In these early days of April, 150 years ago, the communards had just failed to take the government position at Versaille and they were settling in to resist a long siege that would end in many being massacred, and others being shipped off to New Caledonia, where they would either
I think she wrote this without thinking it would still be read 150 years later, so contextual and historical notes are necessary.
It would be good to translate this work into English. Her memoirs, which also discuss the commune, are available here.
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