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Anarchism : a history of libertarian ideas and movements

Author: George Woodcock
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To what degree can anarchism be an effective organized movement? Is it realistic to think of anarchist ideas ever forming the basis for social life itself? These questions are widely being asked again today in response to the forces of economic globalization. The framework for such discussions was perhaps given its most memorable shape, however, in George Woodcockʼs classic study of anarchism-first published in the
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Woodcock, George, 1912-1995.
Anarchism
(OCoLC)456684369
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Woodcock
ISBN: 9781442602359 144260235X
OCLC Number: 1000300160
Notes: Reprint of the 1986 ed. published in 2004 by Broadview Press.
Description: 1 online resource (434 pages)
Contents: Prologue --
The family tree --
The man of reason --
The egoist --
The man of paradox --
The destructive urge --
The explorer --
The prophet --
International endeavours --
Anarchism in France --
Anarchism in Italy --
Anarchism in Spain --
Anarchism in Russia --
Various traditions : anarchism in Latin America, Northern Europe, Britain, and the United States --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: George Woodcock.

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