American anarchism by Steve J. Shone

By Steve J. Shone

American Anarchism via Steve J. Shone is a piece of political conception and background that specializes in 19th century American Anarchism, including ecu anarchists who stimulated the various Americans.

The 9 thinkers mentioned are Alexander Berkman, Voltairine de Cleyre, Samuel Fielden, Luigi Galleani, Peter Kropotkin, Lucy Parsons, Max Stirner, William Graham Sumner, and Benjamin Tucker.

What emerges from this engagement is a lucid, compelling, and good grounded argument that rules drawn from 19th century American Anarchism have enduring relevance for these trying to clear up modern political problems.

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A number of scholars who make reference to de Cleyre say she was an anarchist, but do not call her a feminist. ” In one place, McElroy (2000, 110) refers to “[t]he individualist anarchist Voltairine de Cleyre,” though in another article, she tags her as a feminist (2001, 16), and, in a more recent work, she calls her an “Individualist Anarchist and feminist” (2003, 38). ” Elsewhere, she is referred to as one of “such pivotal anarchists as Emma Goldman, 1 Now part of Forest Home Cemetery. 40 chapter two Alexander Berkman, Voltairine de Cleyre, among countless others” (Sakolsky 2005, 134).

CHAPTER TWO VOLTAIRINE DE CLEYRE: MORE OF AN ANARCHIST THAN A FEMINIST? In recent years, there has been significant interest in the writings of Voltairine de Cleyre (1866–1912), with a number of authors attempting to reassess her work, in some cases drawing increased attention to the perspective that her ideas constitute a form of feminism. Remembered also as a poet, anarchist, and atheist, de Cleyre was born in Leslie, Michigan, a small town south of Lansing. Her parents, who were impoverished tailors, left Leslie when Voltairine was about one year old, following the accidental drowning death of another daughter, Marion, at the age of five.

He continues by noting that anarcha-feminism was “inspired by early twentieth century thinkers and authors like Emma Goldman and Voltairine de Cleyre” (67). ” Margaret Marsh concludes that, although Avrich’s book “includes a brief discussion of her feminist philosophy, for the most part the focus is on the anarchist movement” (Marsh 1981, 124). Marsh concentrates a chapter of her own book on de Cleyre as a woman struggling to succeed: “The organized women’s rights movement was too conventional for her, although she considered herself a feminist and expressed admiration for the suffragists” (Marsh 1981, 128).

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