On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah Pasaran! on 3CR we talk to historian Mark Bray [Twitter] about his new book The Anarchist Inquisition: Assassins, Activists, and Martyrs in Spain and France (Cornell University Press, 2022).
Mark has written a number of other books, including Antifa: The anti-fascist handbook and Anarchist Education and the Modern School: A Francisco Ferrer Reader.
The Anarchist Inquisition explores the groundbreaking transnational human rights campaigns that emerged in response to a brutal wave of repression unleashed by the Spanish state to quash anarchist activities at the turn of the twentieth century. Mark Bray guides readers through this tumultuous era—from backroom meetings in Paris and torture chambers in Barcelona, to international antiterrorist conferences in Rome and human rights demonstrations in Buenos Aires.
See also : The World That Never Was: A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists, and Secret Agents, Alex Butterworth (Penguin Random House, 2011) | The Battle against Anarchist Terrorism: An International History, 1878–1934, Richard Bach Jensen (Cambridge University Press, 2013) | The Spanish Holocaust: Inquisition and Extermination in Twentieth-Century Spain, Paul Preston (Harper Collins, 2013).
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