By Élisée Reclus
The 1st complete creation to the idea of Elisée Reclus, the nice anarchist geographer and political theorist, Anarchy, Geography, Modernity offers his groundbreaking critique of all varieties of domination: not just capitalism, the kingdom, and authoritarian faith, but additionally patriarchy, racism, technological domination, and the domination of nature. not just an anarchist, but additionally a thorough feminist, antiracist, ecologist, animal rights suggest, cultural radical, nudist, and vegetarian, Reclus’ principles are awarded either via distinct exposition and research and in large translations of key texts, such a lot showing in English for the 1st time. The paintings elucidates Reclus’ maximum fulfillment, a sweeping old and theoretical synthesis recounting the tale of the earth and humanity as an epochal fight among freedom and domination, and his the most important insights at the interrelation among own and small-group transformation, broader cultural switch, and large-scale social association also are explored.
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