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Sheila Rowbotham

Sheila Rowbotham is a socialist feminist historian who was instrumental in the Women's Liberation Movement in Britain. Her books include Women, Resistance and Revolution and Beyond the Fragments: Feminism and the Making of Socialism.

The Paris Commune at 150

150 years ago today, in the jaws of defeat in war, a revolutionary militia took over the city of Paris and began an experiment in democratic government – the Commune they built continues to inspire radicals today.