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We Do Not Fear Anarchy?We Invoke It: The First International and the Origins of the Anarchist Movement

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A critical contribution to the history of labor and radical social movements by a respected scholar in the field.
Most English-language histories of the First International are written from a Marxist perspective, which is unfortunate because the anti-authoritarian contingent was always larger. This study offers an important corrective.
This book should dispel various misconceptions regarding what sort of movement anarchism was when it originated in 19th century Europe, and what the anarchists actually stood for.

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