Anarchism and Anarchists
Published on the occasion of George Woodcock's 80th birthday, the essays collected here show that anarchism is as relevant in our age of collapsing nation states and ecological activism as it was in 1848.[political][history]
Paperback, 268 pages
Published April 28th 1995 by Quarry Press (CN)
(first published 1992)
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A fine collection of essays, documenting anarchist thought and writing. Well written, easy to approach, the text should be a staple. I don't know if I agree with all of the author's political sympathies, but it hardly affects the contents of the book. This should be read more often, by more people.
Woodcock was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, but moved with his parents to England at an early age, attending Sir William Borlase's Grammar School in Marlow and Morley College. Though his family was quite poor, Woodcock had the opportunity to go to Oxford University on a partial scholarship; however, he turned down the chance because he would have had to become a member of the clergy.Instead, he took...moreMore about George Woodcock...