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Anarchy, geography, modernity : the radical social thought of Elisée Reclus

Author: Elisée Reclus; John P Clark; Camille Martin
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2004.
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"Elisée Reclus, a leading nineteenth-century geographer and revolutionary, made significant contributions to political thought, ecological philosophy, and urbanism. Anarchy, Geography, Modernity is the first work in English to present a comprehensive analysis of Reclus' social thought. In the first part of the book, John P. Clark and Camille Martin present an overview of Reclus' life and work, while the second part
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Elisée Reclus; Elisée Reclus; Elisée Reclus; Elisée Reclus
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elisée Reclus; John P Clark; Camille Martin
ISBN: 0739108050 9780739108055
OCLC Number: 53178878
Description: xii, 271 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: An Introduction to Reclus' Social Thought --
The Earth Story, the Human Story --
The Anarchist Geographer --
The Dialectic of Nature and Culture --
A Philosophy of Progress --
Anarchism and Social Transformation --
The Critique of Domination --
The Legacy of Reclus: Liberty, Equality, Geography --
Selected Writings of Elisee Reclus --
The Feeling for Nature in Modern Society (1866) --
To My Brother, the Peasant (1893) --
Anarchy (1894) --
The Extended Family (1896) --
Evolution, Revolution, and the Anarchist Ideal (1898) --
On Vegetarianism (1901) --
The History of Cities (1905) --
The Modern State (1905) --
Culture and Property (1905) --
Progress (1905) --
Advice to My Anarchist Comrades (1901).
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by John P. Clark and Camille Martin.
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"Elisée Reclus, a leading nineteenth-century geographer and revolutionary, made significant contributions to political thought, ecological philosophy, and urbanism. Anarchy, Geography, Modernity is the first work in English to present a comprehensive analysis of Reclus' social thought. In the first part of the book, John P. Clark and Camille Martin present an overview of Reclus' life and work, while the second part includes translations of Reclus' major theoretical writings (some for the first time in English), in addition to several popular essays.

An essential work for historians of anarchist and libertarian political thought, Reclus' writing provides a major expression of radical modernism with his sweeping account of human history as the story of progress toward a future world of human freedom, social cooperation, and restored harmony with nature."--Jacket.

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For far too long Elisee Reclus has stood in the shadow of Godwin, Proudhon, Bakunin, Kropotkin and Emma Goldman. Now John Clark as pulled Reclus forward to stand shoulder to shoulder with Anarchism's Read more...

 
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