From Publishers Weekly
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
P.S. This massive work might be read on a Kindle so note-taking can be eased.
Once again, there are errors so gross that the only possible explanation is that Heider presumes to write about books she has never read.
All the internal and external controversies and criticisms regarding anarchism are covered as well as anarchism's replies.
Excellent survey in terms of explanation and comparison of theories and theorists, mandatory reading for anyone who claims a knowledge of the subject.Published 13 days ago by patrick carey
A good illustration of inadequate scholarship may be found in Marshall's description of Kropotkin's essay on an anarchists morality. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Dugout Doug
This is one of the best collections and historical recalls on Anarchism. Peter Marshall passion on the topic adds clarity and make it a most interesting readingPublished 12 months ago by León Fernando Del Canto حمزة
Peter Marshall's Demanding the Impossible: A History of Anarchism has all the earmarks of a scholarly but eminently readable tour de force. Read morePublished on May 30, 2012 by Dana Garrett
I have the paperback edition, published in 2008 by PM Press. While I am more than sympathetic that it was printed by the "Employee Owners of Thomson-Shore in Dexter, Michigan", I... Read morePublished on March 10, 2012 by Jeff
Instead of giving the reader a personal point of view, Peter Marshall tries to cover the different factions in the Anarchist movement.Published on September 8, 2011 by Jack
On p. 442, Marshall writes, "Georges Sorel, inspired by by Proudhon and the syndicalists, maintained in his Reflections on Violence (1908) that class war invigorates society. Read morePublished on May 6, 2010 by William Podmore