The Great French Revolution - 1789–1793 - With an Excerpt from Comrade Kropotkin by Victor Robinson
Publisher: Read & Co. Books
Written by one of the greatest anarchists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, “The Great French Revolution – 1789–1793” is not to be missed by those with an interest in history and sociology. In this volume, Kropotkin offers a thought-provoking alternative perspective on the French Revolution. Contents include: “The Two Great Currents of the Revolution”, “The Idea”, “Action”, “The People Before the Revolution”, “The Spirit of Revolt: the Riots”, “The Convocation of the States General Becomes Necessary”, “The Rising of the Country Districts During the Opening Months of 1789”, “Riots in Paris and Its Environs”, etc. Pyotr Alexeyevich Kropotkin (1842–1921) was a Russian writer, activist, revolutionary, economist, scientist, sociologist, essayist, historian, researcher, political scientist, geographer, geographer, biologist, philosopher and advocate of anarcho-communism. He was a prolific writer, producing a large number of pamphlets and articles, the most notable being “The Conquest of Bread and Fields, Factories and Workshops” and “Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution”. This classic work is being republished now in a new edition complete with an excerpt from “Comrade Kropotkin” by Victor Robinson.