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Anarchist Organizations in Greece: Boatmen of Thessalon ki, Revolutionary Struggle, Anti-State Justice, Thieves in Black Books LLC

Anarchist Organizations in Greece: Boatmen of Thessalon ki, Revolutionary Struggle, Anti-State Justice, Thieves in Black

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Published May 28th 2010
ISBN : 9781157221463
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32 pages
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Chapters: Boatmen of Thessaloniki, Revolutionary Struggle, Anti-State Justice, Thieves in Black, Conscientious Arsonists, Black Star, Villa Amalia, Nihilist Faction. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 30. Not illustrated. Free updates online. PurchaseMoreChapters: Boatmen of Thessaloniki, Revolutionary Struggle, Anti-State Justice, Thieves in Black, Conscientious Arsonists, Black Star, Villa Amalia, Nihilist Faction. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 30. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Boatmen of Thessaloniki were an anarchistic group active in the Ottoman Empire in the years around 1900. They all were graduates from the Bulgarian Mens High School of Thessaloniki, and launched a campaign of terror bombing, the so called Thessaloniki bombings of 1903. Their aim was to attract the attention of the Great Powers to Ottoman oppression in Macedonia and Eastern Thrace. The group was a descendant of a founded in Geneve and developed in Sofia secret, anarchistic brotherhood called Geneve group. Its activists were Michail Gerdjikov, Petar Mandjukov and Slavi Merdjanov. They were influenced from the anarcho-nationalism, which emerged in Europe, following the French Revolution, going back at least to Mikhail Bakunin and his involvement with the Pan-Slavic movement. Later Merdjanov moved to the Bulgarian school in Salonika, where he worked as teacher and sparked some of the graduates from the school with this ideas. The group is found in published works with several names: The boatmen of Thessaloniki, the Crew, or the Gemitzides, form of the Turkish word for boatman. At their start, they had a different name, the Troublemakers, gurultucu. The name boatmen was due to leaving behind the everyday life and the limits of law and sail with a boat in the free and wild seas of lawlessness. The first meetings of the group took part in 1898 with the purpose of forming a revolutionary terrorism group with the purpose of changing international public opinion in the matter of the freedom of Macedonia and Adrianople region through urgi...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1229195