Contents: This book is about the economic, political, and social conditions in France during the first two decades of the
20th Century. Anarchosyndicalism, Socialism, Reformism met again and again with the repressive forces of order before WW I.
Pierre Monatte and «La Vie Ouvrière» sought to educate workers to prepare them for self-defense and social change and, eventually,
to take control of the means of production.