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Author LinkWoodcock, George,1912-1995.
Title LinkAnarchism : a history of libertarian ideas and movements / George Woodcock.
Imprint Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c2009.
Description 434 p. ;  23 cm.
Type of Material Book
Gen. Note Reprint of the 1986 ed. published in 2004 by Broadview Press.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Prologue -- The family tree -- The man of reason -- The egoist -- The man of paradox -- The destructive urge -- The explorer -- The prophet -- International endeavours -- Anarchism in France -- Anarchism in Italy -- Anarchism in Spain -- Anarchism in Russia -- Various traditions : anarchism in Latin America, Northern Europe, Britain, and the United States -- Epilogue.
Summary To what degree can anarchism be an effective organized movement? Is it realistic to think of anarchist ideas ever forming the basis for social life itself? These questions are widely being asked again today in response to the forces of economic globalization. The framework for such discussions was perhaps given its most memorable shape, however, in George Woodcock╩╝s classic study of anarchism-first published in the 1960s, revised in 1986 and now widely recognized as the most significant twentieth-century overview of the subject.-- p. [4] of cover.
Subject LinkAnarchism -- History.

System Number 000670412
ISBN Link9781551116297 (pbk.)
Link1551116294 (pbk.)

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