Guérin’s classic anthology of anarchism translated and reprinted, available for the first time in a Daniel Guérin Goodreads reviews for No Gods No Masters . No Gods No Masters has ratings and 29 reviews. Jake said: This is an anthology of anarchist writing from around the s to WWII and the quality of. No gods, no masters is an anarchist and labour slogan. It has been in common use by . Daniel (). No Gods, No Masters – Daniel Guérin – Google Books.

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I actually really hate reading stuff like this but that’s my own fault because I should’ve known better. You have to get that right first. Affinity group Synthesis anarchism Danifl. If their leftist orthodoxy is suspected, no such suspicion attaches to Vernon Richards, Albert Meltzer and Stuart Christie.

Please consider visiting the AK Press website to learn more about the fundraiser to help them and their neighbors. This fods thrills me on so many levels.

Skip to main content. I think the major power of a work like this is to help understand the discourse on anarchism in its historical context. Click here to sign up. You need to have the main texts such as they are to make sense of No Gods, No Masters, although there is some difficult to find stuff in here too.

It details a vast array of unpublished documents, letters, debates, manifestos, reports, impassioned calls-to-arms and reasoned analysis; the history, organization and practice of the movement–its theorists, advocates and activists; the great names and the obscure, towering legends and godz heroes.


We might have come forward as what we have always been, the only real revolutionaries. Dec 06, Jake rated it liked dajiel. John Carroll New York: And in the end you get a good inside into what Guerin feels of anarchy and almost nothing about the anarchist movement. No Gods No Masters: A useful pick’n’mix if you know nasters you’re looking for, but patchy if you’re looking to read a whole anthology. And only the need for a short text makes gusrin hagiographies look like biographies.

He was a prolific writer. Several of his works have been translated into English, including Anarchism: Bonanno John Zerzan Bob Black.

No Gods, No Masters: An Anthology of Anarchism – Google Books

It has been in common use by anarchists in England since the late 19th danie. There are also writers who are pretty much straight up commies, even justifying the dictatorship of the proletariat.

Fredo Corvo – Iran: In addition to its poor editorial decisions, which are too numerous for further discussion, the anthology is fundamentally flawed in its very structure. Jul 29, Lola rated it really liked it. Log In Sign Up. Jason Berge rated it it was amazing Mar 13, Harper Torchbooks, The only way to do that, would be to publish an anthology under a title such as The Anarchists where most of the contributors are not anarchists, and some of them, such danisl Joseph Conrad, are writing to refute mashers caricature anarchism.

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A Journal of Desire Armed No. I am also in the presence of a badly executed copy editions la decouverte with references that go to the wrong pages. Even Bakunin, whose rhetorical excesses fit only too well into this book, is not as exclusively bombastic as he comes across as here.

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No Gods No Masters: An Anthology of Anarchism

Lists with This Book. Somebody Guerin decided he likes nl so much that he needs to make a book about it. No gods, no masters: Almost all its texts are brief excerpts. From Theory to Practice New York: But if it is difficult to assemble a really good anarchist anthology, that is no excuse for assembling a really bad anarchist anthology. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

The same way some goda tried to make a coherent system of gods out of the anarchic pun intended set of cults and temples in ancient Rome or Greece, the same way Guerin tries to give a direction to a group of people that stood for extremely ho goals and paths. Aside from the political philosophy, there is some super interesting and not well known history in here as well.

In general, you can’t go wrong with Bakunin and also Kropotkin.