Ammunition Books

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Fifth Estate # 291, April 30, 1978

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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 1pm to 5pm) 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

CRITIQUE OF SYNDICALIST METHODS: Trade Unionism to Anarcho-Syndicalism by Alfredo Bonanno

Bonanno examines syndicalism from fascist to anarchist (and everything in the middle) and finds them all having little to do with revolution.

Bratach Dubh, 48 pp., $.90

ANARCHISM AND THE NATIONAL LIBERATION STRUGGLE by Alfredo Bonanno

Bonanno critiques the idea of national liberation within modern capitalism. From an anarchist perspective.

Bratach Dubh, 16 pp., $.50

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

THE SPANISH ANARCHISTS: The Heroic Years 1868-1936 by Murray Bookchin

Free Life, Special price: $9.00 (regular price: $12.00)—hardback only.

THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION by Wilhelm Reich

Touchstone, 288 pp., $2.95

PORTUGAL: The Impossible Revolution by Phil Mailer

Solidarity, 399 pp., $5.00

BINKY BROWN MEETS THE HOLY VIRGIN MARY by Justin Green

If you were brought up to be a good catholic, but thought it was all for shit, this comic book is for you. A must reading for neurotics of all creeds.

Last Gasp, 50 pp., $.75

LESSONS OF THE GENERAL STRIKE 1926 by Bob Dent

Dent looks at what went wrong with the British General Strike of 1926 and comes up with some conclusions that give insight as to why most strikes fail (some of his points relate well to the farmers’ strike that’s going on in the US today).

Millennium, 24 pp., $.25

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

Times Change Press, 63 pp., $1.75

LET HISTORY JUDGE by Roy A. Medvedev

Everything you wanted to know about Stalin and that period of Russian history.

Vintage, 566 pp., $4.95

MAN! An Anthology of Anarchist Ideas, Essays, Poetry and Commentaries Ed. Marcus Graham

A collection of the material that appeared in the anarchist journal MAN!, during the 10 years of its publication (1930 – 1940). As relevant today as it was then.

Cienfuegos, 637 pp., Special price: $4.50 (regular price: $6.00)

PARADISE LOST: The Decline of the Auto-Industrial Age by Emma Rothschild

Rothschild tells of the ups and downs of Detroit’s auto industry and the ‘Big 3’s’ attempts to exist in continual decline (going…going…).

Vintage, 264 pp., $1.95

THE UNKNOWN REVOLUTION by Voline

Voline tells the other side of the Russian Revolution, something that the Leninists have tried to supress in the most ruthless fashion. This is the complete version of the book and appearing for the first time in English.

Black & Red, 717 pp., $4.00

ANARCHIST COLLECTIVES: Workers Self-Management in the Spanish Revolution 1936-1939 by Sam Dolgoff

For a brief period, the Spanish people offered the world a glimpse of the future that differs by orders of magnitude from the tendencies inherent in the state socialist and state capitalist societies that exist today.

Free Life, 195 pp., $3.45

WE CALLED A STRIKE AND NO ONE CAME Kalamazoo Black & Red

Student movement and madness at Western Michigan University of the ’60s.

Black & Red, 46 pp., $.40

CIENFUEGOS ANARCHIST REVIEW NO. 3 Cienfuegos Press

The third and best in a continuing series of reviews. Contains not only reviews of books and periodicals, but many articles and pamphlet reprints not seen in English before. Also has lots of fun things!

Cienfuegos, 138 pp., $4.00 (8.5 x 12—this issue carries as much as a 400 page book)

CIENFUEGOS REVIEW No. 2, 64 pp., $2.00 (8.5 x 12)

CIENFUEGOS REVIEW NO. 1, 28 pp., $.75

CREATION AND ITS ENEMIES: “The Revolt Against Work” John Zerzan

Mutualist, 64 pp., $2.00

POLAND 1970-71: Capitalism and Class Struggle by ICO

Black & Red, 117 pp., $1.25

WORKER STUDENT ACTION COMMITTIES: France May ’68 by R. Gregoire & F. Perlman

One of the few accounts of where, in May 1968, workers and students came together to form committies and in which the terms worker and student became meaningless.

Black & Red, 45 pp., $.75

URBAN DEVASTATION: The Planning of Incarceration by James Finlayson

How bureaucratic capitalism attempts – and fails – to plan modern cities.

Solidarity, 24 pp., $.80

THE WILHELMSHAVEN REVOLT: A Chapter of the Revolutionary Movement in the German Navy 1918-1919 by Icarus (Ernst Schneider)

Cienfuegos, 32 pp., $1.00

THE LIMITS OF THE CITY by Murray Bookchin

Harper, 148 pp., $3.50

THE FATE OF MARXISM by Paul Cardan

A good critique of Marxism.

Solidarity, 12 pp., $.50 (8.5 x11)

BOOKSTORE NOTES…

Well we finally got the bundles of CIENFUEGOS REVIEW 3 that we ordered, and out of the almost 40 copies that we received, we have about 15 left.

We received a letter from the Cienfuegos people about one month ago, in which they said that they had only 100 of REVIEW 3 left—which means that this is the last we’ll get.

We’ve just had copies of the latest BRATACH DUBH publications sent to us; the latest in a planned series of pamphlets.

The two latest pamphlets are: 1) WORKERS AUTONOMY, by Alfredo Bonanno and The Comrades of Kronstadt Editions (35 pp., about $1.00 – which should cover the cost of mailing); 2) THE ANGRY BRIGADE, Documents of the Angry Brigade and a chronology of events concerning the actions taken by the Brigade. The quote on the cover of this issue of the FE was taken from this pamphlet (28 pp., about the same price as the first pamphlet).

Both pamphlets will be carried in the bookstore in the very near future, but are also available by writing: BRATACH DUBH, c/o McGowan, 83 Langside Terrace, Port Glasgow, Scotland.

The following publications have come to our attention, but are not carried in the bookstore at this time. LAND AND LIBERTY: Anarchist Influences in the Mexican Revolution, by Ricardo Flores Magon, Cienfuegos Press, Box A, Over The Water, Sanday, Orkney, Scotland

BOXCAR: A Journal of the Womens Itinerant Hobos’ Union. Boxcar, 1001-B Guerrero, San Francisco, Ca 94110 (lots of good info for the traveler and non-traveler alike. Well worth the reading).

AJO BLANCO (anarchist newspaper—separate from the CNT). Apartado Postal 422, Barcelona-3, Spain. THE SHEFFIELD ANARCHIST (newspaper), Box 1A, 341 Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2HP, England.

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