Paul Avrich

Bakunin: The Father of Anarchism by Anthony Masters Review by Paul Avrich

Anthony Masters, a British novelist and biographer, has produced the first full- length life of Bakunin in English since E. H. Carr’s Michael Bakunin (published in 1937). Carr’s work, though scholarly, readable, and indispensable to anyone inter¬ested in Bakunin, nevertheless placed undue emphasis on the more eccentric aspects of Bakunin’s personality and career, while paying insufficient attention to his major writings and their impact on the revolutionary and working-class movements of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

The Haymarket Tragedy - Paul Avrich

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This is the first paperback edition of a moving appraisal of the infamous Haymarket bombing (May 1886) and the trial that followed it--a trial that was a cause célèbre in the 1880s and that has since been recognized as one of the most unjust in the annals of American jurisprudence. Paul Avrich shows how eight anarchists who were blamed for the bombing at a workers' meeting near Chicago's Haymarket Square became the focus of a variety of passionately waged struggles.

Kronstadt 1921 - Paul Avrich

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A detailed book-length history of the Kronstadt uprising of workers and sailors against the burgeoning Bolshevik dictatorship during the Russian revolution.

Nestor Makhno: the man and the myth

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A short biography of Nestor Makhno by historian Paul Avrich.

Review: The End of anarchism? by Luigi Galleani

A review by Paul Avrich of Luigi Galleani's The End of Anarchism?.

Review: Anarchist voices. An oral history of anarchism in America

AK offers a most welcome unabridged reprint of a volume first issued in 1995, issued as part of AK Press's reprinting of the works of the well-known historian of anarchism Paul Avrich, who died in 2006.

Sasha and Emma. The anarchist odyssey of Alexander Berkman and Emma Goldman - Paul Avrich, Karen Avrich

In 1889 Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman met in a Lower East Side coffee shop. Over the next fifty years they became fast friends, fleeting lovers, and loyal comrades. This dual biography offers a glimpse into their intertwined lives, the influence of the anarchist movement they shaped, and their unyielding commitment to equality and justice.

Bakunin on anarchy: Selected works by the activist-founder of world anarchism

A selection of Mikhail Bakunin's writings compiled by Sam Dolgoff and published by Vintage Books in 1971.

Review of Luigi Galleani’s “The End of Anarchism?”

Anarchist historian Paul Avrich reviews "The End of anarchism?" by Lugi Galleani.

Kropotkin in America - Paul Avrich

Biographic essay on Kropotkin by anarchist historian Paul Avrich