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The Essential Kropotkin

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This book is a definitive general selection from all his works, including Appeal to the Young, Law and Authority, The Wage System, and Anarchism. The major works represented include Memoirs of a Revolutionist; Mutual Aid; The Great French Revolution; and Fields, Factories, and Workshops.
Paperback, 324 pages
Published June 17th 1975 by Liveright (first published 1975)
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Josh
Nov 09, 2008 Josh rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone who feels like they've compromised their ideals for a more sober view of "reality."
Written at the turn of the last century, Kropotkin's ideas are just as resonant (maybe more so) today. As evinced in this past election, even socialist ideas retain a heavy stigma that prevents their wisdom from getting serious play in mainstream discourse. Anarchism is wholly absent from the debate. With mass capitalism hitting critical mass, fuel and food crises, and the promises of western progress growing thinner and thinner, Kropotkin's key assertions not only seem all the more appealing, b ...more
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Apr 25, 2007 Samuel rated it liked it
Recommends it for: People who don't think they are Anarchists
Shelves: social-sciences
I'm not sure if it's included in this particular collection, but Kropotkin's 'Appeal to the Young' should be required reading for every single college graduate.
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Pyotr Alexeyevich Kropotkin (Пётр Алексеевич Кропоткин) was a geographer, a zoologist, and one of Russia's foremost anarchists. One of the first advocates of anarchist communism, Kropotkin advocated a communist society free from central government. Because of his title of prince, he was known by some as "the Anarchist Prince". Some contemporaries saw him as leading a near perfect life, including O ...more
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