Bulletin N 695



Subject: May Day 2016.



1 May 2016
Grenoble, France


Dear Colleagues and Friends of CEIMSA,

We are please to share with you these3 items below from the archives of international revolutionary labor history depicting a period from the 19th Century when class conscious struggles could not be ignored.


Francis Feeley

Professor of American Studies

University of Grenoble-3

Director of Research

University of Paris-Nanterre

Center for the Advanced Study of American Institutions and Social Movements

The University of California-San Diego




The History of May Day


The Chicago Hay Market Affair, May 4, 1886

Historian Peter Linebaugh on "The Incomplete, True, Authentic & Wonderful History of May Day"



BD on "The Paris Commune", 18 March 1871 - 28 May 1871





Henri Guillemin Lectures on

La Commune de Paris