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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 15 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Damned Fools in Utopia: And Other Writings on Anarchism and War Resistance by Nicolas Walter
    Damned Fools in Utopia: And Other Writings on Anarchism and War Resistance - by Nicolas Walter

    £20.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781604862225 | ISBN 10: 160486222x

    Nicolas Walter was the son of the neurologist, W. Grey Walter, and both his grandfathers had known Peter Kropotkin and Edward Carpenter. However, it was the twin jolts of Suez and the Hungarian Revolution while still a student, followed by participat ... more

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  • Cover image of book The History of the French Anarchist Movement 1917 - 1945 by David Berry
    The History of the French Anarchist Movement 1917 - 1945 - by David Berry

    £15.00   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781904859826 | ISBN 10: 1904859828

    David Berry's study is the first English-language evaluation of the development and lessons of the French anarchist movement between the wars. Using an impressive array of archival sources and personal interviews, Berry's original research explores t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bash the Rich: True-Life Confessions of an Anarchist in the UK by Ian Bone
    Bash the Rich: True-Life Confessions of an Anarchist in the UK - by Ian Bone

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780954417772 | ISBN 10: 0954417771

    In 1984, the Sunday People branded Class War founder Ian Bone 'the most dangerous man in Britain.' They weren't far wrong. In Bash the Rich, Ian Bone tells it like it was. From The Angry Brigade to the Free Wales Army, from Grosvenor Square to the Ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book At the Cafe: Conversations on Anarchism by Errico Malatesta
    At the Cafe: Conversations on Anarchism - by Errico Malatesta

    £7.50   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781904491064 | ISBN 10: 1904491065

    While Malatesta was hiding from the police her regularly went to a cafe in Ancona, Italy. He had shaved off his ususal beard but he was still taking a risk. Especially as this wasn't an anarchist cafe, but had a variety of customers including the loc ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Man Who Killed Durruti by Pedro de Paz
    The Man Who Killed Durruti - by Pedro de Paz

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781873976265 | ISBN 10: 1873976267

    A former policeman, now a Major in the Spanish Republican Army, is sent to Madrid to investigate the circumstances in which the legendary anarchist was killed. In his search for the truth he interviews the key witnesses and uncovers a number of contr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Edward Carpenter 1844-1929: Prophet of Human Fellowship by Chushichi Tsuzuki
    Edward Carpenter 1844-1929: Prophet of Human Fellowship - by Chushichi Tsuzuki

    £30.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780521019590 | ISBN 10: 0521019591

    This is the first full-scale biography of Edward Carpenter, an 'eminent Victorian' who played an intriguing role in the revival of socialism in Britain in the late 19th century.  'A worthy heir of Carlyle and Ruskin', as Tolstoy called him, Car ... more

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  • Cover image of book Life of an Anarchist: The Alexander Berkman Reader by Gene Fellner (Editor)
    Life of an Anarchist: The Alexander Berkman Reader - by Gene Fellner (Editor)

    £10.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781583226629 | ISBN 10: 1583226621

    Alexander Berkman was a twentieth-century American revolutionary. Like the abolishionist John Brown before him, Berkman was hugely idealistic, ready to go to the furthest extreme of self-sacrifice and violence on behalf of justice and civil rights. H ... more

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  • Cover image of book Granny Made Me an Anarchist: General Franco, The Angry Brigade and Me by Stuart Christie
    Granny Made Me an Anarchist: General Franco, The Angry Brigade and Me - by Stuart Christie

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780743263566 | ISBN 10: 0743263561

    In 1964, Christie was arrested in Madrid and charged with attempting to assassinate General Franco. He was 18, far from his home in Glasgow, and could speak no Spanish. The worst part was that the accusation was true. Christie was convicted, and beca ... more

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  • Cover image of book The London Years by Rudolf Rocker
    The London Years - by Rudolf Rocker

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780907123309 | ISBN 10: 0907123309

    This is the autobiography of a remarkable man and a window into a long-forgotten world. Rudolf Rocker was a German radical who became the leader of the Yiddish-speaking Jewish anarchists in London. He introduced this mass movement to world literatu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rebel Lives: Louise Michel by Nic Maclellan (editor)
    Rebel Lives: Louise Michel - by Nic Maclellan (editor)

    £7.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781876175764 | ISBN 10: 1876175761

    Louise Michel was the incendiary leader of the 1871 Paris Commune, when the city's population rose up to establish a shortlived workers' government. An anarchist and irrepressible rebel, 'the Red Virgin' spent much of her life on the run, in exile, i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rebel Lives: Sacco & Vanzetti by John Davies (editor)
    Rebel Lives: Sacco & Vanzetti - by John Davies (editor)

    £7.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781876175856 | ISBN 10: 1876175850

    Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were Italian immigrants and anarchists who were framed by the state & executed for murder in Boston during the Red Scare of the 1920s. They were convicted in a trial steeped in racial and ideological prejudice. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Facing the Enemy: A History of Anarchist Organization from Proudhon to May 1968 by Alexandre Skida (Translated by Paul Sharkey)
    Facing the Enemy: A History of Anarchist Organization from Proudhon to May 1968 - by Alexandre Skida (Translated by Paul Sharkey)

    £12.00   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781902593197 | ISBN 10: 1902593197

    The finest single volume history of European Anarchism is finally available in English in Paul Sharkey's elegant translation. Drawing on decades of research, Alexandre Skida traces anarchism as a major political movement and ideology across the 19th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Utopia Britannica: British Utopian Experiments 1325-1945 by Chris Coates
    Utopia Britannica: British Utopian Experiments 1325-1945 - by Chris Coates

    £16.50   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780951494585 | ISBN 10: 0951494589

    This book provides a wealth of information about communities, communes & co-operatives, of all types and scales, that existed in the UK from the 14th century until World War II. It brings the various characters to life, assisted by plenty of photogra ... more

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  • Cover image of book We, the Anarchists! A Study of the Iberian Anarchist Federation (FAI) 1927-1937 by Stuart Christie
    We, the Anarchists! A Study of the Iberian Anarchist Federation (FAI) 1927-1937 - by Stuart Christie

    £8.50   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781901172065 | ISBN 10: 1901172066

    SINCE THE OFFICIAL BIRTH of organised anarchism at the Saint Imier Congress of 1872, no anarchist organisation has been held up to greater opprobrium or subjected to such gross misrepresentation than the Federación Anarquista Iberica, better known ... more

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  • Cover image of book Demanding the Impossible: A History of Anarchism (updated edition) by Peter Marshall
    Demanding the Impossible: A History of Anarchism (updated edition) - by Peter Marshall

    £16.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780006862451 | ISBN 10: 0006862454

    'To be governed means that at every move, operation or transaction one is noted, registered, entered in a census, taxed, stamped, priced, assessed, patented, licensed authorised, recommended, admonished, reformed ... exploited, monopolised, extorted, ... more

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