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The Anarchists In The Russian Revolution (Documents of Revolution) by Paul Avrich - First Edition - 1973 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000000728)

The Anarchists In The Russian Revolution (Documents of Revolution)

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The Anarchists In The Russian Revolution (Documents of Revolution)

by Paul Avrich

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London: Thames & Hudson. Hardcover. 1973. First edition (not stated). Red cloth over boards, stamped in gold. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Interior is pristine. Spine is straight and tight. Ends and corners lightly bumped. Rubbing, edge and corner wear to jacket. 179 pages.

A collection of documents from the anarchists in the Russian Revolution and Civil War of 1917-1921, includes contributions from Kropotkin, Goldman, Makhno, Sokolov, Volin, Pavlov, Grachev, Berkman, Maksimov and many others.

Part 1. The February Revolution;
1. The revolution ahead / Volin (V.M. Eikhenbaum) (23 March 1917);
2. A greeting to freedom / Iuda Roshchin (May 1917);
3. Why I am an anarchist / N. Petrov (23 October 1917);
4. Appeal (poem) / Stepan Stepanov (23 October 1917);
Part 2. Aspects of anarchism;
5. Atheism;
a. Arise! / I. Selitsky (12 October 1917);
b. Atheist manifesto (12 May 1919);
c. My God (poem) / E. Zaidner-Sadd (7 January 1920);
6. Anti-militarism : reply / Geneva Group of Anarchist-Communists (August 1916);
7. Anti-intellectualism;
a. Proclamation (27 January 1918);
b. Pan-anarchist manifesto (1918);
c. Anarcho-futurist manifesto (14 March 1919);
8. Individualism;
a. Nothing forgotten and nothing learned / A.L. and V.L. Gordin (22 October 1917);
b. Anarchist manifesto / A.A. Borovoi (1918);
9. Anarchist youth : comrades! (April 1919);
10. Education : theses on the cultural organization of Russia (November 1918);
11. The future society;
a. The free commune and the free city / N.I. Pavlov (16 September 1918);
b. Anarchist communism / A. Grachev (15 September 1917);
Part 3. Workers' control;
12. Declaration of the Petrograd Union of Anarcho-Syndicalist propaganda (4 June 1917);
13. On trade unions and factory committees / G.P. Maksimov (August 1917);
14. A note on syndicalism / A.A. KIarelin (28 November 1917);
15. To the worker / Ia. Masalsky (19 December 1917);
Part 4. Social revolution;
16. The Durnovo dacha (9 June 1917);
17. Towards the moment / I.S. Bleikhman (9 September 1917);
18. The crisis of power / A.M. Shapiro (8 September 1917);
19. Two anarchist speeches (10 September and 19 October 1917);
20. Marxism and revolution / Gregory Raiva (29 September 1917);
21. Revolutionary dead end (22 October 1917);
22. What next? / E.Z. Dolinin (2 October 1917);
23. Is this the end? (20 October 1917);
24. Down with words! / Anna Vladimirova (29 September 1917);
Part 5. The October insurrection;
25. Two editorials (3 and 6 November 1917);
26. Party blindness / N.I. Pavlov (18 November 1917);
27. Speech on the Constituent Assembly (10 October 1917);
28. The Bolsheviks and the Constituent Assembly / I.S. Bleikhman (28 November 1917);
29. The soviets of workers', soldiers', and peasants' deputies / G.P. Maksimov (22 December 1917);
30. The people / Volin (26 February 1918);
Part 6. Civil war;
31. "Soviet anarchists" / Bill Shatov and Iuda Roshchin (1920);
32. Declaration on expropriations (11 March 1918);
33. Raids on anarchists (April 1918);
34. Arise people!: two proclamations (14 and 24 July 1918);
35. Era of dynamite (song) (1918);
36. To the anarchists (poem) / Victor Triuk (5 March 1918);
37. Three resolutions (August-September 1918);
38. The state and state socialists / A. Sokolov (14 July 1918);
39. Paths of revolution / M. Sergven (16 September 1918);
40. The Red Army (April 1919);
Part 7. Makhno;
41. Manifesto (1918);
42. Agricultural communes / Nestor Makhno (1918);
43. To all peasants and workers of the Ukraine (7 January 1920);
44. Who are the Makhnovists and what are they fighting for? (27 April 1920);
45. Pause! Read! Consider! (June 1920);
Part 8. Anarchists in prison;
46. A letter from prison / P. Mogila (April 1919);
47. One day in the Cheka's cellar / G.P. Maksimov (Spring 1919);
48. Two letters to Lenin / Peter Kropotkin (4 March and 21 December 1920);
49. Message to the workers of the West / Peter Kropotkin (June 1920);
Part 9. Kronstadt;
50. The Petropavlovsk resolution (28 February 1921);
51. What we are fighting for (8 March 1921);
52. Where there is authority there is no freedom (March 1921);
53. The Bolshevik myth / Alexander Berkman (March and September 1921);
54. My disillusionment in Russia / Emma Goldman.


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The Anarchists In The Russian Revolution (Documents of Revolution)
Paul Avrich
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history, anarchism, anarchists, revolution, social revolution, syndicalism, February Revolution, October Revolution, Russian Revolution, Kronstadt, Kropotkin, Makhno, Russia, Soviet Union
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