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Reflections on violence

Author: Georges Sorel; Jeremy Jennings
Publisher: United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
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In this classic text, Sorel develops the ideas of violence, myth, and the general strike as the heroic actions of the proletariat. His ideas would later be cited by Marxists and Fascists to support their non-compliant and violent methods to strike at bourgeoisie culture.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Georges Sorel; Jeremy Jennings
ISBN: 052155117X 9780521551175 0521559103 9780521559102
OCLC Number: 40595298
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xxxix, 300 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction; Reflections on Violence: Introduction; Part I. Class Struggle and Violence: Part II. The Decadence of the Bourgeoisie and Violence: Part III. Prejudices Against Violence: Part IV. The Proletarian Strike: Part V. The Political General Strike: Part VI. The Ethics of Violence: Part VII. The Ethics of the Producers: Appendix I: Unity and multiplicity; Appendix II: Apology for violence; Appendix III: In defence of Lenin.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Other Titles: Réflexions sur la violence.
Responsibility: edited by Jeremy Jennings.
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