PDFs

Michael Bakunin - E. H. Carr

Though hostile, E. H. Carr's text on Bakunin (1937, republished with minor revisions in 1975) remains the standard biography of the man in the English language.

Statism and anarchy - Mikhail Bakunin

Containing his most fully-developed critique of Marx and his methods, Statism and Anarchy was Bakunin's only book-length publication in his lifetime.

On the abolition of all political parties - Simone Weil

Dissecting the dynamic of power and propaganda caused by party spirit, the increasing disregard for truth in favor of opinion, and the consequent corruption of education, journalism, and art, in “On the Abolition of All Political Parties,” Simone Weil forcefully makes the case that a true politics can only begin where party spirit ends.

The kingdom of god is within you - Leo Tolstoy

The Kingdom of God is Within You is Leo Tolstoy's classic text of Christian anarchism.

Japan's wartime use of colonial labour: Taiwan and Korea (1937-45)

A thesis detailing the extent of the exploitation of colonial labourers of Taiwanese and Korean origin as Japan mobilised for war, the conditions of the workers and their resistance.

Political Protest in Interwar Japan

A collection of propaganda produced by Leftist political parties, Unions and the Proletarian Cultural movement. With accompanying notes placing them in context.

The Russian anarchist movement during the First World War

A detailed history of anarchists in Russia during World War I, written by D.I. Rublyov and translated by Malcolm Archibald.

The aims and principles of the Union of Anarchist Groups

The Aims and Principles of the Union of Anarchist Groups, from the Congress of the Union of Anarchist Groups, held in Glasgow December 2-3, 1945.

Simple sabotage field manual

Simple sabotage manual cover

A manual for sabotage at the workplace, originally published in 1944 by the CIA's predecessor, the Office of Strategic Services for citizens of Nazi-occupied countries. It still has relevance for workers today who wish to sabotage their employers.

A people's history of England

England countryside, illustration by Clifford Harper

This classic 1938 work by AL Morton lays out the main outlines and most important turning points of British history - from the point of view of the ordinary people - in a clear and jargon-free style.