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Paul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 1,772 works in 2,376 publications in 1 language and 265,506 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Bibliography  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Interviews  Dictionaries  Biography‡vDictionaries  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: DP269, B
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Most widely held works about Paul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)
 
Most widely held works by Paul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)
The Spanish Civil War by H Thomas( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The events, participants, and consequences of the civil war are examined from historical as well as diplomatic, military, and political perspectives. A masterpiece of the historian's art, Hugh Thomas's The Spanish Civil War remains the best, most engrossing narrative of one of the most emblematic and misunderstood wars of the twentieth century. Revised and updated with significant new material, including new revelations about atrocities perpetrated against civilians by both sides in this epic conflict, this "definitive work on the subject" (Richard Bernstein, The New York Times) has been given a fresh face forty years after its initial publication in 1961. In brilliant, moving detail, Thomas analyzes a devastating conflict in which the hopes, dreams, and dogmas of a century exploded onto the battlefield. Like no other account, The Spanish Civil War dramatically reassembles the events that led a European nation, in a continent on the brink of world war, to divide against itself, bringing into play the machinations of Franco and Hitler, the bloodshed of Guernica, and the deeply inspiring heroics of those who rallied to the side of democracy. Communists, anarchists, monarchists, fascists, socialists, democrats, the various forces of the Spanish Civil War composed a fabric of the twentieth century itself, and Thomas masterfully weaves the diffuse and fascinating threads of the war together in a manner that has established the book as a genuine classic of modern history
Woman of valor : Margaret Sanger and the birth control movement in America by Ellen Chesler( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Margaret Sanger went to jail in 1917 for distributing contraceptives to immigrant women in a makeshift clinic in Brooklyn. She died a half-century later, just after the Supreme Court guaranteed constitutional protection for the use of contraceptives. Now, Ellen Chesler provides the first authoritative biography of this great emancipator, whose lifelong struggle helped women gain control over their own bodies. An idealist who mastered practical politics, Sanger seized on contraception as the key to redistributing power to women in the bedroom, the home, and the community. For fifty years, she battled formidable opponents ranging from the U.S. Government to the Catholic Church. Her crusade was both passionate and paradoxical. She was an advocate of female solidarity who often preferred the company of men; an adoring mother who abandoned her children; a socialist who became a registered Republican; a sexual adventurer who remained an incurable romantic. Her comrades-in-arms included Emma Goldman and John Reed; her lovers, Havelock Ellis and H.G. Wells. Drawing on new information from archives and interviews, Chesler illuminates Sanger's turbulent personal story as well as the history of the birth control movement. An intimate biography of a visionary rebel, this is also an epic story that extends from the radical movements of pre-World War I to the family planning initiatives of the Great Society. At a time when women's reproductive and sexual autonomy is once again under attack, Woman of Valor is indispensable reading for the generations in debt to Sanger for the freedoms they take for granted
George Orwell, a life by Bernard Crick( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A detailed biography of George Orwell
Other powers : the age of suffrage, spiritualism, and the scandalous Victoria Woodhull by Barbara Goldsmith( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes material on Tennessee Claflin, Henry Ward Beecher, Lib and Theodore Tilton, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Anna Dickinson, Horace Greeley, and Anthony Comstock
Girls lean back everywhere : the law of obscenity and the assault on genius by Edward De Grazia( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the battles fought and won during the twentieth century in behalf of free expression
A dual autobiography by Will Durant( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Haymarket tragedy by Paul Avrich( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mussolini and fascism : the view from America by John P Diggins( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mussolini, Il Duce; Amerikansk udsyn: egenskaber ved Italien; Journalistik; Il Duce som heltefigur; Det amerikanske samfund og fascisme; Fascismen i krig
A Thoreau handbook by Walter Harding( Book )
1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Communes in the counter culture : origins, theories, styles of life by Keith Melville( Book )
3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Records man's quest for encounter in a technological society through a discussion of the characteristics and functions of the communal movement in America
Dorothy Day : a biography by William D Miller( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The voice of terror a biography of Johann Most by Frederic Trautmann( )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Felix Frankfurter reminisces : recorded in talks with Harlan B. Phillips by Felix Frankfurter( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Russian anarchists by Paul Avrich( Book )
6 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in English and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Socialism and American life by Donald Drew Egbert( Book )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rebel voices : an I.W.W. anthology by Joyce L Kornbluh( Book )
3 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The age of surveillance : the aims and methods of America's political intelligence system by Frank J Donner( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We shall be all : a history of the Industrial Workers of the World by Melvyn Dubofsky( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dubofsky's careful historical treatment does not support or deny the ideology of the "Wobblies", but rather he attempts to understand the leadership and motivation of the early twentieth-century labor movement
Dictionary of American communal and utopian history by Robert S Fogarty( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Against the American grain by Dwight Macdonald( Book )
1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays on the effect of mass culture
 
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Alternative Names
Avrich Anarchism Collection (Library of Congress)
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Avrich Collection Washington, DC
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English (31)
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