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Anarchism and Other Essays
by Emma Goldman


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In the 1890s and for years thereafter, America reverberated with the name of the -notorious Anarchist, - feminist, revolutionist, and agitator, Emma Goldberg. A Russian Jewish immigrant at the age of 17, she moved by her own efforts from seamstress in a clothing factory to internationally known radical lecturer, writer, editor, and friend of the oppressed.  Read more...


 
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Overview

In the 1890s and for years thereafter, America reverberated with the name of the -notorious Anarchist, - feminist, revolutionist, and agitator, Emma Goldberg. A Russian Jewish immigrant at the age of 17, she moved by her own efforts from seamstress in a clothing factory to internationally known radical lecturer, writer, editor, and friend of the oppressed. This book is a collection of her remarkably penetrating essays, far in advance of their time, originally published by the Mother Earth press which she founded.
In the first of these essays, Anarchism: What It Really Stands For, she says, -Direct action, having proven effective along economic lines, is equally potent in the environment of the individual.- In Minorities Versus Majorities she holds that social and economic well-being will result only through -the non-compromising determination of intelligent minorities, and not through the mass.- Other pieces deal with The Hypocrisy of Puritanism; Prisons: A Social Crime and Failure; The Psychology of Political Violence; The Drama: A Powerful Disseminator of Radical Thought; Patriotism: A Menace to Liberty; and The Tragedy of Woman's Emancipation. A biographical sketch by Hippolyte Havel precedes the essays.
Anarchism and Other Essays provides a fascinating look into revolutionary issues at the turn of the century, a prophetic view of the social and economic future, much of which we have seen take place, and above all, a glimpse into the mind of an extraordinary woman: brilliant, provocative, dedicated, passionate, and what used to be called -high-minded.-


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780486224848
  • ISBN-10: 0486224848
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: June 1969
  • Page Count: 304
  • Dimensions: 8.02 x 5.44 x 0.64 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.67 pounds

Series: Dover Books on History

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