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eBook Anarchism and Other Essays epub
  • ISBN: 0554360764
  • Author: Emma Goldman
  • Genre: Social Sciences
  • Subcategory: Politics & Government
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: BiblioLife (August 18, 2008)
  • Pages: 216 pages
  • ePUB size: 1284 kb
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Anarchism and Other Essays book.

Anarchism and Other Essays book.

Anarchism and Other Essays is a 1910 essay collection by Emma Goldman, first published by Mother Earth Publishing. The essays outline Goldman's anarchist views on a number of subjects, most notably the oppression of women and perceived shortcomings of first wave feminism, but also prisons, political violence, sexuality, religion, nationalism and art theory. Hippolyte Havel contributed a short biography of Goldman to the anthology.

Emma Goldman Anarchism and Other Essays 1910 Text from the Dana Ward’s copy of Emma Goldman’s Anarchism .

Emma Goldman Anarchism and Other Essays 1910 Text from the Dana Ward’s copy of Emma Goldman’s Anarchism and Other Essays. Emma Goldman is one of the few who, while thoroughly preserving their individuality, have become an important factor in the social and intellectual atmosphere of America. The life she leads is rich in color, full of change and variety. She has risen to the topmost heights, and she has also tasted the bitter dregs of life.

Librivox recording of Anarchism and Other Essays by Emma Goldman. Read by Lee Elliott and Peter Yearsley. In addition to a comprehensive look at anarchism and its criticisms, the book includes essays on patriotism, women's suffrage, marriage, and prisons. For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox. Download M4B (192MB).

Download M4B (192MB). Emma Goldman (1869-1940) was an anarchist known for her political activism, writing and speeches. She played a pivotal role in the development of anarchist political philosophy in North America and Europe in the first half of the twentieth century. Born in Russia, Goldman emigrated to the US in 1885 and lived in New York City, where she became a writer and a renowned lecturer on anarchist philosophy, women's rights, and social issues, attracting crowds of thousands

Anarchism and Other Essays (Dover Books on History, Political and Social Science). A masterpiece, pure and simple- that's the best way to describe this book. Emma Goldman was a great champion of freedom, and a martyr for it, as well.

Anarchism and Other Essays (Dover Books on History, Political and Social Science). America's near silence regarding this great hero is shameful. Read this book- and see the movie "Reds" and you'll know wh. f course, you'll find things to disagree with in this book, but the woman's committment to true freedom is undeniable.

Anarchism and Other Essays - Emma Gold. Emma Goldman is one of the few who, while thoroughly preserving their individuality, have become an important factor in the social and intellectual atmosphere of America

Anarchism and Other Essays - Emma Gold.

Anarchism and Other Essays was first published by her own publishing house, Mother Earth. Havel provides a detailed biography of Emma Goldman and ends with a stirring call to emancipate humanity. It opens with an introduction by Hippolyte Havel, a Czech anarchist who lived in Greenwich Village in New York. He was a great friend of the playwright, Eugene O'Neill, who based some of the characters in his plays on Havel. Emma Goldman's preface describes her own journey and motives. Twelve chapters delineate Goldman's philosophy and ideas.

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
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interactive man
Currently, as we sense the decline of the labor movement, the fraying of the social safety net, the widening of income gaps, the disappearance of the middle class and the rise of Tea Party and Libertarian philosophies, this woman and this era, (1890's through 1930's), offer interesting, pertinent and surprising insights and parallels.

This work includes Emma Goldman's essays, and also addresses Emma Goldman's life and activities, and so it embraces as it must her thoughts and feelings, her formal and informal statements, and a complete range of her writings, speeches and public utterances. It is not a close parsing of the differences amongst the intellectuals on the finer points of Marxist theory, a topic that is probably of little interest much less application for today's reader, but it will inform your understanding of anarchy as a school of thought.

The book does present a vibrant and fascinating picture of a woman who was of her time and yet well ahead of her time. It captures the political excitement and hysteria and ferment that marked the 1890'ss, and it calmly and clearly explains some of the main lines of thought that we now lump together under the vaguely misunderstood heading of "anarchism".

There is much to think about here, and it is a pleasure to recapture and appreciate who Emma Goldman was and what she accomplished.

This is a very nice Kindle find, and worth a look. The writing is crisp and feels very modern despite the book's age. While the author clearly admires Emma Goldman, this is no hagiography, and while the book is sympathetic to the anarchist cause it is not unreliable or exaggerated in its claims. It would seem that this would serve as a solid introduction and guide to the politics of this largely forgotten, or at least overlooked, period in U.S. history. That seems a solid basis for recommending this book to the interested reader.
This is NOT the original "Anarchism and Other Essays." Whoever put this together self-published it and it DOES NOT INCLUDE one essay, and the other essays are titled incorrectly.

This particular book is a great introduction into Emma Goldman's world. It's definitely not an Anarchism 101 but the novice will be able to grasp Goldman's version of Anarcha-Feminism. Two things I should mention: 1.) It's cheap price is appealing and the reason for is printed on demand through Create Space. 2.) Because it's independently created its poorly proofread. Honestly not even sure the person the typed this actually read through his final product. A lot of typos. But if this doesn't bother you, then the cost savings is worth the loss.
Phallozs Dwarfs
What I've gleaned from this book, as far as I have gotten, is that we, as a civilization, have not progressed very much. Emma's disappointment with the citizenry of her age, that she describes, could and does apply to the citizenry of today. She sees what's swept under the rug, and it's what we've been seeing these days. History repeating itself.
The most important thing about these essays is that they are still directly relevant in a hundred years time. The anarchist and socialist Emma is a passionate critic of puritanical hypocrisy about sex, the abuse of women and the working men and of how those in power incite wars and use patriotism to hide it, or the cruelty of the prison system.

Goldman's anarchism is consistent, perhaps almost to a fault. And it is impressive how very well she understood the value of freedom and every man's right to pursue his/her happiness. She lived in the period of self-righteous greed and militarism that was the late Gilded Age and one of the most relevant times of history to understand "what went wrong" with corporativism and mixed economic policies the following century. These essays are a series of criticisms of power in its religious, political, military, corporativist, and legal forms.

I truly enjoyed reading her tenacity of thought and I admire the fact that in many ways she was the first in the United States to fight for ideas which are still important today. A must read.
Just because it's old, doesn't devalue it. Emma wrote in readable English. By that, I mean she didn't have the annoying and iconic high diction of many authors of her time (compare to Ambrose Bierce). You aren't supposed to just agree with the whole book and all the ideas because anarchism is always changing, adapting, and new threats are added all the time. Emma probably could never have conceived of what the modern State has become - so don't use this as a handbook, and FFS, don't use this and become an armchair politician, or worse, an armchair insurrectionist. Please. There's enough. Just use Emma's work to open your mind to some new yet old ideas during the golden age of Anarchist theory.
Book came extremely damaged. Pages ripped, bent, etc. Cover was creased and torn. Spine was also very damaged and peeling. Also not a 1st edition anything: simply a forgotten school copy of a wonderful book; so damaged it look like it was recovered from a trash can. I intended this for a gift and had to go buy something else!
This book is an eye opener

Especially her explanation of the American prison system in the 1920, where she explains that the prisoners were taught skills displacing women from the workforce when they exited prison, this lead to them having very poor salaries (back then women were paid much less). This lead to the working class hating the prisoners because their salaries were decreased (displaced wifes) and it made the x prisoners continue to commit crimes. As a result the privately owned prisons were guaranteed to get cheap force labor back. And the working class waited all it's energy hating the disenfranchised instead of the ruling elite... Now 100 years later America has more prisoners pr capita than any other country, so obviously this successful business strategy has been expanded quite substantially
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