Memoirs of a Revolutionist
First serialized in an American (!) magazine as ‘Autobiography of a Revolutionist’, this account of his life by the anarchist, pacifist and scientist Peter Kropotkin (1842-1921) was published in England in 1899. It draws an exquisite depiction of tsarist Russia under the rule of tsar Alexander II (1855-1881 ), the movements advocating social and political change in Russia at that time and the development of socialist and anarchist activities and ideology in Switzerland, France and England, in th...more
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"İnsanın doğanın egemeni değil, onun sınırlı bir parçası olduğunu ve bu sınırlı parçada da doğa yasalarının geçerli olduğunu burada, Sibirya'da anladı Kropotkin. Bu nedenleydi ki, doğadaki uyum, sosyal dünyadaki uyumsuzluğu vurgulamakla kalmıyor, sanki onun düzenindeki anormalliği, ona y ...more
I have a terrible lack of knowledge concerning Russian history. I've always found Russia fascinating, its architecture, its people, its isolationism, but somehow, I never get around to learning anything about it. Then I had the chance to help edit the audiobook for Memoirs of a Revolutionist and I jumped on the chance. I'm so glad I did.
Pyotr is a fascinating person. Its ...more
This was a pretty good book; showing the human (and quite likable) side of a legendary Russian revolutionar ...more