Works of Mikhail Bakunin - reading guide

Bakunin selected writings
Bakunin selected writings

Works of the founder of Anarchism Mikhail Bakunin (1814-1876) or published collections of works of Bakunin.
(for biographies of Bakunin see here)

Submitted by jondwhite on April 11, 2019

Books
Statism and Anarchy (1990), Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0521361826
Containing his most fully-developed critique of Marx and his methods, Statism and Anarchy was Bakunin's only book-length publication in his lifetime.
https://libcom.org/library/statism-anarchy-mikhail-bakunin

God and the State (1882)
https://libcom.org/library/god-and-state-mikhail-bakunin
Audiobook
https://libcom.org/library/god-state-mikhail-bakunin-audiobook

Other writings
Stateless Socialism: Anarchism (1953)
https://libcom.org/library/stateless-socialism-anarchism-mikhail-bakunin

Marxism, Freedom, and the State (1950)
https://libcom.org/library/marxism-freedom-state-mikhail-bakunin

The Paris Commune and the Idea of the State (1871)
https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/bakunin/works/1871/paris-commune.htm

The Immorality of the State (1953)
https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/bakunin/works/various/state-im.htm

Revolutionary Catechism (1866)
https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/bakunin/works/1866/national-catechism.htm

The Commune, the Church, and the State (1947)
https://libcom.org/library/commune-church-state-mikhail-bakunin

Founding of the First International (1953)

On Rousseau (1972)
http://dwardmac.pitzer.edu/Anarchist_Archives/bakunin/rousseau.html

Anthologies

Bakunin's writings (1947) Guy Aldred
https://libcom.org/library/bakunins-writings-guy-aldred

Bakunin on Anarchy (1972) Sam Dolgoff
https://libcom.org/library/bakunin-anarchy-selected-works-activist-founder-world-anarchism

Mikhail Bakunin:, Selected Writings (Writings on the Left) (1973) Arthur Lehning
https://libcom.org/library/michael-bakunin-selected-writings
Qualitatively the best.

Further resources

See also

Libertarian Labyrinth Bakunin archive
https://www.libertarian-labyrinth.org/bakunin-library/welcome-bakunin-library/

http://dwardmac.pitzer.edu/Anarchist_Archives/bakunin/Bakuninbiblio.html

Comments

Sike

4 years 10 months ago

In reply to by libcom.org

Submitted by Sike on April 11, 2019

A few more:

Federalism, Socialism, Anti-Theologism (1867)
Letters on Patriotism (1869)
Bakunin:On the Policy of the IWMA (1869)
Science and the Urgent Revolutionary Task (1870)
Letter to La Liberte (1872)