Anarchism: A History Of Libertarian Ideas And Movements

  title={Anarchism: A History Of Libertarian Ideas And Movements},
  author={George Woodcock},
Preface to the 1986 edition 1. Prologue Part One: The Idea 2. The Family Tree 3. The Man of Reason 4. The Egoist 5. The Man of Paradox 6. The Destructive Urge 7. The Explorer 8. The Prophet Part Two: The Movement 9. International Endeavours 10. Anarchism in France 11. Anarchism in Italy 12. Anarchism in Spain 13. Anarchism in Russia 14. Various Traditions: Anarchism in Latin America, Northern Europe, Britain, and the United States 15. Epilogue Index 

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Translated into English as What Is Property? by Benjamin Tucker. Princeton, 1876

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