Encyclopedia of Political Anarchy

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ABC-CLIO, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 242 pages
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"Black-hatted, his coat concealing a deadly bomb, the anarchist skulks through history. In truth, anarchists are as diverse as anarcha-feminists, ecoanarchists, Emma Goldman, Thomas Paine, Sacco and Vanzetti, and Emiliano Zapata. The Encyclopedia of Political Anarchy charts history's most misunderstood social movement. Covering political anarchy worldwide for the past 300 years, the book examines the ancient roots of the movement, spotlights key individuals, and explores important organizations, events, laws, court cases, and theories. More than just a reference source, the encyclopedia tells the interesting story of sophisticated and complex social and philosophical forces that left their mark on the world - from the thirteenth-century Free Spirit movement against the oppressive power of the church in France to the present-day Zapatista National Liberation Army in Mexico."--BOOK JACKET.

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About the author (1999)

Kathlyn Gay is a full-time freelance writer and has authored more than 120 books and articles. She is the author of several titles in the "It Happened to Me" series for Scarecrow, including Cultural Diversity (2003), Volunteering (2004), The Military and Teens (2008), and Body Image and Appearance (2009).

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