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100 1  Leier, James Mark.|0
245 10 Bakunin :|bthe creative passion /|cMark Leier. 
250    1st ed. 
264  1 New York :|bThomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press,|c2006. 
300    xiv, 350 pages :|billustrations, portraits ;|c25 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages [301]-332) and 
505 00 |g1|tWerewolves, Nobles, and the Idyll of Priamukhino|g1 -
       -|g2|tWar, Slavery, and Service|g15 --|g3|tRules, 
       Rebellion, and Romance|g35 --|g4|tShooting Blanks|g49 --
       |g5|tMain Illness of Our Generation|g67 --|g6
       |tContradiction Is the Source of Movement|g83 --|g7
       |tPassion for Destruction Is a Creative Passion|g93 --|g8
       |tGay Paris|g109 --|g9|tBarricades Piled Up Like Mountains
       |g131 --|g10|tWithout Organization, We Will Never Gain 
       Victory|g153 --|g11|tLiberty Without Socialism Is 
       Injustice; Socialism Without Liberty Is Slavery|g177 --
       |g12|tRevolutionary Is a Doomed Man|g201 --|g13
       |tHermaphrodite Man Versus Carbuncle Boy in the First 
       International|g225 --|g14|tOnly Liberty Deserving of the 
       Name|g251 --|g15|tWe Detest All Power|g271. 
520 1  "To understand anarchism, it is necessary to go beyond the
       caricature presented by the media. In this new biography 
       of Michael Bakunin, Mark Leier traces the life and ideas 
       of anarchism's first major thinker, and reveals the 
       origins of the movement." "There was little in Bakunin's 
       background to suggest that he would grow up to be anything
       other than a loyal subject of the Russian Empire. Instead,
       he became one the most notorious radicals of the 
       nineteenth century, devoting his life to the destruction 
       of the tsar and feudalism, capitalism, the state, even 
       God. In the process, he became a historical actor and 
       political thinker whose ideas continue to influence world 
       events." "Bakunin is of keen interest these days, though 
       the attention paid to his image continues to obscure the 
       man and his ideas. Using archival sources and the most 
       recent scholarship, Leier corrects many of the popular 
       misconceptions about Bakunin and his ideas, offering a 
       flesh interpretation of Bakunin's life and thoughts of use
       to those interested in understanding anarchism and social 
       change. Arguing for the relevance and importance of 
       anarchism to our present world, Leier sheds light on the 
       nineteenth century, as well as on today's headlines, as he
       examines a political philosophy that has inspired mass 
       movements and contemporary social critics." "Mark Leier 
       shows that the "passion for destruction" is a call to 
       build a new world free of oppression, not a cult of 
       violence. He argues that anarchism is a philosophy of 
       morality and solidarity, based not on wishful thinking or 
       naive beliefs about the goodness of humanity but on a 
       practical, radical critique of wealth and power. By 
       studying Bakunin, we can learn a great deal about our own 
       time and begin to recover a world of possibility and 
       promise. It is often said that we are all anarchists at 
       heart. This book explains why."--BOOK JACKET. 
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650  0 Anarchism|0
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