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Detroit, Michigan 48201
Telephone: (313) 831–6800
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AUTHORITARIAN CONDITIONING, SEXUAL REPRESSION & THE IRRATIONAL IN POLITICS
An analysis of Reichian psychology in its relation to politics and the Russian revolution. Its title pretty much says it all.
ETR/Black & Red, 1974, 96pp. $.75
REPRODUCTION OF DAILY LIFE
Essay on the disposition of people to continue to alienate their working lives and reproduce the capitalist form of daily life.
Black & Red 24pp $.25
MARX, FREUD, AND THE CRITIQUE OF EVERYDAY LIFE: Toward a Permanent Cultural Revolution.
An attempt to rediscover the specifically subjective, psychological dimensions of the revolutionary process.
Modern Reader, 1973, 202 pp. $3.65.
SOCIETY OF THE SPECTACLE
“Unauthorized” translation of a major theoretical work of the Situationist International. “Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation.”
Black & Red, 1973, 96pp. $1.00
REPRODUCTION OF HUMAN CAPITAL
Children as property and how the mechanism of the family conditions them from birth to accept society as they find it. With illustrated coloring pages.
Cooperstein, 1974, unpaginated, $.50
FOUNDATIONS OF CHRISTIANITY
This book is divided into three books of approximately equal size; “Society in the Roman Empire,” “The Jews,” and the “Beginnings of Christianity.” Each of these represents a penetrating essay in the social, economic and cultural aspects of its subjects.
Monthly Review, 1972, 480 pp. $4.95
SATANISM & WITCHCRAFT: A Study in Medieval Superstition
A good anti-christian history of the Middle Ages, detailing the abuses of the church and religion of that time (of any time for that matter).
Citadel Press, 1975, 332 pp. $3.95
THE ORIGIN OF THE FAMILY, PRIVATE PROPERTY AND THE STATE
Progress Publishers, 181 pp. $1.25 (hardcover)
THE MASS PSYCHOLOGY OF FASCISM
The social function of fascism and the crucial role played in it by the authoritarian family and the church are carefully analyzed in this classic study of Reich’s.
Touchstone, 1970, 400 pp. $3.95
Reich’s basic work which details his theory of character resistances and characterological armor.
Touchstone, 1972, 545 pp. $4.95
THE FUNCTION OF THE ORGASM
This book represents the core of Reich’s search for a single basic and universal force underlying life and creation.
Touchstone, 1973, 400 pp. $3.95
THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION
In one of his most important and central works, Reich demonstrates, by way of individual examples, the general basic traits of the conflicts in present-day sexual living.
Touchstone, 1974, 288 pp. $2.95
THE MURDER OF CHRIST
In one of his last (and strangest) books, Reich details the causes of the “emotional plague” which has befallen the human race. Reich uses the Christ analogy to apply equally to himself as a persecuted bringer of truth.
Touchstone, 1953, 228 pp. $2.95
LIVIN’ IN THE USA (comix)
Rising Up Angry, $1.75
THE INCREDIBLE ROCKY (comix)
TRAFFIC IN WOMEN AND OTHER ESSAYS ON FEMINISM
Times Change Press, 63 pp. $1.75
BEAT THE HEAT: A RADICAL SURVIVAL HANDBOOK
Ramparts Press, 334 pp. $2.45
FLI-BACK: A Journal of Cheap Shots
Plutonian Space Fleet
Poetry, criticism, blasphemy and subversion.
PSF, 1976, 84 pp. $1.00
MINI-MANUAL OF URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE
64 pp. $.75
LIP AND THE SELF-MANAGED COUNTER-REVOLUTION
Black & Red, 96 pp. $.75
UNIONS AGAINST REVOLUTION
G. Munis & J. Zerzan
Black & Red, 64 pp. $.75
WITCHES, MIDWIVES AND NURSES
Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English
A history of women healers. Historical account of women in medicine from the middle ages to the present and the efforts of the male-dominated medical profession to repress them.
Glass Mountain Pamphlets, 1973, 44 pp. $.75
A million-year expedition through prehistory from cannibalism to culture and the civilizing role played by women through the ancient matriarchy.
Pathfinder. 1975, 491 pp. $4.95
OUR BODIES, OURSELVES
Boston Women’s Health Book Collective
Covers all aspects of women’s bodies as well as self-help ideas.
Touchstone, 1973, 276 pp. $2.95
COMPLAINTS AND DISORDERS: The Sexual Politics of Sickness
Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English
How medicine and science replaced religion in the 19th century as the institution which defined women as sick and incapable of a full life.
Glass Mountain Pamphlets, 1973, 94pp. $1.50
LEAVING THE 20th CENTURY: THE INCOMPLETE WORK OF THE SITUATIONIST INTERNATIONAL
Free Fall Publications, 167 pp. $3.00 (also available in ‘bulk’ at tremendous savings)
FUCK AUTHORITY & EAT THE RICH T-SHIRTS $3.00
Available in small, medium and large. (Silkscreened in colored ink on coloredshirts).
This is by-no-means a complete listing of the books available from AMMUNITION BOOKS. For a complete catolog, send a large, stamped, self-addressed envelope to the above address. Donations welcomed.