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A desirable and accomplished heritage, 'Demanding the very unlikely' is a tough and thought-provoking exploration of anarchist rules and activities from precedent days to the current day. Navigating the wide 'river of anarchy', from Taoism to Situationism, from Ranters to Punk rockers, from individualists to communists, from anarcho-syndicalists to anarcha-feminists, 'Demanding the very unlikely' is an authoritative and energetic learn of a greatly misunderstood topic. It explores the foremost anarchist suggestions of society and the country, freedom and equality, authority and gear and investigates the successes and failure of the anarchist hobbies during the global. whereas last sympathetic to anarchism, it provides a balanced and significant account. It covers not just the vintage anarchist thinkers, corresponding to Godwin, Proudhon, Bakunin, Kropotkin, Reclus and Emma Goldman, but additionally different libertarian figures, similar to Nietzsche, Camus, Gandhi, Foucault and Chomsky. No different ebook on anarchism covers quite a bit so incisively. during this up to date variation, a brand new epilogue examines the newest advancements, together with 'post-anarchism' and 'anarcho-primitivism' in addition to the anarchist contribution to the peace, eco-friendly and 'Global Justice' pursuits. difficult the very unlikely is key analyzing for an individual wishing to appreciate what anarchists stand for and what they've got completed. it is going to additionally entice those that are looking to observe how anarchism deals an inspiring and unique physique of principles and practices that is extra correct than ever within the twenty-first century.

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