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Kropotkin : 'The Conquest of Bread' and Other Writings - Peter Kropotkin

Kropotkin

'The Conquest of Bread' and Other Writings

Hardcover Published: 31st December 2009
ISBN: 9780521453981
Number Of Pages: 304

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The Russian anarchist Peter Kropotkin was the world's foremost spokesman of anarchism at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries. The Conquest of Bread is his most detailed description of the ideal society, embodying anarchist communism, and of the social revolution that was to achieve it. Marshall Shatz's introduction to this edition traces Kropotkin's evolution as an anarchist, from his origins in the Russian aristocracy to his disillusionment with the Russian Revolution, and the volume also includes a hitherto untranslated chapter from his classic Memoirs of a Revolutionist, which contains colourful character-sketches of some of his fellow anarchists, as well as an article he wrote summarising the history of anarchism, and some of his views on the Revolution.

Introduction
Principal events in Kropotkin's life
Bibliographical note
Biographical synopses
The Conquest of Bread
æWestern EuropeÆ, from Memoirs of a Revolutionist
æAnarchismÆ, from The Encyclopaedia Britannica
Kropotkin on the Russian Revolution
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521453981
ISBN-10: 0521453984
Series: Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 31st December 2009
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.54