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Freedom from Fear and Other Writings
Freedom from Fear and Other Writings
Paperback      ISBN: 0140253173
A new collection of writings by the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner includes her acceptance speech as delivered by her son during her six-year incarceration and numerous reminiscences on her role in politics and her fear for her people. Original.
Bakunin on Anarchism
Bakunin on Anarchism
Paperback      ISBN: 0919619061
A selection of writings by one of the most important practitioners of social revolution. "The best available in English. Bakunin's insights into power and authority, and the conditions of freedom, are refreshing, original and still unsurpassed in clarity and vision. I read this selection with great pleasure."--Noam Chomsky
Civil Disobedience and Other Essays
Civil Disobedience and Other Essays
Paperback      ISBN: 0486275639
Representative sampling of Thoreau's most frequently read and cited essays: "On the Duty of Civil Disobedience" (1849), "Life without Principle" (1863), "Slavery in Massachusetts" (1854), "A Plea for Captain John Brown" (1869) and "Walking" (1862).
Anarchism, and Other Essays
Anarchism, and Other Essays
Paperback      ISBN: 0486224848
Powerful, penetrating, prophetic essays on direct action, role of minorities, prison reform, puritan hypocrisy, violence, etc.
Communist Manifesto
Communist Manifesto
Paperback      ISBN: 0140444785
The political tract in which Marx presented the core of his philosophy and revolutionary program, with an introduction analyzing its significance to the realities of today and to Marx's own times
In Defense of Anarchism.
In Defense of Anarchism.
Paperback      ISBN: 0061315419
Leninism
Leninism
Paperback      ISBN: 0822318679
In this volume, Neil Harding presents the first comprehensive reinterpretation of Leninism to be produced in many years. Challenging much of the conventional wisdom regarding Leninism's effectiveness as a mobilizing body of ideas, its substance, and its origins and evolution, Harding offers both a controversial exposition of this ideology and a critical engagement with its consequences for the politics of contemporary communism. Rather than tracing the roots of Leninism to the details of Lenin's biography, Harding shows how it emerged as a revolutionary Marxist response to the First World War and to the perceived treachery—the support of that war—by social democratic leaders. The economics, politics, and philosophy of Leninism, he argues, were rapidly theorized between 1914 and 1918 and deeply imprinted with the peculiarities of the wartime experience. Its complementary metaphysics of history and science was as intrinsic to its confidence and sureness of purpose as it was to its contempt for democratic practice and tolerance. But, as Harding also shows, although Leninism articulated a complex and coherent critique of capitalist civilization and held a powerful appeal to a variety of constituencies, it was itself caught in a timewarp that fatally limited its capacity to adapt. This book will engage not only Russian and Soviet specialists, but also readers concerned with the varieties of twentieth-century socialism.
Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties
Part of Our Time
Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties
Paperback      ISBN: 1590170873
A collection of portaits of America's communists, union leaders, and mobsters of the 1930s.
The Marx-Engels Reader
The Marx-Engels Reader
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 039309040x
Compiles the significant writings of Marx and Engels in an attempt to trace the origins and meaning of classical Marxism
Capital: A Critique of Political Economy
Capital
A Critique of Political Economy
Paperback      ISBN: 0140445684
This 1867 study?one of the most influential documents of modern times?looks at the relationship between labor and value, the role of money, and the conflict between the classes.