Against His-Story, Against Leviathan

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Against His-Story, Against Leviathan!
AgainstHistoryCover.jpg
1st edition cover
AuthorFredy Perlman
Cover artistWilliam Blake
CountryUnited States
SubjectHistory, anarchism
PublisherBlack & Red
Publication date
1983
Media typePaperback
Pages302
OCLC184851382

Against His-Story, Against Leviathan! is a 1983 book by Fredy Perlman, for which he is best known.[1] It is a personal critical perspective on contemporary civilization and society. The work defined anarcho-primitivism for the first time,[2] and was a major source of inspiration for anti-civilization perspectives in contemporary anarchism, most notably on the thought of philosopher John Zerzan.[3] In 2006 the book was translated into French under the title Contre le Léviathan, contre sa légende[4] and into Turkish as Er-Tarih’e Karşı, Leviathan’a Karşı.[5] In 2019 it was translated into Spanish as Contra el Leviatán y contra su historia. [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Purkis, Jonathan (2004). Changing Anarchism. Manchester: Manchester University Press. p. 237. ISBN 0-7190-6694-8.
  2. ^ Piper, Karen (2002). Cartographic Fictions. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press. p. 177. ISBN 0-8135-3073-3.
  3. ^ Purkis, Johnathan (2004). "Anarchy Unbound". In John Moore (ed.). I Am Not a Man, I Am Dynamite! Friedrich Nietzsche and the Anarchist Tradition. Brooklyn: Autonomedia. p. 6. ISBN 1-57027-121-6.
  4. ^ "RA Forum". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2008-12-08.
  5. ^ Kaos Yayınları Archived January 1, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ segadores.alscarrers.org/contra-el-leviatan/

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