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The Anarchist Library (archival project)
07/18/2009, 5:19 PM
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This is a new and well organized archival project for anarchist and anti-authoritarian texts.

From a post announcing the start of the project:

“We introduce, for your pleasure, The Anarchist Library, an archive of anarchist texts: books, essays, and articles. We hope that this archive grows from its initial selection of over 400 titles (books, essays, and articles) into a comprehensive textual library that spans the entirety of anarchist thought.

The Internet has allowed us an amazing opportunity to share anarchist texts widely. This has allowed more people than ever access to obscure anarchist literature and propaganda. The few existing anarchist archives have all been helpful and inspirational to this project, which arises due to the inactivity of the existing online anarchist archives, with little sign that anyone is specifically serving as a librarian (commonly lacking introduction, curation, updating, or all of the above). A library is either active or dying and with the Internet popping with new anarchist texts every day, we believe it would be a shame to not attend to them.”


Some texts of interest: (previously hard to find or unavailable)

Let’s Destroy Work, Let’s Destroy the Economy by Alfredo M. Bonanno

Smashing the Petri Dish: an Abbreviated Inquiry into Abandoning the Concept of Culture by A. Morefus

Progress and Nuclear Power: The Destruction of the Continent and Its Peoples by Fredy Perlman


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