Carlo Cafiero

Carlo Cafiero

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Carlo Cafiero (September 1, 1846 - July 17, 1892) was an Italian anarchist and champion of Mikhail Bakunin during the second half of the 19th century. Carlo Cafiero was born in Barletta, in the Apulia region of southern Italy, into a rich and noble family. His father was member of the Carboneria in 1821, one of his brothers and a brother-in-law were deputies, while Carlo Cafiero was always considered the 'black sheep' of the family. In 1864 he moved to Naples, where he got a degree in law. He then went to Florence to embark on a diplomatic career. At the beginning of 1870 he was in Paris, a guest to the painter Giuseppe De Nittis, a fellow townsman who described him as a "beautiful young man, fascinating for women." He then went to London, where he matured, renouncing to his diplomatic career, wealth and family to join the revolution and socialism. It seems that hearing the enthralling rally of a shoemaker caused Cafiero to take conscience of the pitiful working class' conditions. In London Cafiero made contacts with Marx and Engels.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136695332
  • 9786136695334