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1 An Anarchist FAQ, Volume 1

McKay, Iain AK Press 2008 9.78E+12 Trade paperback

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 748 p. Audience: General/trade. 
Price: 25.00 USD

 
2 An Appeal to the Young

Kropotkin, Peter 1926878043 / 9781926878041 Trade Paperback

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Peter Kropotkin...was recognized by friend and foe as one of the greatest minds...of the nineteenth century...The lucidity and brilliance of his mind combined with his warm-heartedness into the harmonious whole of a fascinating and gracious personality. -Emma Goldman REVOLT! Addressed to young men and women preparing to enter the professions, An Appeal to the Young was first published in 1880 in Kropotkin's paper, La Revolte, and was soon thereafter issued as a pamphlet. An American edition was brought out by Charles H. Kerr in 1899, in the wake of the great Anarchist's first U.S. speaking tour; his Memoirs of a Revolutionist was also published (by Houghton-Mifflin) that year. A new edition in Kerr's Pocket Library of Socialism appeared in 1901; just after Kropotkin's second U.S. tour. (In Chicago, he had been introduced to a large audience by Clarence Darrow, a close associate of the Kerr Company.) Yet another Kerr edition in the 1910s went through many printings, and was still on the Kerr list well into the 1930s. Long unavailable in any U.S. edition, it is reprinted here in the standard English translation by pioneer British socialist H.M. Hyndman, whose lush Victorian prose ably captures the eloquence, fervor and charm of this celebrated revolutionary classic. 
Price: 9.95 USD

 
 
3 Anarchic Harmony: the Spirituality of Social Disobedience

Murray, William J, And Wilson, Robert Anton (Designer) Loompanics Unlimited 1992 9.78E+12 Trade paperback

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 144 p. Audience: General/trade. New. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. signed by Murray on 1/2 title page, dated 7/27/92, excellent addition to the collector's shelves! this copy came from Mike Hoy's (editor of Loompanics) personal library (although it is unfortunately not signed to Mike). I have a copy of Murray's other book Unconditional Freedom that IS signed to Mike if you're interested. 
Price: 150.00 USD

 
4 Anarchism & Education: A Philosophical Perspective

Suissa, Judith Trade Paperback

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While there have been historical accounts of the anarchist school movement, there has been no systematic work on the philosophical underpinnings of anarchist educational ideas--until now. Anarchism and Education offers a philosophical account of the neglected tradition of anarchist thought on education. Although few anarchist thinkers wrote systematically on education, this analysis is based largely on a reconstruction of the educational thought of anarchist thinkers gleaned from their various ethical, philosophical and popular writings. Primarily drawing on the work of the nineteenth century anarchist theorists such as Bakunin, Kropotkin and Proudhon, the book also covers twentieth century anarchist thinkers such as Noam Chomsky, Paul Goodman, Daniel Guerin and Colin Ward. This original work will interest philosophers of education and educationalist thinkers as well as those with a general interest in anarchism. 
Price: 19.95 USD

 
 
5 Anarchism and AIDS Activism

Minneapolis, MN Youth Greens 2008 

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6 p. stapled pamphlet 
Price: 1.99 USD

 
6 Anarchism and Its Aspirations

Milstein, Cindy Trade Paperback

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From nineteenth-century newspaper publishers to the participants in the battle of Seattle and the recent Greek uprising, anarchists have been inspired by the ideal of a free society of free individuals-a world without hierarchy or domination. But what exactly would that look like, and how can we get there? Anarchism and Its Aspirations provides an accessible overview of an often-misunderstood political philosophy, highlighting its principles and practices as well as its reconstructive vision of a liberatory society. A brilliant primer of anarchist politics. -Matt Hern, author of Common Ground in a Liquid City I expect Anarchism and Its Aspirations to become the introduction to anarchism of the next decade. -Gabriel Kuhn, editor of Gustav Landauer's Revolution and Other Writings A road map to the many social and cultural movements that anarchism has traversed . . . a testimony to its continuing ability to capture the radical imagination. -Silvia Federici, author of Caliban and the Witch Uncompromising, practical, and hopeful, this book is essential reading for all who are taking on climate change, war, or corporate capitalism. -David Solnit, coauthor of The Battle of the Story of the Battle of Seattle Cindy Milstein is an Institute for Anarchist Studies board member and a co-organizer of the Renewing the Anarchist Tradition conference. Her essays have appeared in several anthologies, including Realizing the Impossible , Confronting Capitalism , and Globalize Liberation . 
Price: 12.00 USD

 
 
7 Anarchism and Other Essays

Goldman, Emma Dover Publications 1969 486224848 Trade paperback

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A useful selection of the writings of Red Emma covering a wide range of subjects. Seven essays in all. 
Price: 9.95 USD

 
8 Anarchism and the City: Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Barcelona, 1898-1937

Ealham, Chris Trade Paperback

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“A magnificent, revelatory history of a city of slums and a proletariat of hope. The best book that I've read in the last decade.?Mike Davis, author of City of Quartz, Planet of Slums, and Buda's Wagon Between 1898 and 1937, competing interests from the national government, the regional industrialists, and the working class, fought for control of Barcelona. The social realities of Barcelona?as Spain's economic, cultural, social, and political capital?provided a perfect backdrop for battle over the urban future. Chris Ealham explores these complex and often violent relationships, utilizing an innovative blend of history, urbanism, sociology, and cultural studies. No other work digs this deep into the composition of an urban working class movement?and certainly not with such a sympathetic eye for the aspirations of its anarchist denizens. “Scrupulously researched and well written, this is the finest study of working-class anarchist life and culture since Paul Avrich's The Haymarket Tragedy. Not only a study of working-class Barcelona, Anarchism and the City is the story of anarchists organizing themselves where they lived, and of the militant culture they were a part of and helped to create. Ealham's book draws on a marvelous array of sources, and offers a picture of anarchism in Spain that is both groundbreaking, honest, and, yes, inspirational. This is the history of the barris coming alive in your hands. Put simply, no future study of anarchism can ever ignore this book, which comes closer than any other English-language work in understanding what anarchism and its practice meant to Spanish working-class people at the time.”?Barry Pateman, Associate Editor at the Emma Goldman Papers and editor of Chomsky on Anarchism Chris Ealham currently lives and works in Madrid, where he teaches History at Saint Louis University. He is a specialist in Spanish labor history and movements, especially those of anarchist and anarcho-syndicalist inspiration. His work has been translated into Castilian, Catalan, and Italian. He also writes for the Spanish daily and anarchist press on topics ranging from soccer to urban planning. Chris is currently writing a biographical study of José Peirats (1908–1989), a prominent Spanish anarchist activist, historian, journalist, and former secretary-general of the CNT. Paul Preston is Príncipe de Asturias Professor of Contemporary Spanish History at the London School of Economics and author of Franco, A Biography, and several books on the Spanish Civil War. 
Price: 20.00 USD

 
 
9 Anarchism for Beginners

Mayer, Marcos For Beginners 2008 9.78E+12 Illustrated. Trade paperback

New Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 170 p. Contai Sanyu 

The ideas of Proudhon, Bakunin, and Kropotkin, that seemed to have been buried by history, especially since the second half of 20th century, are regathering their strength. As seen by the number of libertarian flags at anti-globalization and anti-corporation rallies, their axioms appear in contemporary debates on neoliberalism and ecology, the number of websites is multiplying, indeed, passing on their principles. And intellectuals like Michel Foucault, Gilles Deleuze, Osvaldo Bayer, Noam Chomsky, and Murray Boochkin recognize in their work what they've inherited from these original nonconformists. The history built by the anarchists during their fight against power, oppression and the State, that reached its highest point in farmer's communes in pre-Franco Spain, also affected the culture and were fundamental to a vanguard of artists of the 20th century, as well as being part of some popular culture phenomena, such as the punk movement. In this text by Marcos Mayer, accompanied by the notable illustrations of SanyĂş, Anarchism For Beginners covers the history and influence of this movement through its contradictions and missteps, as well as its notable creativity and indefatigable fighting spirit. 
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10 Anarchism From Theory to Practice

Guerin, Daniel 

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11 Anarchism, Marxism and Hope for the Future

Chomsky, Noam (interviewed by Red & Black Revolution) 

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Price: 2.50 USD

 
12 Anarchism, Marxism, and the Future of the Left: Interviews and Essays, 1993-1998

Bookchin, Murray Trade Paperback

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Murray Bookchin has been a dynamic revolutionary propagandist since the 1930s when, as a teenager, he orated before socialist crowds in New York City and engaged in support work for those fighting Franco in the Spanish Civil War. Now, for the first time in book form, this volume presents a series of exciting and engaged interviews with, and essays from, the founder of social ecology. This expansive collection ranges over, amongst others, Bookchin's account of his teenage years as a young Communist during the Great Depression, his experiences of the 1960s and reflections on that decade's lessons, his vision of a libertarian communist society, libertarian politics, the future of anarchism, and the unity of theory and practice. He goes on to assess the crisis of radicalism today and defends the need for a revolutionary Left. Finally, he states what is to be valued in both anarchism and Marxism in building such a Left and offers guidelines for forming a new revolutionary social movement. 
Price: 19.95 USD

 
 
13 Anarchism: A Collection of Revolutionary Writings

Kropotkin, Peter Dover Publications 2002 9.78E+12 Trade paperback

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Important writings by the leading theorist of anarchism, including the brief but moving Spirit of Revolt, Law and Authority, an argument for social control through custom and education, and other documents. An invaluable addition to the libraries of instructors, students, and anyone interested in history, government, and anarchist thought. 
Price: 12.95 USD

 
14 Anarchism: From Theory to Practice

Guerin, Daniel, and Guberin, Daniel, and Klopper, Mary (Translated by) Monthly Review Press 1970 853451753 Trade paperback

New Text in English, French. Trade paperback (US). Glu 

Perhaps the best introductory book on anarchism, with a strong Marxist flavor. Excellent both on the intellectual substance of anarchism, and in its actual practice, from the Italian Factory Councils to workers' self management in Algeria. Includes an introduction by Chomsky. 
Price: 14.00 USD

 
 
15 Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow: Left-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward

Goodway, David 1604862211 / 9781604862218 Paperback

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From William Morris to Oscar Wilde to George Orwell, left-libertarian thought has long been an important but neglected part of British cultural and political history. In Anarchist Seeds beneath the Snow, David Goodway seeks to recover and revitalize that indigenous anarchist tradition. This book succeeds as simultaneously a cultural history of left-libertarian thought in Britain and a demonstration of the applicability of that history to current politics. Goodway argues that a recovered anarchist tradition could—and should—be a touchstone for contemporary political radicals. Moving seamlessly from Aldous Huxley and Colin Ward to the war in Iraq, this challenging volume will energize leftist movements throughout the world. Praise: Anarchist Seeds beneath the Snow is an impressive achievement for its rigorous scholarship across a wide range of sources, for collating this diverse material in a cogent and systematic narrative-cum-argument, and for elucidating it with clarity and flair… It is a book that needed to be written and now deserves to be read.  —Journal of William Morris Studies. Goodway outlines with admirable clarity the many variations in anarchist thought. By extending outwards to left-libertarians he takes on even greater diversity.  —Sheila Rowbotham, Red Pepper. A splendid survey of 'left-libertarian thought' in this country, it has given me hours of delight and interest. Though it is very learned, it isn’t dry. Goodway’s friends in the awkward squad (especially William Blake) are both stimulating and comforting companions in today’s political climate.  —A.N. Wilson, Daily Telegraph. “The history of the British anarchist movement has been little studied or appreciated outside of the movement itself. Anarchist Seeds beneath the Snow, should go a long way towards rectifying this blind spot in established labour and political history. His broad ranging erudition combined with a penetrating understanding of the subject matter has produced a fascinating, highly readable history.”  —Joey Cain 
Price: 24.95 USD

 
16 Anarchist Voices: An Oral History of Anarchism in America

Avrich, Paul Trade Paperback

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17 Arena One: On Anarchist Cinema: Anarchist Film & Video

Porton, Richard Oakland, CA PM Press, Christie Books & Read and Noir 2009 Trade Paperback

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In the wake of the end of the Cold War and worldwide protests against corporate globalization, anarchism continues to attract new adherents among both aging leftists and new generations of young radicals. Arena aims to tap into this revived interest in libertarian ideas, culture and practice by providing a dynamic focal point: a journal that brings together good, stimulating and provocative writing and scholarship on libertarian culture of all kinds. Designed for a general, intelligent, popular readership as well as for scholars and aficionados working in the area, the first issue of Arena focuses on film and video--historical and modern--and future issues will cover the entire spectrum of the arts: film, theatre, and art criticism as well as political theory and practice, reportage, letters, reviews, and unpublished fiction and nonfiction. Reviews: The essential publication for everyone interested in radical ideas, culture, and new writing. --Stuart Christie Product Details: Edited by Richard Porton Contributions by: Russell Campbell, Pietro Ferrua, Dan Georgakas, Andrew Hedden, Eric Jarry and more. Published by PM Press/Christie Books ISBN: 978-1-60486-050-4 Pub Date March 2009 Format: Paperback Page Count: 162 pages Size: 6 by 9 Subjects: Anarchism, Film 
Price: 20.00 USD

 
18 Arena Two: Anarchists in Fiction

Christie, Stuart 1604862149 / 9781604862140 Paperback

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In the second issue of Arena we aim to provide general insights into the role of the anarchist in fiction, both as protagonist and author. David Weir’s essay “Anarchist Fiction, Anarchist Sensibilities” focuses on the progenitor of anarchist fiction, William Godwin’s Caleb Williams, published in 1794, that demonstrated the pressing need for the utopian system he described in the first systematic elaboration of anarchist philosophy, Enquiry Concerning Political Justice. “Epic Pooh” is a newly updated revision of a 1978 article by Michael Moorcock reviewing epic fantasy literature for children, particularly J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. While researching early twentieth-century French anarchist plays translated into Italian, Santo Catanuto discovered interesting information on the literary side of the Communard Louise Michel, indicating that she was the author of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea. Stephen Schwartz, a longtime critic of the detective novel, evaluates the arc of French writer Leo Malet from anarchist to arabophobe and in “Between Libel And Hoax,” counters Miguel Mir’s libelous depiction of the Spanish anarchist movement, Entre el roig i el negre. In his discourse on B. Traven’s The Death Ship, Ernest Larsen looks at the intractable modern problem of identity. Larsen’s short story “Bakunin At The Beach” is about Mr. and Mrs. Bakunin holidaying at Lake Maggiore under the watchful eyes of Inspector Dupin of the Swiss Department of Justice and Police. Joseph Conrad’s short story “An Anarchist: A Desperate Tale” is republished here from A Set of Six (1908). “Anarchists in Fiction” is a collection of idiosyncratic reviews of books in which anarchists are portrayed as an eclectic group of villains and criminal degenerates. Finally, we conclude this second issue of Arena with an article by our cinema editor Richard Porton on Dušan Makavejev’s playful, allusive 1971 film WR: Mysteries of the Organism. 
Price: 14.00 USD

 
 
19 Armed Struggle in Italy 1976-78: A Chronology

Weir, Jean (Ed) (Editor) Elephant Editions 1990 9.78E+12 Annotated. Trade paperback

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 120 p. Audience: General/trade. 
Price: 5.90 USD

 
20 Autonomous Self-Organization & Anarchist Intervention

Venemous Butterfly: Last Earth Distro 2004 

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Price: 4.00 USD

 
 
21 Basic Bakunin: Writings 1869-1871

Bakunin, Mikhail Trade Paperback

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22 Black Mask & Up Against the Wall Motherfucker: The Incomplete Works of Ron Hahne, Ben Morea, and the Black Mask Group

Morea, Ben & Hahne, Ron 1604860219 / 9781604860214 Trade Paperback

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Founded in New York City in the mid-1960s by self-educated ghetto kid and painter Ben Morea, the Black Mask group melded the ideas and inspiration of Dada and the Surrealists, with the anarchism of the Durruti Column from the Spanish Revolution. With a theory and practice that had much in common with their contemporaries the San Francisco Diggers, Dutch Provos, and the French Situationists—who famously excommunicated 3 of the 4 members of the British section of the Situationist International for associating too closely with Black Mask—the group intervened spectacularly in the art, politics and culture of their times. From shutting down the Museum of Modern Art to protesting Wall Street’s bankrolling of war, from battling with Maoists at SDS conferences to defending the Valerie Solanas shooting of Andy Warhol, Black Mask successfully straddled the counterculture and politics of the 60s, and remained the Joker in the pack of both sides of The Movement. By 1968 Black Mask dissolved into The Family (popularly known as Up Against The Wall Motherf**ker—the name to which they signed their first leaflet), which combined the confrontational theater and tactics of Black Mask with a much more aggressively street approach in dealing with the police, and authorities. Dubbed a street gang with analysis they were reputedly the only white grouping taken seriously by the Black Panther Party, and influenced everyone from the Weathermen to the hippy communal movements. This volume collects the complete ten issues of the paper Black Mask (produced from 1966-1967 by Ben Morea and Ron Hahne), together with a generous collection of the leaflets, articles, and flyers generated by Black Mask, and UATW/MF, the UATW/MF Magazine, and both the Free Press and Rolling Stone reports on UATW/MF. A lengthy interview with founder Ben Morea provides context and color to this fascinating documentary legacy of NYC’s now legendary provocateurs. 
Price: 15.95 USD

 
 
23 Bomb: The Classic Novel of Anarchist Violence

Harris, Frank, and Dos Passos, John Roderigo (Introduction by) Feral House 2008 922915377 2nd ed. Trade paperback

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 213 p. Audience: General/trade. 
Price: 12.95 USD

 
24 Bourgeois Influences on Anarchism

Fabbri, Luigi 098128972X / 9780981289724 Trade Paperback

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This text was originally written by Italian anarchist communist Luigi Fabbri either before or during the First World War. In it he addresses problems he sees as stemming from the stereotyping of anarchism in bourgeois literature and media and the unfortunate feedback effect this was having on some militants practice of anarchism and language. Check this out: The minds of men, especially of the young, thirsting for the mysterious and extraordinary, allow themselves to be easily dragged by the passion for the new toward that which, when coolly examined in the calm which follows initial enthusiasm, is absolutely and definitively repudiated. This fever for new things, this audacious spirit, this zeal for the extraordinary has brought to the anarchist ranks the most exaggeratedly impressionable types, and at the same time, the most empty headed and frivolous types, persons who are not repelled by the absurd, but who, on the contrary, engage in it. They are attracted to projects and ideas precisely because they are absurd, and so anarchism comes to be known precisely for the illogical character and ridiculousness which ignorance and bourgeois calumny have attributed to anarchist doctrines. 
Price: 6.00 USD

 
 
25 Creating Anarchy

Sakolsky, Ron 

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26 Damned Fools in Utopia and Other Writings on Anarchism and War Resistance

Walter, Nicholas 160486222X / 9781604862225 Paperback

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Nicolas Walter was the son of the neurologist, W. Grey Walter, and both his grandfathers had known Peter Kropotkin and Edward Carpenter. However, it was the twin jolts of Suez and the Hungarian Revolution while still a student, followed by participation in the resulting New Left and nuclear disarmament movement, that led him to anarchism himself. His personal history is recounted in two autobiographical pieces in this collection as well as the editor’s introduction. During the 1960s he was a militant in the British nuclear disarmament movement – especially its direct-action wing, the Committee of 100 – he was one of the Spies of Peace (who revealed the State’s preparations for the governance of Britain after a nuclear war), he was close to the innovative Solidarity Group and was a participant in the homelessness agitation. Concurrently with his impressive activism he was analyzing acutely and lucidly the history, practice and theory of these intertwined movements;  and it is such writings – including Non-violent Resistance and The Spies for Peace and After – that form the core of this book. But there are also memorable pieces on various libertarians, including the writers George Orwell, Herbert Read and Alan Sillitoe, the publisher C.W. Daniel and the maverick Guy A. Aldred. The Right to be Wrong is a notable polemic against laws limiting the freedom of expression. Other than anarchism, the passion of Walter’s intellectual life was the dual cause of atheism and rationalism;  and the selection concludes appropriately with a fine essay on Anarchism and Religionand his moving reflections, Facing Death. Nicolas Walter scorned the pomp and frequent ignorance of the powerful and detested the obfuscatory prose and intellectual limitations of academia. He himself wrote straightforwardly and always accessibly, almost exclusively for the anarchist and freethought movements. The items collected in this volume display him at his considerable best. 
Price: 22.95 USD

 
 
27 Days of War, Nights of Love: Crimethink for Beginners

Crimeth Inc Workers' Collective (Creator) Crimethinc. 2002 9.78E+12 Illustrated. Trade paperback

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 281 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. 
Price: 8.00 USD

 
28 Demanding the Impossible: A History of Anarchism

Marshall, Peter Trade Paperback

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Navigating the broad 'river of anarchy', from Taoism to Situationism, from Ranters to Punk rockers, from individualists to communists, from anarcho-syndicalists to anarcha-feminists, Demanding the Impossible is an authoritative and lively study of a widely misunderstood subject. It explores the key anarchist concepts of society and the state, freedom and equality, authority and power and investigates the successes and failure of the anarchist movements throughout the world. While remaining sympathetic to anarchism, it presents a balanced and critical account. It covers not only the classic anarchist thinkers, such as Godwin, Proudhon, Bakunin, Kropotkin, Reclus and Emma Goldman, but also other libertarian figures, such as Nietzsche, Camus, Gandhi, Foucault and Chomsky. No other book on anarchism covers so much so incisively. In this updated edition, a new epilogue examines the most recent developments, including 'post-anarchism' and 'anarcho-primitivism' as well as the anarchist contribution to the peace, green and 'Global Justice' movements. Demanding the Impossible is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand what anarchists stand for and what they have achieved. It will also appeal to those who want to discover how anarchism offers an inspiring and original body of ideas and practices which is more relevant than ever in the twenty-first century. 
Price: 28.95 USD

 
 
29 Down With Empire! Up With Spring! A revolutionary ecological perspective

Aotearoa-New Zealand Rebel Press 2006 473115514 Trade paperback

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160 p. 
Price: 15.00 USD

 
30 Drawing the Line Once Again: Paul Goodman's Anarchist Writings

Goodman, Paul Trade Paperback

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Five years after his death in 1972, Paul Goodman was characterized by anarchist historian George Woodcock as “the only truly seminal libertarian thinker in our generation.” In this new PM Press initiative, Goodman’s literary executor Taylor Stoehr has gathered together nine core texts from his anarchist legacy to future generations. Here will be found the “utopian essays and practical proposals” that inspired the dissident youth of the Sixties, influencing movement theory and practice so profoundly that they have become underlying assumptions of today’s radicalism. Goodman’s analyses of citizenship and civil disobedience, decentralism and the organized system, show him Drawing the Line Once Again, mindful of the long anarchist tradition, and especially of the Jeffersonian democracy that resonated strongly in his own political thought. This is a deeply American book, a potent antidote to US global imperialism and domestic anomie. 
Price: 14.95 USD

 
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