Anarchism for Beginners

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If you're interested in finding out more about this philosophical and political movement and are not sure where to begin, check out these titles. All are written in a clear accessible manner and are excellent introductions to key anarchist thinkers, theory and history. 

Anarchism: A Very Short Introduction

Colin Ward

8,99 € 8,36 €

Colin Ward was one of Britain's greatest anarchist thinkers and social historians. This short book is an excellent introduction to anarchism. Especially recommended for readers approaching the subject for the first time.

Anarchy In Action

Colin Ward

14,99 € 13,94 €

In this classic anarchist text, Colin Ward demonstrates that the roots of anarchist practice are not so alien or quixotic as they might at first seem but lie precisely in the ways that people have always tended to organise themselves when left alone to do so.

Anarchism: A Beginner's Guide

Ruth Kinna

9,99 € 9,29 €

Ruth Kinna is one of anarchism's most prominent academics. In this clear and penetrating study, Kinna goes directly to the heart of this controversial ideology, explaining the influences that have shaped anarchism and the different tactics and strategies that have been used by anarchists throughout history to achieve their ends.

The Government of No One: The Theory and Practice of Anarchism

Ruth Kinna

9,99 € 9,29 €

In this magisterial study, Ruth Kinna traces the tumultuous history of anarchism, starting with thinkers and activists such as Peter Kropotkin and Emma Goldman and through key events like the Paris Commune and the Haymarket affair. Skilfully introducing us to the nuanced theories of anarchist groups from Russia to Japan to the United States, The Government of No One reveals what makes a supposedly chaotic movement particularly adaptable and effective over centuries -- and what we can learn from it.

On Anarchism

Noam Chomsky

6,00 € 5,58 €

An essential text for anyone interested in deepening their understanding of anarchism, written by one of the greatest intellectuals of our time. On Anarchism gathers Chomsky's essays and interviews to provide a short, accessible introduction to his distinctively optimistic brand of anarchism.

Anarchism

Daniel Guerin

9,99 € 9,29 €

Daniel Guérin was a French anarcho-communist author. This classic introductory text offers a theoretical definition of anarchism and considers its practice at various moments in history, such as during the Bolshevik Revolution, the Spanish Civil War, in the Italian Factory Councils and in workers' self-management in Yugoslavia and Algeria.

The Conquest of Bread

Peter Kropotkin

9,99 € 9,29 €

The Conquest of Bread was written by Russian Anarchist and Anarcho-Communist Kropotkin, one of anarchism's leading theoriticians. This book is a classic of political anarchist literature and was heavily influential on both the Spanish Civil War and the Occupy movement. Perhaps best read after Ward or Kinna's introductions.