration

May 3 - 8, 1937

Event Type

Revolution-Counterrevolution

Participants

POUM (Workers' Party of Marxist Unification ), Republican Government, PCE (Spanish Communist Party)

Files

plaza-orwell-barcelona.jpg

Citation

Image: Philip Lench, “Anarchist Barcelona,” Sites of Memory , accessed April 23, 2018, http://spainsitesofmemory.omeka.net/items/show/15.