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Pierre Broué

Pierre Broué (1926–2005) was for many years professor of contemporary history at the Institut d'études politiques in Grenoble. A world renowned specialist of the communist and international workers' movements, he is the founder of the Cahiers Léon Trotsky, editor of Leon Trotsky's writings in French, and the author of many books, including Revolution and the Civil War in Spain.



  • The Revolution and the Civil War in Spain

    An outstanding history that shows how a promising workers' movement ended in a fascist victory.
  • The German Revolution, 1917-1923

    A magisterial, definitive account of the upheavals in Germany in the wake of the Russian revolution.