Fifth Estate Collective
AMMUNITION BOOKS shares space with the Fifth Estate Newspaper and can be found at 4403 Second Avenue, Detroit, Mich. 48201 (telephone-313-831-6800). Our hours vary, but we are generally open on Monday and Thursday afternoons (from 1 pm to 5 pm) and at scattered hours other times. It’s always a good idea to telephone us before you start the trek down, just to be safe.
HOW TO ORDER:
1) List the title of the book(s), amount and price of each;
2) Add 5% for mailing (not less than 30 cents);
3) Total (Michigan residents please add 4% sales tax) and mail to us.
Please write all checks and money orders to: THE FIFTH ESTATE, but mail it to: AMMUNITION BOOKS, 4403 SECOND AVENUE, DETROIT, MICHIGAN 48201—USA
COMPLAINTS AND DISORDERS: The Sexual Politics of Sickness Barbara Ehrenreich & Deirdre English
An in-depth contribution to the history of ‘female disorders’ and their manipulation by a male dominated medical society.
Glass Mountain, 94 pp., $2.50
WITCHES, MIDWIVES AND NURSES: A History of Women Healers by Barbara Ehrenreich & Deidre English
Feminist Press, 48 pp., $1.50
THE SPANISH ANARCHISTS: The Heroic Years 1868–1936 by Murray Bookchin
Free Life, 360 pp., Regular Price: $12.00 SPECIAL PRICE: $10.00
ESSAYS ON MARX’S THEORY OF VALUE by I.I. Rubin
Rubin’s critical essays eventually led to his murder by Stalin during the purges of the 1930s and remained suppressed and unknown in English until recently translated. Contains two major essays on Marx’s theory of commodity fetishism and his labor theory of value.
Black & Red, 275 pp., $2.50
WE ALMOST LOST DETROIT John G. Fuller
In October 1966, the Enrico Fermi nuclear plant experienced unforeseen ‘mishaps’ that almost led to the melt-down of the reactor and the loss of Detroit and Toledo. It got so critical that death was just a kiss away.
Digest, 272 pp., $3 (Orig. $8.95) (hardcover)
MICHAEL BAKUNIN: Selected Writings ed. Arthur Lehning
One of the best collections of Bakunin’s writings to be found in English.
Evergreen, 285 pp., $4.95
URBAN DEVASTATION: The Planning of Incarceration by James Finlayson
How bureaucratic capitalism attempts—and fails—to plan modern cities. Also attempts to show how a self-managed society might go about things in a totally different manner.
Solidarity, 25 pp., $1.00 (8.5 x 11)
THE RIGHT TO BE LAZY by Paul Lafargue
Kerr, 77 pp., $1.25
SABATE: Guerrilla Extraordinary by Antonio Tellez
The history of the life of Sabate, from his fighting in the ranks of the FAI during the Spanish Revolution, through the relentless guerrilla attacks on Franco’s government and until his death in an ambush in the 1960s.
Cienfuegos, 200 pp., $4.95
WOMEN IN THE SPANISH REVOLUTION by Liz Willis
Solidarity, 18 pp., $.50
CREATION AND ITS ENEMIES: “The Revolt Against Work” John Zerzan
Mutualist, 64 pp., $2.00
HUNGARY ’56 Andy Anderson
The Hungarian Revolution of October 1956 wrote its message in the blood of thousands of ordinary working people, particularly the youth.
Solidarity/B&R, 135 pp., $1.25
THE KRONSTADT UPRISING Ida Mett
Black Rose, 93 pp., $1.45
THE KRONSTADT COMMUNE Ida Mett
The original publication of the above mentioned book, but without an introduction by Bookchin.
Solidarity, 67 pp., $1.00
KRONSTADT ’21 Victor Serge
Serge’s personal experiences.
Solidarity, 10 pp., $.30
THE KRONSTADT UPRISING OF 1921 Lynne Thorndycraft
Left Bank, 20 pp., $.50
MEDICAL NEMESIS Ivan Illich
The medical establishment may be hazardous to your health!
Bantam, 300 pp., $2.50
LUCY PARSONS, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY Carolyn Ashbaugh
Kerr, 228 pp., $3.95
ANARCHY Errico Malatesta
Freedom, 54 pp., $1.00
THE ILLUMINATUS TRILOGY Robert Shea and Robert Anton Willson
We only have a very limited amount of this incredible political fantasy.
Dell Publishers. $1.50 per volume, $4.50 for the set of three.
THE LIMITS OF THE CITY Murray Bookchin
Harper & Row, 148 pp., $3.50
PORTUGAL: The Impossible Revolution Phil Mailer
The still unfinished story of the Portuguese upsurge of 1974–75. An eyewitness acount of a deeply involved spectator. A new type of historiography with the view from different groups vying for power and the workers fighting for a new life.
Solidarity, 399 pp., $5.00,(also available in hardback, upon request—$10.00)
THESES ON THE CHINESE REVOLUTION Cajo Brendel
Deals mostly with the Cultural Revolution and the emergence of a new class in China.
Solidarity, 26 pp., $1.25 (8.5 x 11)
THE REPRODUCTION OF DAILY LIFE Fredy Perlman
Black & Red, 24 pp., $.25
CIENFUEGOS PRESS ANARCHIST REVIEW No. 2
Cienfuegos Press, 64 pp., $2.00 (8.5 x 11)
CEYLON: The JVP Uprising by Solidarity (London)
The ‘official’ left in power puts down an insurrection and maintains a reign of terror. How China, Britain, Russia and the USA achieved unity....to suppress the uprising.
Solidarity, 50 pp., $1.30
THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE KOREAN WAR: America’s First Vietnam by I.F. Stone
Monthly Review, 368 pp., $3.95
SOCIETY OF THE SPECTACLE Guy Debord
Completely new translation of a major theoretical work of the Situationist International.
Black & Red, unpaginated, $1.00
THE MAKING OF THE ENGLISH WORKING CLASS E.P. Thompson
The history of the English working class and their somewhat not so jubilant entrance into industrial society.
Vintage, 848 pp., $4.95
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MOTHER JONES by Mary Jones
Kerr, 242 pp., $2.95
CHARACTER ANALYSIS by Wilhelm Reich
Touchstone, 545 pp., $4.95
THE FUNCTION OF THE ORGASM Wilhelm Reich
Touchstone, 400 pp., $3.95
WORKERS AGAINST WORK have just produced a great new poster, “DID YOU EVER WANT TO KILL YOUR BOSS?” (the graphic to the left is taken from it). Copies of the poster are available from us. Just send a large self-addressed stamped envelope to AMMUNITION BOOKS. We have a very limited supply!!!!
ANIMAL FARM and 1984, George Orwell’s classic novels about totalitarian regimes, have been banned in the Soviet Union. The book’s publishers say the futuristic novels were scheduled to be exhibited at Russia’s controversial first international Book Fair. They were barred from the showing, however, after Soviet officials reviewed them and labeled them objectionable. —Zodiac News Service
Both books are available from us at $1.50 per copy.
The latest issue of BLACK FLAG (Organ of the Anarchist Black Cross) is just out with articles on W. Germany, Russian Terrorism, the Grunwick Strike and much more. You can get copies from us (send postage) or directly from Black Flag, Box A, Over The Water, Sanday, Orkney, Scotland
OPEN ROAD No. 4 is out. Write: Open Road, Box 6135,—Station G, Vancouver, B.C. Canada.
We have just received NOW & AFTER: A Libertarian Socialist Newsletter. It contains articles on Ecology, Gay Rights, Britain, Portugal and more. Available from Ammunition Books for $.50 plus postage.
ZERO WORK: Political Materials No. 2 is out and available for $2.50 per copy. Write: Zerowork, Apartment 7, 417 East 65th Street, N.Y., N.Y. 10021.
IN CHILE THE TANKS—IN EUROPE THE UNIONS is the latest publication of the Paris based group Echanges. It is available in both English and French, and includes articles by John & Paula Zerzan, Cajo Brendel and J. Walker. You can get copies by writing: Echanges et Mouvement, B.P. 241, 75866 Paris 18, France.
SYNTHESIS No. 5 is out and can be obtained by writing: League For Economic Democracy, P.O. Box 1858, San Pedro, Ca., 90733 cost: $.40 per issue.