• Computer Science
  • Published 2014

The Possibilities of Anarchist History: Rethinking the Canon and Writing History

@inproceedings{Adams2014ThePO,
  title={The Possibilities of Anarchist History: Rethinking the Canon and Writing History},
  author={Matthew S. Adams},
  year={2014}
}
While the study of anarchism has undergone a renaissance in recent years, historical scholarship has been a relatively minor aspect of this renewed focus. Presenting an historiographical examination of the main forms of writing on anarchist ideas, this article argues that the predominance of ‘canonistic’ approaches to anarchism is in part a consequence of the disciplinary dominance of political theory in the study of anarchism. Despite anarchism’s complex intellectual history, intellectual… CONTINUE READING