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Paul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 2,180 works in 2,940 publications in 7 languages and 264,926 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Biographies  Bibliography  Handbooks and manuals  Bibliographies  Interviews  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Other, 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 Hugh Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 1,855 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
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 1,833 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 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An Atlantic Monthly Press book." Includes bibliographical references and index
Mussolini and fascism : the view from America by John P Diggins( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 1,556 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
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 1,503 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
Red November, black November : culture and community in the Industrial Workers of the World by Salvatore Salerno( )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the battles fought and won during the twentieth century in behalf of free expression
Rebel voices : an I.W.W. anthology by Joyce L Kornbluh( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1988 in English and held by 1,339 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
A dual autobiography by Will Durant( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Haymarket tragedy by Paul Avrich( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,317 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 1,261 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
A Thoreau handbook by Walter Harding( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italian anarchism, 1864-1892 by Nunzio Pernicone( )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians have frequently portrayed Italian anarchism as a marginal social movement that was doomed to succumb to its own ideological contradictions once Italian society modernized. Challenging such conventional interpretations, Nunzio Pernicone provides a sympathetic but critical treatment of Italian anarchism that traces the movement's rise, transformation, and decline from 1864 to 1892. Based on original archival research, his book depicts the anarchists as unique and fascinating revolutionaries who were an important component of the Italian socialist left throughout the nineteenth century and beyond. Anarchism in Italy arose under the influence of the Russian revolutionary Bakunin, triumphed over Marxism as the dominant form of early Italian socialism, and supplanted Mazzinianism as Italy's revolutionary vanguard. After forming a national federation of the Anti-Authoritarian International in 1872, the Italian anarchists attempted several insurrections, but their organization was suppressed. By the 1880s the movement had become atomized, ideologically extreme, and increasingly isolated from the masses. Its foremost leader, Errico Malatesta, attempted repeatedly to revitalize the anarchists as a revolutionary force, but internal dissension and government repression stifled every resurgence and plunged the movement into decline. Even after their exclusion from the Italian Socialist Party in 1892, the anarchists remained an intermittently active and influential element on the Italian socialist left. As such, they continued to be feared and persecuted by every Italian government. Originally published in 1993. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Dorothy Day : a biography by William D Miller( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ISBN: 0060657528 ; $18.95
Kronstadt, 1921 by Paul Avrich( Book )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In March 1921 the sailors of Kronstadt, the naval fortress in the Gulf of Finland, rose in revolt against the Bolshevik government, which they themselves had helped into power. Under the slogan of Òfree soviets, '' they established a revolutionary commune that survived for sixteen days, until an army came across the ice to crush it. After a savage struggle, the rebels were subdued. Paul Avrich vividly describes the uprising and examines it in the context of the development of the Soviet state. Originally published in 1991. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
The Russian anarchists by Paul Avrich( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Annotated bibliography": pages 259-289
Socialism and American life by Donald Drew Egbert( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 2 has special title: Bibliography, descriptive and critical
Felix Frankfurter reminisces : recorded in talks with Dr. Harlan B. Phillips by Felix Frankfurter( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian rebels, 1600-1800 by Paul Avrich( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of a revolutionist by Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin( Book )

15 editions published between 1899 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,130 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
 
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Other powers : the age of suffrage, spiritualism, and the scandalous Victoria Woodhull
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Rebel voices : an I.W.W. anthologyThe Haymarket tragedyItalian anarchism, 1864-1892The Russian anarchistsRussian rebels, 1600-1800
Alternative Names
Avrich Anarchism Collection (Library of Congress)

Avrich Coll (Library of Congress)

Avrich Collection

Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)

Avrich Collection Washington, DC

Library of Congress Avrich Collection

Library of Congress Paul Avrich Collection

Library of Congress Washington, DC Avrich Collection

Library of Congress (Washington) Paul Avrich Collection

Paul Avrich Collection

Paul Avrich Collection Washington, DC

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