as sabotage one designates a procedure, which causes the disturbance of an economical or military operational sequence - for the reaching of a certain (often political) goal. In the everyday linguistic usage often also the damage and destruction by force are of equipment, machines, infrastructure or other things in favor of with sabotagea higher purpose meant (force against things). Humans, sabotage operate, as Saboteure are designated.
The word sabotage probably resulted from the fact that French workers during the industriellen revolution its Holzschuhe (frz. “threw sabot”) in the Mäh and threshing machines, over against thoseto fight mechanization of their work progressing always further or to take for itself a time-out, until the machines were repaired, if this were still possible at all. For this reason the Sabot was used as a symbol of the anarchist female workers.
- Emile Pouget, Le sabotage (1913). notes et postface de Grégoire Chamayou et Mathieu Triclot, Mille et une nuit, 2004, English. Sabotage, ISBN 0-89875-459-3, PAPER-bake, 112pp, University press OF the Pacific 2001
- sabotage. Female workers from the USA telltheir version of the everyday class warfare, publishing house: Sisina, Berlin 1993, ISBN 3-92993-300-4