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Berkman, Alexander 1870-1936

Overview
Works: 259 works in 795 publications in 11 languages and 10,233 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Sources  Periodicals  Trials, litigation, etc  Essays  Personal narratives  Diaries  True crime stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Collaborator, Other, Creator
Classifications: HX833, 320.57
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Most widely held works about Alexander Berkman
 
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Nowhere at home : letters from exile of Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman by Emma Goldman( Book )

10 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prison memoirs of an anarchist by Alexander Berkman( Book )

62 editions published between 1912 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An early classic of American prison literature, now annotated in this definitive edition
What is Communist anarchism? : now and after: the ABC of Communist anarchism by Alexander Berkman( Book )

19 editions published between 1929 and 1972 in English and Spanish and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bolshevik myth (diary 1920-1922) by Alexander Berkman( Book )

21 editions published between 1925 and 1989 in English and German and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prison blossoms : anarchist voices from the American past by Alexander Berkman( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1892, unrepentant anarchists Alexander Berkman, Henry Bauer, and Carl Nold were sent to the Western Pennsylvania State Penitentiary for the attempted assassination of steel tycoon Henry Clay Frick. Searching for a way to continue their radical politics and to proselytize among their fellow inmates, these men circulated messages of hope and engagement via primitive means and sympathetic prisoners. On odd bits of paper, in German and in English, they shared their thoughts and feelings in a handwritten clandestine magazine called "Prison Blossoms." This extraordinary series of essays on anarchism and revolutionary deeds, of prison portraits and narratives of homosexuality among inmates, and utopian poems and fables of a new world to come not only exposed the brutal conditions in American prisons, where punishment cells and starvation diets reigned, but expressed a continuing faith in the "beautiful ideal" of communal anarchism
The Russian tragedy by Alexander Berkman( Book )

39 editions published between 1922 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is anarchism? by Alexander Berkman( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in French and English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Writing in everyday language, using examples from everyday life, this book examines political events to create an interlocking and comprehensive assessment of what Anarchism is and how we might get there. It's a mixture of moral and practical argument that, despite its pedantic style at times, and some archaic language, has not been surpassed. It was the first attempt of an Anarchist to present his ideas in a thorough and cohesive way, ideas distilled from nearly forty years of activism. Berkman examines how change comes about - and, just as importantly for him, why it doesn't. Perhaps in a book filled with thoughtful and contentious points, the most salient discussion is why people continue to accept capitalism and all its institutions that oppress and repress individual freedom. For Berkman, human evolution was instinctively predicated on mutual aid and justice was a kind of instinctive sympathy that can only be hindered or corrupted by government. We start from there."--Jacket
A.B.C. of anarchism by Alexander Berkman( Book )

41 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected works of Voltairine de Cleyre by Voltairine De Cleyre( Book )

13 editions published between 1914 and 2016 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gamblers : and, Marriage by Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ( Book )

4 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kronstadt rebellion by Alexander Berkman( Book )

50 editions published between 1922 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschrijving van de opstand in 1921 van de matrozen van de Russische marinebasis Kroonstad tegen het bolsjewistische regime
Mother Earth( )

in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is Communist anarchism? by Alexander Berkman( Book )

22 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blast( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blast( )

in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "anti-climax" : the concluding chapter of my Russian diary "The bolshevik myth" by Alexander Berkman( Book )

14 editions published between 1925 and 1990 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of an anarchist : the Alexander Berkman reader by Alexander Berkman( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Berkman was a twentieth-century American revolutionary. Like the abolitionist John Brown before him, Berkman was hugely idealistic, ready to go to the furthest extreme of self-sacrifice and violence on behalf of justice and civil rights. He decided to assassinate industrialist Henry Clay Frick after reading in the newspaper that Pinkertons hired by Frick had opened fire on the Homestead strikers, killing men, women, and children. Berkman's bungled attempt cost him fifteen years in a federal penitentiary. Upon his release, he became an effective agitator against conscription and was ag
Deportation, its meaning and menace; last message to the people of America by Alexander Berkman( Book )

11 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le mythe bolchevik : suivi d'un chapitre inédit A contre-courant : anti-climax by Alexander Berkman( Book )

11 editions published between 1925 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Prison blossoms : anarchist voices from the American past
Alternative Names
Aleksandar Berkman

Aleksander Berkman

Aleksandr Berkman anarchico russo

Aleksandras Berkmanas

Aleksandrs Berkmans

Alexander Berkman Anarchist und Schriftsteller

Alexander Berkman Russisch typograaf (1870-1936)

Alexander Berkman usona verkisto kaj anarkiisto

Alexandr Berkman

Alexandr Osipovič Berkman ruský anarchista a spisovatel

Alexandre Berkman anarchiste américain d'origine russe

Berkman, A.

Berkman, Alejandro

Berkman, Alejandro 1870-1936

Berkman, Aleksander 1870-1936

Berkman, Aleksandr 1870-1936

Berkman, Alexander

Berkman, Alexandr 1870-1936

Berkman, Alexandre

Berkman Alexandre 1870-1936

Berkman Ovsei Osipovich 1870-1936

Berkman, Owsei Osipowitsch 1870-1936

Berkmann, Alexander 1870-1936

Александар Беркман

Александар Беркман 1870-1936

Александр Беркман

Александр Беркман 1870-1936

Олександр Беркман

Олександр Беркман 1870-1936

אלכסנדר ברקמן

בערקמאן, אלעקסאנדער

בערקמאן, אלעקסאנדער 1870-1936

בערקמאן, אלעקסאנדער 1936-1870

בערקמאן, אלערסאנדער

ברקמן, אלכסנדר

ألكسندر بيركمان

الکساندر برکمن

알렉산더 버크만

アレクサンダー・バークマン

ベルクマン, A

ベルクマン, アレキサンダー

亞歷山大·貝克曼

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The Bolshevik myth (diary 1920-1922)Prison blossoms : anarchist voices from the American pastWhat is anarchism?A.B.C. of anarchismWhat is Communist anarchism?The blastThe blastThe "anti-climax" : the concluding chapter of my Russian diary "The bolshevik myth"Life of an anarchist : the Alexander Berkman reader