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    DescriptionThe first comprehensive introduction to the thought of Elisee Reclus, the great anarchist geographer and political theorist, "Anarchy, Geography, Modernity" presents his groundbreaking critique of all forms of domination: not only capitalism, the state, and authoritarian religion, but also patriarchy, racism, technological domination, and the domination of nature. Not only an anarchist, but also a radical feminist, antiracist, ecologist, animal rights advocate, cultural radical, nudist, and vegetarian, Reclus' ideas are presented both through detailed exposition and analysis and in extensive translations of key texts, most appearing in English for the first time. The work elucidates Reclus' greatest achievement, a sweeping historical and theoretical synthesis recounting the story of the earth and humanity as an epochal struggle between freedom and domination, and his crucial insights on the interrelation between personal and small-group transformation, broader cultural change, and large-scale social organization are also explored.


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    Title
    Anarchy, Geography, Modernity
    Subtitle
    Selected Writings of Elisee Reclus
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Elisee Reclus, Edited by John P. Clark, Edited by Camille Martin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 290
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781604864298
    ISBN 10: 160486429X
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    BIC E4L: POL
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    B&T Book Type: NF
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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.2
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BISAC V2.8: PHI019000
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    B&T General Subject: 650
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    BISAC V2.8: POL032000
    B&T Approval Code: A19720000
    BIC subject category V2: JPFB
    B&T Approval Code: A40364000
    BISAC V2.8: POL042010
    DC22: 335.83092, 335/.83/092
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    DC23: 304.2
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    LC classification: HX893.7.R43 A3 2013
    Thema V1.0: JPFB
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    PM Press
    Imprint name
    PM Press
    Publication date
    14 November 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Oakland
    Author Information
    John Clark is the Curtin Distinguished Professor in Humane Letters and the Professions, a professor of philosophy, and a member of the environmental studies faculty at Loyola University-New Orleans. He is the author or editor of a dozen books, most recently, "The Impossible Community: Realizing Communitarian Anarchism"; comoderator of Research on Anarchism, an international multilingual discussion list and research archives; editor of the online journal "Psychic Swamp: The Surregional Review"; and the author of the "Imagined Ecologies" column for the journal "Capitalism Nature Socialism." He lives in New Orleans. Camille Martin is the author of four books of poetry, most recently, "Looms "and" Sonnets." She is the founder of "Rogue Embryo," a literary blog. She lives in Toronto. Elisee Reclus was a renowned French geographer, writer, and anarchist. In 1892 he was awarded the prestigious Gold Medal of the Paris Geographical Society for his 19-volume masterwork "La Nouvelle Geographie universelle, la terre et les hommes" (Universal Geography), despite his having been banished from France because of his political activism.
    Review quote
    "This illuminating, extensive collection provides a worthwhile introduction to a progressive thinker who was ahead of his time." --"Publishers Weekly"