Anarcho-Syndicalism
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Anarcho-Syndicalism

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Rudolf Rocker's classic survey of anarcho-syndicalism was written during the Spanish Civil War to explain to the wider reading public the ideology which inspired the social revolution in Spain. It remains unsurpassed as a general introduction to anarchist thought and an authoritative account of the early history of international anarchism by one of the movement's leading figures.The present edition is unique in giving a complete facsimile reproduction of the 1938 edition as well as the corrected transcript of the epilogue to the Indian edition of 1947. It has the addition of a new biographical introduction by Nicolas Walter, in which he quotes from previously unpublished manuscript sources.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 140 x 212 x 16mm | 258.55g
  • PLUTO PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0745313876
  • 9780745313870
  • 648,072

About Rudolf Rocker

Rudolf Rocker (1873-1958) was a leading figure in the international anarchist movement. Politically active in Britain, Germany and the United States for more than half a century, Rocker helped found several influential anarchist groups. His prolific lectures and writings made him one of the best-known proponents of liberty and freedom. Anarcho-Syndicalism, the most accessible of his works, was first published in 1938 and is now regarded as a classic survey of anarchism at a critical point in world politics.show more

Table of contents

Preface - Noam Chomsky Introduction - Nicolas Walter 1. Anarchism 2. The Proletariat and the Beginning of the Modern Labour Movement 3. The Forerunners of Syndicalism 4. The Objectives of Anarcho-Syndicalsim 5. The Methods of Anarcho-Syndicalism 6. The Evolution of Anarcho-Syndicalism Bibliography Epilogueshow more

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'With a preface by Noam Chomsky, and a fascinating introduction by veteran British anarchist Nicolas Walker, this is a timely reissuing of Rudof Rocker's classic statement of anarchist principles, values and methods' -- Spectreshow more

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