Fifth Estate Collective
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THE MIRROR OF PRODUCTION Jean Baudrillard
Baudrillard examines the lessons of Marxism which has created a productivist model and a fetishism of labor. Asserts that Marxism reflects “all of Western metaphysics” and remains within the restrictive context of political economy whence it was born.
Telos, 167 pp. $2.50
LUCY PARSONS, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY Carolyn Ashbaugh
Ashbaugh interprets the radical response to industrialization, the robber barons, and monopoly in the post-Civil War era through Lucy Parsons’ life-adding a new dimension to the historiography of the period by showing the important role played by this woman.
Kerr 228 pp. $3.95
CONTRIBUTION TO THE CRITIQUE OF MARX
Solidarity (London), $.50
VIETNAM: WHOSE VICTORY? Bob Potter
London Solidarity 36 pp. $1.00
THESES ON THE CHINESE REVOLUTION Cajo Brendel
London Solidarity 26 pp. $1.00
ECOLOGY AND REVOLUTIONARY THOUGHT Murray Bookchin
Bookchin’s writings on ecology, including: Toward An Ecological Solution and the Ecology Action East Manifesto.
Times Change, 63 pp. $1.25
Unlike most catalogs, this anti-catalog is not a listing of valuable objects or a definitive statement of what is or is not significant art. Rather, it consists of written and pictorial essays that address questions about the historical and ideological function of American art.
AMCC, 79 pp. $3.50 (size: 9x12)
MAN! An Anthology of Anarchist Ideas, Essays, Poetry and Commentaries Edited by Marcus Graham
The monthly journal MAN! was published in the U.S. from 1933 until 1940, when it was suppressed by the federal government and its editor, Marcus Graham, thrown in jail. As relevant today as it was during the seven and a half years of publication.
Cienfuegos, 638 pp. $6.50
POLAND 1970–71: Capitalism and Class Struggle ICO Trans. L. Perlman
Although this translation is appearing six years after the events it describes, the facts and analysis it presents shed light on recent developments in Poland, especially those of June 1976.
Black & Red, 117 pp. $1.25
WOMEN IN THE SPANISH REVOLUTION Liz Willis
As the author points out, ‘it cannot be assumed that when historians write about the “people” or “workers” they mean women to anything like the same extent as men. The pamphlet highlights some of the aspects, both positive and negative, in this largely ignored area.
London Solidarity, $.50 (8.5 x 11)
THE LEVELLERS: A Selection of Leveller Writings Edited by A.L. Morton
The Levellers were some of the first communists, functioning during the time of Cromwellian England. Seventeen of their writings are collected here for the first time.
International Publishers, 354 pp. $2.25
THE IWW: Its First Seventy Years 1905—1975 Fred W. Thompson Patrick Murfin
A corrected facsimile of the 1955 volume: The IWW: Its First Fifty Years, with a new chapter on the IWW from 1955 to 1975 and an appendix listing sources on IWW history published since 1955.
IWW Press, 238 pp. $4.95
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MOTHER JONES Mary Harris Jones
Kerr Press, 242 pp. $3.50
COMMON SENSE FOR HARD TIMES Jeremy Brecher and Tim Costello
Two Continents, 277 pp. $3.95
LIP AND THE SELF-MANAGED COUNTER REVOLUTION Negation
Using the illustration of the famous French watch factory, the authors show that the self-management of Capital is but another stage in the development of the capitalist economy.
Black & Red, 96 pp. $.75
THE FLOODGATES OF ANARCHY S. Christie & A. Meltzer
Kahn & Averill, 160 pp. $3.00 (hardcover)
MODERN CAPITALISM AND REVOLUTION by Paul Cardan
London Solidarity, 102 pp. $1.50
REDEFINING REVOLUTION Paul Cardan
To remain revolutionaries...or to remain marxists?
Solidarity (London) $1.00
LET HISTORY JUDGE: The Origins and Consequences of Stalinism by Roy Medvedev
Vintage, 580 pp. $2.95
MANUAL FOR REVOLUTIONARY LEADERS by Michael Velli, Compiled and edited by Fredy & Lorraine Perlman.
Black & Red, 1974, 288 pp. $2.50
THE COUNTER REVOLUTION IN IRELAND by S. Van der Straeten and P. Daufuoy
Developement of the Irish economy and the failure of the revolutionary movement.
Black & Red, 48 pp. $.75
THE OLD WAYS: Six Essays Gary Snyder
Snyder explores a host of themes related to ecology, place re-inhabitation, the coyote legends in a stirring indictment of civilization.
City Lights Books 96 pp. $2.50
THE LAST SLA STATEMENT
Interview with Bill and Emily Harris, Joe Remiro, and Russ Little about their experiences in the SLA, the Hearst kidnapping, the Foster assassination and their views on anarchism.
Dragon, 40 pp. $ .75
MY DISILLUSIONMENT IN RUSSIA Emma Goldman
Emma Goldman’s account of the early days of the Bolshevik ‘worker’s state’ with all its horrors, and her deportation from Russia.
Apollo, 263 pp. $2.95
THE RIGHT TO BE LAZY Paul Lafargue
Kerr, 79 pp. $1.25
THE WANDERING OF HUMANITY Jacques Camatte
Black & Red, 64 pp. $.75
SABATE: Guerrilla Extraordinary Antonio Tellez
Cienfuegos Press, 200 pp. $4.95
THE ANARCHISTS IN THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION: Documents of the Revolution
Edited by Paul Avrich
Cornell Press, 179 pp. $2.95
The second issue of the English anarchist/anarcha-feminist monthly, “Zero,” has arrived at our office, but only about five are left after being scooped up by staff and friends, so it may be difficult to get them through us. Their address is Zero, Rising Free, 182 Upper St., Islington, London N1, England.
No. 23 of the “North Country Anvil” is out and features 52 pages of libertarian ruralism with everything from “Barns of Wisconsin” to anti-nuke news. $1.25 to Box 37, Millville MN 55957.
“The Hapotoc Rebel” continues its “explorations into the realm of sexual politics” and dedicates its issue to “Rebel Womankind.” Their address is, The Hapotoc Family International, Box 10638, Amsterdam, Holland.
“Here and After,” a libertarian socialist publication has published their second edition featuring articles on ecology and revolution, Portugal, and the crisis in Britain. $.50 to Here and After,
Books Received, But Not Available Thru Ammunition Books
Where The Money Was, Willie Sutton with Edward Linn, Ballentine Books, New York, 1976, 422 pp., $1.95. Willie says, “I was more alive when I was inside a bank, robbing it, than-et any other time in my life.” Willie robs 100 banks and escapes from “unbreakable” prisons.
The Totalitarian Nightmare, Enrico Arrigoni, introduction by Paul Avrich, Western World Press, P.O. Box 2714, Culver City CA 90230, 1975, 281 pp. $1. Published without a copyright and an invitation to reprint fully, only 150 copies were printed of this political satire of the Soviet Union.
That Character Called God, Enrico Arrigoni, Western World Press, 180 pp. See above book for info.
Five Sisters: Women Against the Czar, edited and translated by Barbara Alpern
Engel and Clifford N. Rosenthal with
a foreword by Alix Kates Shulman,
New York, 1977, 254 pp. $6.95 (!)
Woman on the Edge of Time, Marge Piercy, Fawcett Crest, New York, 1976, 381 pp. $2.25.
Anarchy by Errico Malatesta
This classic anarchist tract has recently been re-released with a new translation from the Italian original. First appearing in 1889, this pamphlet assaults the concept of government and presents the alternative of anarchism. Freedom Press 54 pp. $1.00