Anarchism: A Collection of Revolutionary Writings [NOOK Book]

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Peter Kropotkin was born into the nobility of 19th century Russia, however even at an early age he began to reject the trappings of aristocracy. Kropotkin advocated for a form of socialism that differed from the Bolsheviks. His version of socialism was one in which the society was free from central government and based on voluntary associations between workers. He believed that any socialist state that rose to power through authoritarian means would be doomed to failure and would ultimately lead to the ...
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Overview

Peter Kropotkin was born into the nobility of 19th century Russia, however even at an early age he began to reject the trappings of aristocracy. Kropotkin advocated for a form of socialism that differed from the Bolsheviks. His version of socialism was one in which the society was free from central government and based on voluntary associations between workers. He believed that any socialist state that rose to power through authoritarian means would be doomed to failure and would ultimately lead to the restoration of a capitalistic system. Collected together in this volume is a representative collection of Kropotkin's writings on Anarchism including "Anarchist Morality," "Anarchism: Its Philosophy and Ideal," "Law and Authority," "Prisons and Their Moral Influence on Prisoners," "Revolutionary Government," "The Russian Revolution and the Soviet Government," "An Appeal to the Young," and "Anarchism—Encyclopedia Britannica Article."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486119861
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 2/7/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 797,647
  • File size: 753 KB

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