See also:group of persons acting together for purposes of self-
See also:government, especially in towns . (See
See also:BOROUGH, and COMMUNE,
See also:MEDIEVAL, below.) " Commune " (Fr. commune, Ital. comune, Ger . Gemeinde, &c.) is now the
See also:term generally applied to the smallest administrative division in many
See also:European countries . (See the sections dealing with the administration of these countries under their several headings.) " The Commune" is the name given to the
See also:period of the
See also:history of
See also:Paris from
See also:March 18 to May 28, 1871, during which the commune of Paris attempted to set up its authority against the
See also:Assembly at
See also:Versailles . It was a
See also:movement, intended to replace the centralized national organization by one based on a federation of communes . Hence the " communists " were also called " federalists." It had nothing to do with the social theories of
See also:Communism (q.v.) .
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