Anarchist History Alphabeltical
Ernesto A. Longa - Anarchist Periodicals in English Published in the United States (1833-1955): An Annotated GuideSubmitted by Anonymous on Tue, 03/29/2011 - 21:03.
In the 19th and 20th centuries, dozens of anarchist publications appeared throughout the United States despite limited financial resources, a pestering and censorial postal department, and persistent harassment, arrest, and imprisonment by the State. Such works energetically advocated a stateless society built upon individual liberty and voluntary cooperation. read more »
C.L.R. James's famous essay "Every Cook Can Govern: A Study of Democracy in Ancient Greece Its Meaning for Today" (1956) in printable booklet format. James (an autonomist Marxist and post-colonial scholar) focuses on the radical, direct democracy during a certain period in ancient Greece, including the techniques used to popularize power and to decentralize control away from elites.
Chapter 4 of the "Conquest of Bread"
by Peter Kropotkin
Drawing on decades of research, Skirda traces anarchism as a major political movement and ideology across the 19th and 20th centuries. Critical and engaging, he offers biting and incisive portraits of the major thinkers, and more crucially, the organizations they inspired, influenced, came out of, and were spurned by. read more »
Federica Montseny and Spanish Anarchist Feminism by Shirley F. Fredericks
Italian-American responses to Czolgosz's killing of McKinley
http://zinelibrary.info/files/firedbytheideal.pdf (7.29 mb)
The "Manifesto of the September 23, 1911"
Emma Goldman's text on anarchist educator Francisco Ferrer.
Franklin Rosemont, 1944-2009
"A stranger to neither love nor laughter"
by Don Lacoss
The Fifth Estate, Summer-Fall 2009, Vol 44, No. 2 (Whole number 381), page 34 read more »
By investigating public records, journals, and books published between 1895 and 1917, Terence Kissack expands the scope of the history of LGBT politics in the United States. read more »
Free Women of Spain: Anarchism and the Struggle for the Emancipation of Women by Martha A. AckelsbergSubmitted by Anonymous on Sun, 07/15/2012 - 06:42.
Cowards don’t make history; and the women of Mujeres Libres (Free Women) were no cowards. Courageous enough to create revolutionary change in their daily lives, Mujeres Libres mobilized over 20,000 women into an organized network to strive for community, education, and equality for women -during the Spanish Revolution. read more »
by Dierdre Hogan
The Anarchist Collectives in the Countryside During the Spanish Civil War
by Paul Sharkey
Look! it's another zine from anarchist prisoner Rob Los Ricos
Featuring Rob's thoughts about:
prison life, riots, the just us system, illegalism, rioting and more words than necessary, with not enough artwork
Gates of Freedom: Voltairine de Cleyre and the Revolution of the Mind (With Selections from Her Writings) by Eugenia DeLamotteSubmitted by Anonymous on Sat, 07/07/2012 - 05:56.
"The question of souls is old; we demand our bodies, now." These words are not from a feminist manifesto of the late twentieth century, but from a fiery speech given a hundred years earlier by Voltairine de Cleyre, a leading anarchist and radical thinker. read more »
The classic by Bakunin. Required reading for all the cultural appropriations of "spirituality" that is tolerated in radical circles. That shits racist and authoritarian.
This is a history lesson. read more »
The first comprehensive collection of Gustav Landauer’s writings in English, this valuable addition to the history of anarchism in the early 20th century gathers more than 40 influential works by one of Germany’s most prominent radical agitators. read more »
He Zhen and Anarcho-Feminism in China by Peter Zarrow