A Living Spirit of Revolt: The Infrapolitics of Anarchism by Ziga VodovnikA Living Spirit of Revolt: The Infrapolitics of Anarchism by Ziga Vodovnik

A Living Spirit of Revolt: The Infrapolitics of Anarchism

byZiga VodovnikIntroduction byHoward Zinn

Paperback | November 1, 2013

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Dissecting anarchist history from classic examples through contemporary occurrences, and even tying it to everyday life, this exploration collects many disparate movements into a cohesive whole to better understand anarchy in theory and praxis. The book posits modern anarchy as not only the most revolutionary, but as the only antisystem movement left—a seclusion that is occurring for the first time in history. Chronicling anarchy with a discerning eye, this study provides a greater understanding of anarchist thought, including how it applies in current tumultuous times, and reveals how many movements have been forgotten—contributing to a misconception of anarchy’s essence. Further insight into American philosophies, such as New England Transcendentalism, is also included.

Žiga Vodovnik is an assistant professor of political science in the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Ljubljana. His teaching and research focus on contemporary political theories and praxes, social movements in the Americas, and the history of political ideas. Howard Zinn was a lifelong activist for peace and justice as ...
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Title:A Living Spirit of Revolt: The Infrapolitics of AnarchismFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.7 inPublished:November 1, 2013Publisher:PM PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604865237

ISBN - 13:9781604865233

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"The great contribution of Žiga Vodovnik is that his writing rescues anarchism from its dogma, its rigidity, its isolation from the majority of the human race. He reveals the natural anarchism of our everyday lives, and in doing so, enlarges the possibilities for a truly human society, in which our imaginations, our compassion, can have full play."  —Howard Zinn, author, A People's History of the United States