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Peter Kropotkin (1842–1921)

Author of Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution

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Includes the names: P.Kropotkin, P. Kropotkin, P. Kropotkine, Kropótkin P., P. Kropotkine, Petr Kropotkin, Pjor Kropotkin, Petr Kropotkin, Peter Kropotkin, Peter Kropotkin, Peter Kropotkin, PEDRO KROPOTKIN, Petro Kropotkin, Peter Krapotkin, Pëtr Kropotkin, Pyotr Kropotkin, Pjotr Kropotkin, Petar Kropotkin, Peter Kropotkin, Petar Kropotkin, Peter Kropotkin, Pyotr Kropotkin, Pedro Kropotkin, Peter Kropotkin, Pjotr Kropotkin, P. A. Kropotkin, Peter Kropotkin, Piotr Kropotkin, Pedro Kropotkine, Pjotr Kropotkine, Piotr Kropotkine, Pyotr Kropotkine, Pierre Kropotkin, Prince Kropotkin, Peter Kropotkine, Pierre Kropotkine, Kropotkine Pierre, Pjotr A. Kropotkin, Kropotkin Pëtr A., P'otr A. Kropotkin, Peter A. Kropotkin, P@FFFCetr Kropotkin, Pëtr A. Kropotkin, Piotr. A. Kropotkin, Pëtr Kropotkin, P.クロポトキン, Petr A. K. Kropotkin, Prince Peter Kropotkin, Prince Petr. Kropotkin, Petr Aleksevic Krapotkin, Petr Alekeevich Kropotkin, Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin, Pjotr Alekseevic Kropotkin, Piotr Alexeievic Kropotkin, Piotr Alekseevich Kropotkin, By (author) Peter Kropotkin, Pyotr Alexeyevich Kropotkin, Petr Alekseyevich Kropotkin, Pyotr Alekseyevi Kropotkin, Peter Alexeievich Kropotkin, P'otr Aleksejevic Kropotkin, Pëtr Alekseevič Kropotkin, By (author) Peter Kropotkin, Petar Aleksejevič Kropotkin, Piotr Alexeevitch Kropotkine, Petr Alekseevitch Kropotkine, Peter Alekseyevich Kropotkin, Peter Alexejewitsch Krapotkin, Pjotr Alexejewitsch Kropotkin, Pierre Alexievitch Kropotkine, Pëtr Alekseevič Kropotkin, knaz Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin, ΠΙΟΤΡ Α. ΚΡΟΠΟΤΚΙΝ, kneìaz Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin, kniaz Piotr Alekseievitx Kropotkin, Peter (Pyotr) Alexeyevich Kropotkin, ピョートル・クロポトキン, knyaz' Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin, Kni︠a︡ź Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin, kni︠a︡zʹ Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin, Petr Alekseevich kniaz Kropotkin 1842-1921, Пётр Алексеевич Кропоткин, Кропоткин Петр Алексеевич, Петр Алексеевич Кропоткин

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Works by Peter Kropotkin

The Conquest of Bread (1892) 925 copies
Memoirs of a Revolutionist (1889) 453 copies
Anarchist Morality (1889) 88 copies
The Essential Kropotkin (1975) 75 copies
Words of a Rebel (1972) 68 copies
The State: Its Historic Role (1943) — Author — 57 copies
Anarchist Communism (2007) 55 copies
An appeal to the young (2006) 32 copies
Evolution and Environment (1995) 32 copies
Act For Yourselves! (1998) 31 copies
Fugitive Writings (1993) 19 copies
Law and Authority (2008) 17 copies
The Spirit of Revolt (2009) 11 copies
Oeuvres. (1976) 9 copies
On Order (1996) 9 copies
Moral anarquista, La (2010) 9 copies
The wage system 4 copies
War! 3 copies
Revolutionary government (1943) 3 copies
Bir Isyancinin Sözleri (2018) 3 copies
Expropriation 2 copies

Associated Works

Darwin (Norton Critical Edition) (1970) — Contributor, some editions — 654 copies
The Anarchist Reader (1977) — Author, some editions — 124 copies
The Anarchists (1964) — Contributor — 112 copies
The Essential works of anarchism (1971) — Contributor — 88 copies
Utopiasosialistit (2009) 8 copies
i 10 : internationale revue, 1927-1929 (1979) — Contributor — 2 copies


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Great book. Informative and easy(ish) to read
bookonion | Mar 10, 2024 |
An epic panorama of life, struggling for survival looked at through the lense of mutual aid
rubyman | 9 other reviews | Feb 21, 2024 |
Interesting book. Written as a response to the essay “the struggle for existence in human society” by Thomas h. Huxley, who was arguing that competition, particularly in large complex cities demanded state rules people, when scarcity arose could not be counted on to be civilized. Kropotkin takes a counter point and starting with animals and moving through simpler to more complex societies shows that mutual aid has in fact been the more common and beneficial mode. Not totally sure how this relates to anarchy per se, but my research continues.… (more)
BookyMaven | 9 other reviews | Jan 3, 2024 |
Technology promised us easier lives. *Looks down at notes*

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Eavans | 6 other reviews | Feb 17, 2023 |


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