Revolt of silk-weavers in Lyons (24 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


After the French government has made attempts to suppress trade union activities, a revolt of silk-weavers breaks out in Lyons and lasts four days.

Editors. "Revolt of silk-weavers in Lyons". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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