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Fifth Estate # 283, June, 1977

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Ammunition Books
4403 Second Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48201, Tele. No. (313) 831-6800
Bookstore hours vary, but we are generally open on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons and at scattered other times. Please call before coming down to be sure we are here.

HOW TO ORDER:
(1) List the title of the book(s), amount and price of each;
(2) Add 5% for mailing (not less than 25 cents);
(3) Total (Michigan residents please add 4% sales tax), and mail to us.
Please write all checks and money orders to: DROP-OUT PRODUCTIONS, but mail to: AMMUNITION BOOKS, 4403 Second Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48201

MAN! An Anthology of Anarchist Ideas, Essays, Poetry and Commentaries Edited by Marcus Graham

The monthly journal MAN! was published in the United States from 1933 until 1940, when it was suppressed by the federal government and its editor, Marcus Graham, thrown in jail. Compiled into this 638 page book is some of the best material from that journal, covering such diverse subjects as Spain, technology, anarchism and poetry (plus much more). As relevant today as it was during the seven and a half years of publication.

Cienfuegos Press, 638 pp., $6.50

WORKER STUDENT ACTION COMMITTEES: France May ’68 by R. Gregoire, F. Perlman

First-hand account of the French uprising by two participants. Revolutionary activity of the workers and students contrasted to that of the unions, CP and other political organisations.

Black & Red, 45 pp., $.75

THE MASS PSYCHOLOGY OF FASCISM by Wilhelm Reich

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, 400 pp., $3.95

MODERN CAPITALISM AND REVOLUTION by Paul Cardan

London Solidarity, 102 pp., $1.50

THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS by Ursula Le Guin

Ace, 334 pp., $1.95

AN ANTI-CATALOG

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: 9×12)

REPRODUCTION OF HUMAN CAPITAL by Robert Cooperstein

Children as property and how the mechanism of the family conditions them from birth to accept society as they find it.

Cooperstein, unpaginated, $.50

THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION by Wilhelm Reich

In one of his most important and early works, Reich demonstrates, by way of individual examples, the general basic traits of the conflicts in present day sexual living.

Touchstone, 288 pp., $2.95

LUCY PARSONS, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY by Carolyn Ashbaugh

Kerr, 228 pp., $3.95

MARXISM & A FREE SOCIETY by Marcus Graham

An anarchist reply to Isaac Deutcher’s address on the “Socialist Man” with particular reference to the minutes of the First International and the sabotaging of the Hague Congress by the Marx clique. Marx might not have written much about his ideas on socialism, but then actions speak louder than words.

Simian, 16 pp., $.25

THE TRAFFIC IN WOMEN & OTHER ESSAYS ON FEMINISM by Emma Goldman

Times Change, 63 pp., $1.35

ANARCHISTS IN THE SPANISH REVOLUTION by Jose Peirats

After many years of hard work and the collective efforts of several groups, this first English translation of Peirats is a fine history of the origins of the CNT and the anarchist movement in Spain from 1869 to 1939.

400 pp., $3.50

THE COUNTER REVOLUTION IN IRELAND by S. Van der Straeten and P. Daufuoy

Development of the Irish economy and the failure of the revolutionary movement.

Black & Red, 48 pp., $.75

THE RIGHT TO BE LAZY by Paul Lafargue

Kerr, 79 pp., $1.25

LETTERS OF INSURGENTS by Sophia Nachalo and Yarostan Vochek

Black & Red, 831 pp., $4.50 (because of the weight of this book, please add 35 cents for postage if ordered separately.)

MY DISILLUSIONMENT IN RUSSIA by Emma Goldman

Emma Goldman’s account of the early days of the Bolshevik’s ‘worker state’ with all its horrors, and her deportation from Russia.

Apollo, 263 pp., $2.95

PARADISE LOST: The Decline & Fall of the Auto Industrial Age by Emma Rothschild
Vintage, 264 pp., $1.95

PORTUGAL: The Impossible Revolution? by Phil Mailer

The still unfinished story of the Portuguese upsurge of 1974 through 1975. An eye-witness account 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.

London Solidarity, $5.00

THE ANARCHO QUIZ BOOK Compiled by Albert Meltzer
from the pages of Black Flag.

A collection of questions (and answers) dealing with the history of anarchism, socialism and whatever.
Example: Q. Denouncing the idea of “workers control,” which German politician pointed to Barcelona as an instance of the inability of the workers to manage without “management?” A. Karl Marx (“go and run one of the Barcelona factories without direction, that is to say, without authority!”)—letter to Engels, 30th Dec. 1871

Simian, 74 pp., $1.50

THE MIRROR OF PRODUCTION by Jean Baudrillard

Telos, 167 pp., $2.50

ECLIPSE & RE-EMERGENCE OF THE COMMUNIST MOVEMENT by Jean Barrot & Francois Martin
Black & Red, 1974, 136 pp. $1.25

THE INTERNATIONAL REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENT: FIRST OF MAY GROUP by Albert Meltzer

A study of the origins and development of the revolutionary anarchist movement in Europe from 1945 to 1973, with particular reference to the First of May Group.

Cienfuegos, $2.75

THE WILHELMSHAVEN REVOLT: A CHAPTER OF THE REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENT IN GERMANY 1918-1919 by Icarus (Ernst Schneider)

Simian, 32 pp. $1.00

THE CIENFUEGOS PRESS ANARCHIST REVIEW, No. 1 by Cienfuegos

Written by anarchists from around the world.

Cienfuegos, 28 pp., $.75

CIENFUEGOS PRESS ANARCHIST REVIEW No. 2 by Cienfuegos Press

This is the second in a planned series of reviews by Ceinfuegos, is better by ten fold over their first issue in both quality of printing and quantity of articles. Along with the many book reviews are articles and pamphlets printed for the first time in English.

Cienfuegos, 64 pp., $2.00 (size: 8.5×12.75)

THE WANDERING OF HUMANITY by Jacques Camatte

Black & Red, 64 pp., $.75

THE RUSSIAN TRAGEDY by Alexander Berkman

The Russian Tragedy first appeared in 1922 as three separate pamphlets (The Russian Tragedy, The Russian Revolution and the Communist Party & The Kronstadt Rebellion), and is compiled here under one cover for the first time. In it, Berkman lays bare the true facts of the Leninist ‘workers state.’

Cienfuegos, 140 pp. $3.00

ZAPATA AND THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION by John Womack, Jr.

Vintage, 453 pp. $3.45

REDEFINING REVOLUTION by Paul Cardan

Solidarity (London) $1.00

NOTES

The following list of books and pamphlets were received by Ammunition Books, but are not available through us at this time.

Nowhere At Home: Letters From Exile; Emma Goldman’s and Alexander Berkman’s correspondence after leaving the U.S.; Shocken Books, 1977

Anarcha-Feminist Notes, Vol. 1 & 2; c/o Tiamat, 609 N. Tioga Street, Ithaca NY 14850.

Busing: An Anarchist Opinion, An Anarchist Alternative; Chrysalis Reprint series, No. 1, reprinted from the Fifth Estate. Chrysalis Books, Box 160943, Sacramento CA 95816 (Chrysalis is also a book store with a large selection of anarchist publications. Ask for their catalog).

The Realization And Suppression Of Religion, Ken Knabb. Bureau of Public Secrets, Box 1044, Berkeley CA 94701

Why Strikes Fail; More to Come, Box 11308, San Francisco Ca 94101

This World We Must Leave, Jacques Camatte. David Brown, BM 381, London WC1V 6XX, England.

The latest issue of Black Flag, organ of the Anarchist Black Cross, has just been published and a copy will be enclosed with each book order from Ammunition Books. We would like to urge all of you who were considering getting a sub to Black Flag ($6.00; $13.00 airmail) to do so, as they need the money.

The April/May ’77 issue of Minus 7 (7 years to 1984) has just reached our doorstep and is available from Ammunition Books for $.50. Minus 7 is a monthly publication coming out of Hong Kong, and produced by the 70s Front; an anarchist group made up of ex-members of the Chinese Red Guard.

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