Men Against the State: The Expositors of Individualist by James J. Martin

By James J. Martin

An acclaimed survey of 19th-century American anarchist and individualist thinkers, together with Josiah Warren, Ezra Heywood, Lysander Spooner and Benjamin R. Tucker. This vintage learn through a very good libertarian-revisionist historian is effective for an knowing of the highbrow pioneers of yankee libertarianism. contains the foreword by way of Harry Elmer Barnes to the unique (1953) version.

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Gramsci and the Anarchists by Carl Levy

By Carl Levy

This can be the 1st paintings in English to deal comprehensively with Italian anarchism from the start of the century to the increase of fascism. It reconstructs the improvement of anarchist and syndicalist principles and programmes and charts their family with Gramsci and the Turin- dependent Ordine Nuovo staff. The e-book locations those advancements in the basic context of little recognized hyperlinks connecting Italian anarchists and syndicalists to sympathizers in Britain, France, Germany and Russia. The research of ‘libertarian’ politics in Italy is observed by way of an in depth and interesting reconstruction of the social base of Italian anarchism that demanding situations the assumptions of a lot of the political sociology of the ecu Left.Developing a hitherto unexplored yet very important point of Gramsci's political rules and methods, this publication contributes to our knowing of 1 of the valuable Marxist thinkers and activists of the 20 th century and to at least one of the severe moments within the background of the eu Left. In bringing new lifestyles and realizing to a major bankruptcy in modern Italian historical past, this ebook is probably going to turn into a customary textual content in this pivotal philosopher.

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Militant Anti-Fascism: A Hundred Years of Resistance by M. Testa

By M. Testa

Fascism isn't really something of the prior. during this period of obstacle and austerity, it's turning out to be even greater. The query is: How can we cease it?

According to M. Testa, the struggle opposed to it needs to be competitive and unrelenting. utilizing a mix of orthodox heritage, eyewitness debts, and unflinching research, he makes the case for a resolutely militant anti-fascism, one who offers no zone and tolerates no excuses. not like different partisan debts of up to date battles opposed to fascism and ultra-nationalism, Militant Anti-Fascism takes us from proto-fascists in nineteenth-century Austria to modern day street-fights in London, offering a large context for its arguments and searching at various nations over an extended time period. the result's either a significant old learn and a narrative of victory and fight, previous and current, designed to encourage and energize militants.

Lay apart, as M. Testa does, your religion in liberal, legislative, and state-approved methods to today’s fascist hazard. commence by way of interpreting this provocative and unapologetic evaluation of militant anti-fascism and the options that experience effectively faced the a long way correct whilst it has reappeared in its many guises.

M. Testa, undercover anti-fascist blogger, has analyzed the altering fortunes of the British a long way correct for the reason that 2009. He has written for the anarchist journal Freedom and is a member of the Anti-Fascist Network.

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Lifestyle Politics and Radical Activism by Laura Portwood-Stacer

By Laura Portwood-Stacer

Makes an attempt via humans to enact their political views of their day-by-day lives became usual in modern US tradition, in spheres starting from purchasing behavior to romantic attachments. This groundbreaking ebook examines how collective social hobbies have cultivated person practices of "lifestyle politics" as a part of their concepts of resistance, and the tensions they have to navigate in doing so.

Drawing on feminism and different activities that declare that the non-public is political, the e-book explores how radical anarchist activists place their very own existence inside tasks of resistance. a variety of way of life practices, from intake to non-public variety to sexual relationships, are studied to deal with how identification and cultural practices can be utilized as instruments of political dissent.

An obtainable and provocative textual content, way of life Politics and Radical Activism blends concept with empirical fabrics to focus on concerns which are very important not just to anarchists, but in addition to a person suffering for social swap. This precise research will give a contribution to the advance of anarchist concept and perform and may attract somebody attracted to political activism and social activities.

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The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual by Arthur Versluis

By Arthur Versluis

The single e-book of its sort, the hot Inquisitions is an exciting research into the highbrow origins of totalitarianism. Arthur Versluis unveils the connections among heretic searching in early and medieval Christianity, and the emergence of totalitarianism within the 20th century. He indicates how secular political thinkers within the 19th century inaugurated a practice of protecting the Inquisition, and the way Inquisition-style heretic-hunting later manifested around the spectrum of twentieth-century totalitarianism. an extremely wide-ranging paintings, the hot Inquisitions starts with early Christianity, and lines heretic-hunting as a phenomenon throughout the center a long time and correct into the 20 th century, exhibiting how an identical inquisitional modes of notion recur either at the political Left and at the political correct.

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Lysander Spooner: American Anarchist by Steve J. Shone

By Steve J. Shone

Lysander Spooner: American Anarchist is the 1st book-length exposition of the guidelines of the yank anarchist and abolitionist who lived usually in Boston, Massachusetts, from 1808 to 1887. Few buyers are acquainted with Spooner. still, there are lots of attention-grabbing strands of unique regarded as present in his works that experience modern significance―for instance his reflections at the desire for jury nullification or his devastating critique of the social agreement. Rediscovering Spooner at the present time isn't any mere research of a bygone 19th century philosopher, yet particularly a gateway to a super and unique pupil whose suggestions shouldn't be neglected.

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Morality and Politics in Modern Europe: The Harvard Lectures by Michael Oakeshott

By Michael Oakeshott

Whilst Michael Oakeshott died in 1990, he left a lot unpublished fabric, together with absolutely elaborated essays and entire full-length manuscripts. This quantity includes chosen goods from those works in keeping with a chain of 8 lectures introduced in 1958.

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Virginia Woolf and Fascism: Resisting the Dictators’ by Merry Pawlowski

By Merry Pawlowski

This specific selection of essays, edited through top Woolf pupil, brings jointly for the 1st time a significant attention of Virginia Woolf's writing in the political context of fascism. Virginia Woolf and Fascism probes Woolf's fiction and non-fiction from Mrs. Dalloway in 1927 to among the Acts , 1941, for her responses not just to the starting to be menaces of dictators out of the country, but additionally to mounting proof of fascist ideology at domestic in England. The essays current a portrait of Woolf as a lady author who used to be politically engaged, and actively protesting opposed to a worldview which aggressively special ladies for oppression.

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