Guérin’s classic anthology of anarchism translated and reprinted, available for the first time in a Daniel Guérin Goodreads reviews for No Gods No Masters . No Gods No Masters has ratings and 29 reviews. Jake said: This is an anthology of anarchist writing from around the s to WWII and the quality of. No gods, no masters is an anarchist and labour slogan. It has been in common use by . Daniel (). No Gods, No Masters – Daniel Guérin – Google Books.

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The concept of individualist anarchism had some content in the 19th century. Anarchists rebelling against Lenin and Trotsky in Kronstadt and the Govs, anarchists taking part in government to fight the fascists in Spain, gurrin other events that aren’t in most textbooks are included. The first English translation of Gu rin s monumental anthology of anarchism, published here in one volume.

It doesn’t make sense to me how so many self-proclaimed anarchists can expect to achieve their goals without smaller-scale and simpler societies. Nietzsche worried that people would think he was ripping off Stirner’s ideas.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Login or register to post comments. It’s also kind of interesting to see how all these people influenced each other, how the ideas evolved, the mistakes they made, and the lack of corrections made to those mistakes if you follow modern anarchism at least. Emile Henry, a bomb-throwing anarchist, is accorded five pages in the anthology.

A prodigious work detailing the evolution of anarchism. It’s hard to tell if that’s because of the mythological power of the revolution, which is always extremely engrossing to me, but, regardless, it’s fascinating to see how contemporaries of Marx, Lenin, Trotsky, mastrs Stalin, viewed Communism and its effects. In short, a hodge-podge, but good and nourishing nevertheless. Posted By working class s Return to Book Page. Over pages and Guerin didn’t even think to feature any anarchist women mastters his book despite a few essays being includedbut devoted around pages to the misogynistic and anti-semitic Proudhon.


From Theory to Practice. He has single-handedly made available a vast body of non-English language anarchist writings.

But most people who explicitly label themselves as anarchists actually advocate something closer to what everyone else generally associates with socialism, just more decentralized, sometimes pushing the idea of commons too far even, at least in my opinion, due to their wariness of daniiel property.

If you’re not sure if something is appropriate for the library, please ask in the feedback and content forum. A nice compilation of excerpts from a number of libertarian danie.

No Gods No Masters: An Anthology of Anarchism

Danel brings together a vast array of unpublished documents, letters, debates, manifestos reports, impassioned calls-to-arms and reasoned analysis; the history, organisation and practice of the movement – its theorists, advocates and activists; the great names and the obscure, towering legends and unsung heroes. If he did, anarchism was dead. No gods, no masters is an anarchist and labour slogan.

Although their omission is probably also out of ignorance, Murray Bookchin and Noam Chomsky will not be missed. Selected pages Title Page. If you have an ebook reader or a Kindle, check out our guide to using ebook readers with libcom.

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Dry as toast, and the translations are sometimes really weird, but overall, I think it is an important collection of writing by anarchists. Overall, it was a pretty dry read with occasion bright spots, but worth your time if you are into flying the black flag. And I learned about some things I knew nothing about before.

No gods, no masters: An anthology of anarchism – Daniel Guerin

Some important Anarchist papers are missing while others are just not relevant My library Help Advanced Book Search. An Anthology of Anarchism. A Journal of Desire Armed No. To the Occupy movement — the occupiers of Tahrir Square are with you.


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Working out some of the implications, can be difficult. For other uses, see No daiel, no masters disambiguation. Aug 22, Corvus rated it it was ok Shelves: From Theory to Practice, as summarized by the stupidest of all current anarchist geniuses, Noam Chomsky: However, this is a really good intro the anarchist history and thought.

Great introduction to classical thinkers, has long excerpts from the main books Property is theft, ego and its own, etc Even includes malatesta if i remember correctly, durruti or something on spanish civil war, etc. And only the need for a short text makes this hagiographies look like biographies.

I am setting this book aside for the moment because my brain is going to explode if i read anymore dry-ass anarchy essays. A wide ranging anthology on anarchism. The worst of the Bible: Stansted 15 respond to guilty verdict.

Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Danidl some extent, Kropotkin inspired it. Hodge-podged together you get a pretty good idea mssters early anarchist theory and also how the anarchists included hardly agreed on what anarchism is, not unlike republicans, democrats, communists, socialists, libertarians, etc In addition to its poor editorial decisions, which are too numerous for further discussion, the anthology is fundamentally flawed in its very structure.

This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat This book is not a historical record of anarchy but rather a record of anarchism as a school of moral, economical, political, and social philosophy as seen through the writings of its most prolific thinkers.