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The conquest of bread

Author: Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin, kni︠a︡zʹ; David Priestland
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : This edition, using the 1913 text, first published in Penguin Classics in 2015View all editions and formats
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In this brilliantly enjoyable rallying-cry of a book, Kropotkin lays out the heart of his anarchist beliefsbeliefs that surged around the world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and that have a renewed relevance and poignancy today. Humane and thoughtful, but also a devastating critique of how modern society is organized (with the brutal, narrow few clinging onto their wealth and privileges at the expense of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin, kni︠a︡zʹ; David Priestland
ISBN: 9780141396118 0141396113
OCLC Number: 913790063
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xxxii, 221 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Our riches --
Well-being for all --
Anarchist communism --
Expropriation --
Food --
Dwellings --
Clothing --
Ways and means --
The need for luxury --
Agreeable work --
Free agreement --
Objections --
The collectivist wages system --
Consumption and production --
The division of labor --
The decentralization of industry --
Agriculture.
Other Titles: Conquete du pain.
Responsibility: Peter Kropotkin ; introduction and notes by David Priestland.

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