Anarchism

From Theory to Practice

 

by Daniel Guérin

 

 


 

Introduction - Notes on Anarchism by Noam Chomsky

Preface

1. The Basic Ideas of Anarchism

    A MATTER OF WORDS
    A VISCERAL REVOLT
    HORROR OF THE STATE
    HOSTILITY TO BOURGEOIS DEMOCRACY
    CRITIQUE OF AUTHORITARIAN SOCIALISM
    SOURCES OF INSPIRATION: THE INDIVIDUAL
    SOURCES OF INSPIRATION: THE MASSES

2. In Search of a New Society

    ANARCHISM IS NOT UTOPIAN
    THE NEED FOR ORGANIZATION
    SELF-MANAGEMENT
    THE BASES OF EXCHANGE
    COMPETITION
    CENTRALIZATION AND PLANNING
    COMPLETE SOCIALIZATION?
    TRADE UNIONS
    THE COMMUNES
    THE DISPUTED TERM "STATE"
    HOW SHOULD THE PUBLIC SERVICES BE MANAGED?
    FEDERALISM
    INTERNATIONALISM
    DECOLONIZATION

3. Anarchism in Revolutionary Practice

1880-1914

    ANARCHISM BECOMES ISOLATED FROM THE WORKING-CLASS MOVEMENT
    SOCIAL-DEMOCRATIC CONDEMNATION OF ANARCHISM
    ANARCHISTS IN THE TRADE UNIONS

Anarchism in the Russian Revolution

    A LIBERTARIAN REVOLUTION
    AN AUTHORITARIAN REVOLUTION
    THE PART PLAYED BY THE ANARCHISTS
    THE MAKHNOVTCHINA
    KRONSTADT
    ANARCHISM LIVING AND DEAD

Anarchism in the Italian Factory Councils

Anarchism in the Spanish Revolution

    THE SOVIET MIRAGE
    THE ANARCHIST TRADITION IN SPAIN
    THEORY
    AN "APOLITICAL" REVOLUTION
    ANARCHISTS IN GOVERNMENT
    SELF-MANAGEMENT IN AGRICULTURE
    SELF-MANAGEMENT IN INDUSTRY
    SELF-MANAGEMENT UNDERMINED

By Way of Conclusion

Footnotes


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