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This title examines anarchism in world history from the writings of Greek philosophers through the Age of Enlightenment, the Spanish civil war, World Wars I and II to today. Influences such as Howard Zinn, Murray Bookchin, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Denis Diderot, Gustav Landauer are examined. Notable leaders of the movement such as Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Mikhail Bakunin, Peter Kropotkin, Francisco Ferrer, Emma Goldman, Max Stirner, and Nestor Makhno are introduced, as are prominent authors such as Richard Sonn, Alexander Berkman, Herbert Read, and Guy Debord. Important institutions such as the International Working Men's Association, Institute for Social Ecology, Second Socialist International, Ferrer Center and Modern School, and Situationist International are also introduced. Important events such as the Paris Commune, Haymarket Square riots, and the trial of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are covered. Exploring World Governments is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 9 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 10
BISACS JNF043000, JNF030000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 160
Season 2011-01-01
Item No 1788-3
ISBN 9781617147883
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 335
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6 x 9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR

Author: A.M. Buckley