Michael M. Seidman, Professor

Morton Hall 231 | 910.962.3319 | seidmanm@uncw.edu

Seidman

Dr. Seidman's research specialty is Modern Europe and Social/Individual History. His latest book is The Victorious Counterrevolution: The Nationalist Effort in the Spanish Civil War (University of Wisconsin Press, 2011) http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4855.htm (Spanish translation, La Victoria nacional: La eficacia contrarrevolucionaria en la Guerra Civil, Alianza Editorial, 2012,  http://www.alianzaeditorial.es/libro.php?id=2191476&id_col=100508&id_subcol=100513.  He also authored The Imaginary Revolution: Parisian Students and Workers in 1968, (Berghahn Books, 2004), selected as a 2005 Choice Outstanding Academic Title. His most translated work is the comparative history, Workers against Work: Labor in Paris and Barcelona during the Popular Fronts (1936-38), (University of California Press, 1991), Japanese translation (1997), partial Greek translation (2006), and Turkish translation (2010), French translation (2010), German translation (2011), and Spanish translation (2014). Insubordinate Publications issued a limited paperback edition in 2001. “The Strange History of Workers against Work” http://gimenologues.org/IMG/pdf_Seidman_Strange_History_of_Workers_against_Workw.pdf provides a history of this book. His Republic of Egos: A Social History of the Spanish Civil War, was published by the University of Wisconsin Press (2002), Spanish-language edition by Alianza Editorial (2003), and was selected as a 2004 Choice Outstanding Academic Title. He was guest editor of an issue of Alcores: Revista de Historia Contemporánea: “The Spanish Civil War from a Comparative Perspective,” no. 4, (2008).

He has authored numerous articles, including "Making the French Unemployed Work,1930–1936, "Towards a History Workers" Resistance to Work," and "Women's Subversive Individualism in Barcelona during the 1930s." [See this in French http://www.non-fides.fr/?L-individualisme-subversif-des] Other articles include “Social History and Anti-Social History,” in Common Knowledge, vol. 13, no. 1, (Winter, 2007), 40-49; "The Pre-may 1968 Sexual Revolution," Contemporary French Civilization (XXV (Winter/Spring, 2001) pp. 20-41; "Individualism in Madrid during the Spanish Civil War," Journal of Modern History, (March, 1996), pp. 63-82; "Revolutionary Collectivism: Parisian Poster Art in 1968," Contemporary French Civilization, (Winter-Spring, 1996), pp. 145-167; "Quiet Fronts in the Spanish Civil War" The Historian (Summer 1999); and "Agrarian Collectives during the Spanish Revolution and Civil War," European History Quarterly, Vol. 30(2), 2000.

 

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