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Paul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 1,782 works in 2,469 publications in 6 languages and 266,062 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Bibliography  Handbooks and manuals  Interviews  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Biographies 
Roles: Editor, Other
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 Hugh Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 1,907 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 1,902 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 1,601 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 1,547 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 1,454 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 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebel voices : an I.W.W. anthology by Joyce L Kornbluh( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in English and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), commonly known as the Wobblies, were among the most well-respected and largest unions in the United States in the early 20th century. Having organized the first major automobile industry strike as well as major coalfield and transit workers strikes, the IWW has a history of being a fierce advocate for the worker. Long before most other unions, IWW welcomed women, African-Americans, and immigrants into their ranks, making the Wobblies among the most progressive organizations of the era. As the only comprehensive history of the IWW, this chronicle anthologizes nearly every important document and essay in the Wobblies' rich history. The impact of the IWW has reverberated through the history of unions and organized labor, and this is their story
The Haymarket tragedy by Paul Avrich( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mussolini and fascism : the view from America by John P Diggins( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 1,283 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 1,269 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 1,241 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 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ISBN: 0060657528 ; $18.95
The Russian anarchists by Paul Avrich( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,216 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 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of a revolutionist by Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin( Book )

17 editions published between 1899 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kropotkin's Memoirs is an autobiographical account of his life as a social revolutionary. His formal work as a zoologist and geographer takes a backseat to his call for radical social reform in the guise of anarchist communism. His adventure-filled life is palpable in these pages, including incredible feats like escaping from prison at the Peter and Paul Fortress
Socialism and American life by Donald Drew Egbert( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 2 has special title: Bibliography, descriptive and critical
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 1,163 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
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 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the American grain by Dwight Macdonald( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on the effect of mass culture
Red November, black November : culture and community in the Industrial Workers of the World by Salvatore Salerno( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Other powers : the age of suffrage, spiritualism, and the scandalous Victoria Woodhull
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Avrich Anarchism Collection (Library of Congress)

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Avrich Collection Washington, DC

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Rebel voices : an I.W.W. anthologyThe Haymarket tragedyThe Russian anarchists