'Bloody Week' in Paris ends with defeat of the Commune (30 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

In Paris, the Commune is defeated and destroyed by sections of the French army, culminating in what is known as the 'Semaine Sanglante', or 'Bloody Week', which sees violent street-fighting.

Citation:
Editors. "'Bloody Week' in Paris ends with defeat of the Commune". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18602, accessed 11 December 2016.]