The Spanish Anarchists: The Heroic Years 1868-1936

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AK Press, 1998 - History - 316 pages
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The seminal history of Spanish anarchism: from its earliest inception to the organizations that claimed over two million members on the eve of the 1936 Revolution. Hailed as a masterpiece, it includes a new prefatory essay by the author.
"I've read The Spanish Anarchists with the excitement of learning something new. It's solidly researched, lucidly written, and admirably fair-minded... Murray Bookchin is that rare bird today, a historian." —Dwight MacDonald
"I have learned a great deal from this book. It is a rich and fascinating account... Most important, it has a wonderful spirit of revolutionary optimism that connects the Spanish anarchists with our own time." —Howard Zinn
Murray Bookchin has written widely on politics, history, and ecology. His books To Remember Spain: The Anarchist And Syndicalist Revolution Of 1936, The Ecology of Freedom, Post-Scarcity-Anarchism, The Ecology of Freedom, and Social Anarchism or Lifestyle Anarchism: An Unbridgeable Chasm—are all published by AK Press.

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Review: The Spanish Anarchists: The Heroic Years 1868-1936

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

Bookchin's fantastic history of the Spanish anarchist movement BEFORE the Civil War. this is actually the best-written thing I've found of Bookchin's. if only he could have written this way for his ... Read full review

Review: The Spanish Anarchists: The Heroic Years 1868-1936

User Review  - Micah - Goodreads

In 1868, the "Idea" (as they called it) was planted in Spain by someone on a mission from Bakunin, one Fanelli who spoke no Spanish but whose passion was enough to convince the dedicated militants who ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

\Murray Bookchin is cofounder of the Institute for Social Ecology. An active voice in the ecology and anarchist movements for more than forty years, he has written numerous books and articles, including: Anarchism, Marxism and the Future of the Left, Social Anarchism or Lifestyle Anarchism, The Spanish Anarchists, The Ecology of Freedom, Urbanization Without Cities, and Re-enchanting Humanity. He lives in Burlington, Vermont.