New item Free shipping Pay Now
Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

Delivery takes approximately 4-7 business days.

This title is In Stock in the Booktopia Distribution Centre. We will send you a confirmation email with a Tracking Code to follow the progress of your parcel when it ships.

The Last Communard
Author: Gavin Bowd

ISBN: 9781784782856
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 27 July 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.9 x 15.2 x 2.0
Description:
A portrait of a man caught up in the Paris Commune and the major historical events of the twentieth century.

Adrien Lejeune died in Siberia, 1942, fleeing Moscow from the invading Nazis. It was not until 1971 that his ashes were finally returned to Paris and laid to rest at the Communard's burial ground in Pere LaChaise cemetery. One hundred years beforehand, Lejeune had stood on the barricades of the Paris Commune, fighting for liberation of the city and a new future. He only just avoided execution when the uprising was eventually defeated.

The Last Communard tells the story of Lejeune's life from that moment of youthful rebellion. It shows how it intertwined with the global history of revolution. First imprisoned for his treason, he was later celebrated in Soviet Russia, made a hero within the dramas of interwar France, abandoned in the storms leading up to the Second World War. Gavin Bowd's stunning narrative shows how an individual life can be swept up in the fierce tides of history.

About the Author

GAVIN BOWD teac...

Returns Policy:
30-day money back guarantee for return if the item is not as described, is damaged or is faulty. We do not offer a refund if you change your mind.

Customs Charges & Duties:
Orders over the value of $270 will be liable for customs charges, taxes including GST and brokerage costs which are the recipient's sole responsibility.
There were no answered questions or comments placed on this listing.
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
Please log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms Licence #
By entering my licence number, I confirm I am aware of my obligations under the Arms Act.
Transaction details may be provided to police in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Free shipping within New Zealand  

Payment options