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Anarchist Seeds Beneath the SnowLeft-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward$
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David Goodway

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9781846310256

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846312557

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(p.1) 1 Introduction
Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow
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Anarchism, or left libertarianism, is a political ideology that advocated the abolition of the State and parliamentarianism. It is considered a type of socialism, but closely related to liberal thought because of its liberal traditions and a strong radical liberalism. Anarchism flourished in countries such as France, Russia, Spain, and Italy. This book examines anarchism as a social movement and explores the reasons why it failed to flourish in Britain. It discusses libertarian communists or socialists individuals who represent a full spectrum of anarchist diversity, from the individualism of John Cowper Powys to the near syndicalism of Christopher Pallis.

Keywords:   anarchism, left libertarianism, State, parliamentarianism, radical liberalism, John Cowper Powys, Christopher Pallis, libertarian communists, socialists

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