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Fifth Estate # 284, July, 1977

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AN ANTI-CATALOG, AMCC
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)

LIFE IN THE IRON MILLS Rebecca Harding Davis
Feminist Press, 174 pp. $2.25

THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE KOREAN WAR: America’s First Vietnam, I.F. Stone
Monthly Review, 368 pp. $3.95

THE ANARCHISTS IN THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION: Documents of the Revolution, Edited by Paul Avrich
Cornell Press, 179 pp. $2.95

BAKUNIN ON VIOLENCE: Letter to S. Nechayev
Bakunin refutes Nechayev’s “Catechism of the Revolutionist” and poses his own view of a liberated humanity.
Come! Unity 48 pp. $.75

WOMEN IN THE SPANISH REVOLUTION, Liz Willis
Solidarity (London), $.50 (8.5 x11)

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, 354 pp. $2.25

CREATION AND ITS ENEMIES: “The Revolt Against Work” John Zerzan
A collection of some of Zerzan’s best writings on unions and the revolt against work.
Mutualist, 64 pp., $2.00

MANUAL FOR REVOLUTIONARY LEADERS, Michael Velli, Compiled and edited by Fredy & Lorraine Perlman
Black & Red, 1974, 288 pp. $2.50

CIENFUEGOS PRESS ANARCHIST REVIEW No. 2 Cienfuegos Press
This is the second in a planned series of reviews by Ceinfuegos, 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 CIENFUEGOS PRESS ANARCHIST REVIEW, No. 1 Cienfuegos
Written by anarchists from around the world.
Cienfuegos, 28 pp., $.75

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

PARADISE LOST: The Decline and Fall of the Auto-Industrial Age, Emma Rothschild
Rothschild unveils the forces which have made the U.S. auto-industry, an industry in decline.
Vintage, 264 pp. $1.95

LET HISTORY JUDGE: The Origins and Consequences of Stalinism, Roy Medvedev
Vintage, 580 pp. $2.95

MODERN CAPITALISM & REVOLUTION, Paul Cardan
London Solidarity, 2nd ed., 102 pp., $1.50

SABATE: Guerrilla Extraordinary 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 till his death in an ambush in the 1960s.
Cienfuegos Press, 200 pp. $4.95

WHAT IS PROPERTY, P.J. Proudhon with an introduction by George Woodcock
Dover, 1970, 457 pp. $4.00

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

CHARACTER ANALYSIS Wilhelm Reich
Touchstone 545 pp. $4.95

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

CONTRIBUTION TO THE CRITIQUE OF MARX
Solidarity (London), $.50

COLLECTIVES IN THE SPANISH REVOLUTION, Gaston Leval
This book can only deal with a few of the collectives that were set up in Spain during the struggle against Franco, for as the author Points out, there were 400 agricultural collectives in Aragon, 900 in the Levante and 300 in Castile. In addition, the whole of industry in Catalonia, and 70% in the Levante was collectivised. Leval brings out a lot of information on the collectives he does document.
Freedom, 368 pp., $4.00

ZAPATA & THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION, John Womack, Jr.
Vintage, 453 pp. $3.45

THE KRONSTADT UPRISING OF 1921, Lynne Thorndycraft
A precise introduction to the uprising of the Russian sailors and workers of Kronstadt and Petrograd. Thorndycraft draws examples and information from not only the sailors and anarchists, but also the Bolsheviks and their supporters.
Left Bank, 21 pp., $.50

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 CUBAN REVOLUTION: A Critical Perspective, Sam Dolgoff
Just published, this book sheds new light on the Cuban Revolution and the political and social changes that took place.
Black Rose, list price $ 5.95, SPECIAL price, $4.95

THE MASS PSYCHOLOGY OF FASCISM, Wilhelm Reich
Touchstone, 1970, 400 pp. $3.95

LETTERS OF INSURGENTS Sophia Nachalo, Yarostan Vochek
After 20 years, two participants in an Eastern European insurrection recreate through a series of letters their often contradictory perceptions of the revolutionary experience and its aftermath on all those people involved in an attempt to change their lives.
Black & Red, 831 pp. $4.50 (because of the weight of this book, please add 35 cents post.)

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MOTHER JONES, Mary Harris Jones
Kerr Press, 242 pp. $3.50

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

HOMAGE TO CATALONIA, George Orwell
Orwell’s recollections of the Spanish revolution with a rarely published essay, “Looking Back on the Spanish War” included. A new edition.
Penguin, 246 pp. $1.95

Book Notes

LEAVING THE 20th CENTURY: The Incomplete Work of the Situationist International, compiled by Christopher Gray

After two years of an on again/off again situation, we have received a package containing Gray’s book. It contains some of the writings of the Situationists, taken from their magazine and published from the late 1950s to the late 1960s. Limited amount available.
Free Fall, 167 pp., $3.00 (8×10)

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

FREE SPACE NEWS LETTER; Free Space Alternate U, 339 Lafayette St., New York, N.Y. 10012. (monthly newsletter)

THE MYSTERY OF B. TRAVEN, Judy Stone; William Kaufman, Inc., One First Street, Los Altos, Ca. 94022. $6.95 (hardcover).

SOAPBOXER; IWW, c/o R.B. Sheetze, 91-593 Kuilioloa Pl., Y-3, Ewa Beach, Hawaii 46706.
Monthly bulletin of the Hawaii IWW circle. $2.64 for a one year subscription.

PETER KROPOTKIN: HIS FEDERALIST IDEAS, Camillo Berneri; Simian Press, Over The Water, Sanday, Orkney, Scotland. $.60 (+ post).

ZERO; Box Zero, c/o Rising Free, 182 Upper Street, London N.1, England. A new anarchist-anarcha-feminist monthly. Well worth the reading.

LE 25 JUIN 1976 EN POLOGNE, Henri Simon; Echanges et Mouvement, B.P. 241, 75866 Paris CEDEX 18, France (77 page pamphlet in French).

LESSONS OF THE GENERAL STRIKE 1926, Bob Dent; B. Dent, c/o News From Nowhere, 100 Whitechapel, Liverpool L1-6EN, England.

CRITIQUE OF SYNDICALIST METHODS: Trade Unionism to Anarcho-Syndicalism, Alfredo M. Bonanno; Bratach Dubh Publications, 83 Langside Terrace, Port Glasgow, Scotland. $.60 (+ post.)

FREE SPACE: A BULLETIN OF SOLIDARITY; Free Space, P.O. Box 26481, San Francisco, Ca. 94126

ABERDEEN IN THE GENERAL STRIKE; Aberdeen Peoples Press, 163 King Street, Aberdeen, Scotland. An account of the role played by Aberdeen workers during the 1926 strike in Britain. $.80 (+ post).

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