Title: Anarchy in Action
Publisher: Harper & Row, New York
Publication Date: 1973
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +
No edition or printing information; copyright page states "Copyright c 1973 by George Allen & Unwin, Ltd." Bound in black cloth-covered boards with silver lettering on the spine; top page edges tinted gray; blank back flap on the dust jacket. The book is tight, square, and unmarked; corners sharp, spine ends lightly bumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $9.50); light edgewear. Brodart protected. Bookseller Inventory # 003632
Synopsis: With chapters on the family, topless federations, schools, housing, crime, employment, welfare, deviancy, planning, and more, this is probably the best practical example of anarchist ideas in action. As he writes in his introduction "This book is not intended for people who had spent a lifetime pondering the problems of anarchism, but for those who either had no idea of what the word implied or knew exactly what it implied and rejected it, considering that it had no relevance for the modern world. My original preference as a title was the more cumbersome but more accurate 'Anarchism As A Theory Of Organization' because, as I urge in my preface, that is what the book is about. It is not about strategies for revolution and it is not involved in speculation on the way an anarchist society would function. It is about the ways in which people organize themselves in any kind of human society, whether we care to categorize those societies as primitive, traditional, capitalist or communist...
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