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Siege and Commune of Paris Collection (ca. 1870-1871)

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Secondary Sources at Northwestern University Library

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Clayson, Hollis. Paris in Despair: Art and Everyday Life Under Siege (1870-1871). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002.

Horne, Sir Alistair. The Fall of Paris: The Siege and the Commune 1870-1871. London: Penguin, 2007.

Lenin, Vladimir Il'ich. The Paris Commune. New York: International Publishers, 1931.

Marx, Karl and V.I. Lenin. The Civil War in France: The Paris Commune. New York: International Publishers, 1968.

Przyblyski, Jeannene M. Revolution at a Standstill: Photography and the Paris Commune of 1871. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

le Quillec, Robert. La Commune de Paris: Bibliographie Critique 1871-1997. Paris: La Boutique de l'histoire, 1997.

Shafer, David A. Paris Commune: French Politics, Culture, and Society at the Crossroads of the Revolutionary Tradition and Revolutionary Socialism. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Starr, Peter. Commemorating Trauma: The Paris Commune and its Cultural Aftermath. New York: Fordham University Press, 2006.

Tombs, Robert. The War Against Paris, 1871. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981.

-----. The Paris Commune, 1871. London, New York: Longman, 1999.