Elisée Reclus

Advice to My Anarchist Comrades - Elisée Reclus

An open letter by Elisée Reclus to the anarchist movement. Written in 1901.

Elizo Rekluzo: Biografio

Jean Jacques Élisée Reclus (esperantigite Elizeo Rekluzo) (naskiĝis la 15-an de marto 1830 en Sainte-Foy-la-Grande (Francio), mortis la 4-an de julio 1905 en Torhout (Belgio)) estis franca geografo kaj anarĥiisto.

How the Paris Communards made their lives luxurious

Paris Communards

An interview about the Paris Communards' ideas about changing the world. From People & Nature

On anarchist colonies - Elisée Reclus

In this article published in 1900 in Les Temps Nouveaux, Elisée Reclus opposes the formation of isolated anarchist colonies and instead calls upon anarchists to immerse themselves in the wider world, where the “subterranean labors” of propaganda bear fruit under unexpected circumstances, even “in the world of the enemy”, and, insisting that anarchists do not “constitute a party separate from society”, he proclaims that “our ambition is to conquer the entire planet for the truth”.

Open Vistas Vol. 1, No. 2 (March-April 1925)

The March-April 1925 issue of Open Vistas a magazine that published poetry and reviews, as well as essays reflecting the editors' anarchist politics.

Open Vistas Vol. 1, No. 1 (January-February 1925)

The January-February 1925 issue of Open Vistas a magazine that published poetry and reviews, as well as essays reflecting the editors' anarchist politics.

Elisée Reclus and the city without limits – José Ardillo

A 2014 critical review of two essays on Elisée Reclus published in 2013, focusing on his somewhat ambivalent views on the city (e.g., he thought that the vast stockyards and slaughterhouse complexes of the Chicago meat industry of 1900 comprised a “model for the mechanization of meat production that should be extended to other cities and countries”), the problematic of how these views fit into his overall theoretical perspective (he was a world-famous libertarian geographer), and the extent to which they are still relevant for our time.

Obituary: Elisée Reclus - Peter Kropotkin

Peter Kropotkin's obituary of the great anarchist and geographer, Elisée Reclus. Published in The Geographical Journal, Vol. 26, No. 3 (Sep., 1905), pp. 337-343.

Man and nature - Elisée Reclus

The present pamphlet contains two essays concerning the relationship between man and nature by the anarchist geographer Elisée Reclus. The first is a review of the book, Man and Nature, by George Perkins Marsh. In the second essay, Reclus concerns himself with the the awareness of nature in modern society.

The evolution of cities - Elisée Reclus

Anarchist geographer Elisée Reclus on the development and growth of cities.