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    DescriptionIn 1936 George Orwell went to Spain to report on the Civil War. Instead he joined the militia of the P.O.U.M. - Party of Marxist Unification - to fight against the Fascists.In this now justly famous account of his experience, Orwell describes the bleak and comic aspects of trench warfare on the Aragon front, the Barcelona uprising in May 1937, his nearly fatal wounding just two weeks later, and his escape from Barcelona into France after the P.O.U.M. was suppressed. As important as the story of the war itself is Orwell's uncompromising effort to sort out the partisan politics that plagued the Republican cause. His analysis of why the Communist Party sabotaged the workers' revolution and branded the P.O.U.M. as Trotskyist provides a key to the outcome of the war and an ironic sidelight on international communism.


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    Title
    Homage to Catalonia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) George Orwell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 232
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780156421171
    ISBN 10: 0156421178
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: HBLW, HBJD
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJG
    BIC subject category V2: BM
    LC subject heading:
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DSE
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.5A
    DC22: B
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 431
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    DC22: 946.081
    BISAC V2.8: HIS045000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: HBWP
    LC classification: DP269.9 .O7 1952A
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    DC22: 946.081092
    Thema V1.0: NHD
    Publisher
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
    Imprint name
    Mariner Books
    Publication date
    22 October 1969
    Publication City/Country
    San Diego, CA