To the Finland Station; a Study in the Writing and Acting of History - Part 1, Chapters 5-6 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapters 5-6 Summary and Analysis

Michelet's writings showed how all the social classes were all a part of one social economic web in which each class envies the class above it. Each class has its own pressures and fears. To Michelet, the bourgeois is not in keeping with the revolutionary tradition since those of the bourgeois have lost touch with the people. Michelet wanders from the topic to espouse about social topics of the time. He rejects socialism but signed an international pacifist manifesto with Marx, Engels and others. He called for an armed peace league to be created by the workers of the world. When he was in his seventies, he had a stroke while he was in exile in Pisa. A workers revolt occurred in Paris and a communist government took over which lasted two and one half months. Michelet...

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