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Vision on Fire: Emma Goldman on the Spanish Revolution

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Vision on Fire is a historical treasure.”—Howard Zinn

This carefully chosen collection features the most important writings from the turbulent last four years of Emma Goldman’s life. This incredible follow-up her popular autobiography, Living My Life, reveals her struggles with the contradictions of the Spanish Revolution and her efforts to maintain integrity and vision in the heat of political activism.

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Overview

Vision on Fire is a historical treasure.”—Howard Zinn

This carefully chosen collection features the most important writings from the turbulent last four years of Emma Goldman’s life. This incredible follow-up her popular autobiography, Living My Life, reveals her struggles with the contradictions of the Spanish Revolution and her efforts to maintain integrity and vision in the heat of political activism.

An influential and well-known anarchist, Emma Goldman was an early advocate of free speech, birth control, feminism, and workers’ rights.

David Porter received his PhD from Columbia University. He has taught for two decades at Empire State College.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781904859574
  • Publisher: AK Press
  • Publication date: 8/1/2006
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 347
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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Emma Goldman (1869-1940) stands as a major figure in the history of American radicalism and feminism. An influential and well-known anarchist of her time, Goldman was an early advocate of free speech, birth control, women?s rights, and union organization. To this day she remains one of the most recognizable figures in anarchist history. David Porter studied political science, sociology and economics at Columbia University where he received his Ph.D. He's taught at colleges in Brooklyn, Montreal, and Maryland and for two decades at Empire State College. Over four decades, he has investigated and written on a variety of grassroots contexts of community participatory empowerment, historically and in the present, in the U.S. and abroad.
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