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Black Flags and Social Movements: A Sociological Analysis of Movement Anarchism

Dana M. Williams

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526105547
eISBN:
9781526132215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105547.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Anarchism may be the most misunderstood political ideology of the modern era—it’s surely one of the least studied social movements by English-speaking scholars. Black Flags and Social Movements ... More


Bohemian Montmartre, Anarchism, and Gustave Charpentier

Steven Huebner

in French Opera at the Fin de Siecle

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195189544
eISBN:
9780199868476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189544.003.0027
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter begins with a discussion of thief, counterfeiter, murderer, and anarchist. Ravachol, who was responsible for bombing a building on the boulevard Saint-Germain on 11 Mar 1892 and ... More


The Politics of Postanarchism

Saul Newman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634958
eISBN:
9780748652846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634958.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What is the relevance of anarchist thought for politics and political theory today? While many have dismissed anarchism in the past, the author of this book contends that its heretical critique of ... More


Kropotkin: Reviewing the Classical Anarchist Tradition

Ruth Kinna

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748642298
eISBN:
9781474418690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642298.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is designed to remove Peter Kropotkin from the framework of classical anarchism. By focusing attention on his theory of mutual aid, it argues that the classical framing distorts Kropotkin's ... More


The Haymarket Conspiracy: Transatlantic Anarchist Networks

Timothy Messer-Kruse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037054
eISBN:
9780252094149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037054.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book traces the evolution of revolutionary anarchist ideas in Europe and their migration to the United States in the 1880s. A new history of the transatlantic origins of American anarchism, this ... More


Anarchist Immigrants in Spain and Argentina

James A. Baer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038990
eISBN:
9780252096976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038990.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

From 1868 through 1939, anarchists' migrations from Spain to Argentina and back again created a transnational ideology and influenced the movement's growth in each country. This book follows the ... More


More Than the Hood Was Red: The Joker as Marxist

Richard D. Heldenfels

in The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462388
eISBN:
9781626746831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462388.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Engaging the Joker’s potential for political symbolism, Richard D Heldenfels suggests we read the character as a manifestation of Marxist thinking. Rather than seeing the Clown Prince in traditional ... More


‘The Doctrine of Dynamite’: Anarchist Literature and Terrorist Violence

Deaglán Ó Donghaile

in Blasted Literature: Victorian Political Fiction and the Shock of Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640676
eISBN:
9780748651689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640676.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores late nineteenth-century anarchism, anarchist literature and terrorist violence. It first observes that printed propaganda was the most characteristic form of anarchist activity ... More


The Poetics of Cultural Depair

Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan

in The Strange Short Fiction of Joseph Conrad: Writing, Culture, and Subjectivity

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184997
eISBN:
9780191674426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184997.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter examines Conrad's discursive strategy as a mode of anarchist practice enabled by the Romantic context. Against the familiar reading of Conrad's irony as a distancing strategy or as a ... More


Anarchism: Utopian and Scientific

Ruth Kinna

in Kropotkin: Reviewing the Classical Anarchist Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748642298
eISBN:
9781474418690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642298.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Kropotkin's utopianism and shows how his concern with anarchist organisation reflected his understanding of the role of ideas in advancing revolutionary change and the need to ... More


Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico, 1897-1921

Kirwin R. Shaffer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037641
eISBN:
9780252094903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037641.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book examines the radical Left in Puerto Rico from the final years of Spanish colonial rule into the 1920s. Positioning Puerto Rico within the context of a regional anarchist network that ... More


Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America

Kenyon Zimmer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039386
eISBN:
9780252097430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039386.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

From the 1880s through the 1940s, tens of thousands of first- and second-generation immigrants embraced the anarchist cause after arriving on American shores. This book explores why these migrants ... More


The Public’s Russia

KEITH NEILSON

in Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia, 1894-1917

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204701
eISBN:
9780191676369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204701.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses public and popular views of Russian life, literature, and culture. Although there was generally a public revulsion against anarchists and nihilists, this was tempered by a ... More


Persecution, 1792–1799

William Doyle

in Aristocracy and its Enemies in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199559855
eISBN:
9780191701788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559855.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on General Napoleon Bonaparte and the need to detach the émigrés from the enemies of France in order to end the persecution to other nobles who had resisted the lure of ... More


The Book of Discipline

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Tarrying was not a conspicuous habit of the English Presbyterians. Long before this time they had seized every advantage offered by the loose institutional arrangements of the Elizabethan Church to ... More


Exploiting the Apostles of Destruction: Anarchism, Modernism and the Penny Dreadful

Deaglán Ó Donghaile

in Blasted Literature: Victorian Political Fiction and the Shock of Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640676
eISBN:
9780748651689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640676.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter considers the negative impression Europeans and Americans had of anarchism during the late nineteenth century. It introduces propaganda by the deed, which provided anarchists with ... More


“G.P.U. Intrigues in America” (1938)

Vanguard

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0049
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter warns against the GPU—Soviet agents—particularly those operating in the United States, and exposes their possible involvement in the disappearance of Juliet Poyntz, a trade-union ... More


Conclusion and Epilogue: Anarchist Antiauthoritarianism in a U.S. Colony, 1898–2011

Kirwin R. Shaffer

in Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico, 1897-1921

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037641
eISBN:
9780252094903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037641.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This concluding chapter explores the legacy of anarchism in Puerto Rico. While anarchist agitation and organizing came to an end in the early 1920s, individual anarchists continued to write to ... More


The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Radicalism, 1860-1914

Ilham Khuri-Makdisi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262010
eISBN:
9780520945463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262010.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book establishes the existence of a special radical trajectory spanning four continents and linking Beirut, Cairo, and Alexandria between 1860 and 1914. The author shows that socialist and ... More


“No Right to Exist Anywhere on This Earth”: Anarchism in Crisis

Kenyon Zimmer

in Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039386
eISBN:
9780252097430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039386.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at how anarchist groups throughout the country maintained their functionality, with International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) organizer Anna Sosnovsky noting “a general ... More


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