1860s

"The American blindspot": Reconstruction according to Eric Foner and W.E.B. Du Bois - Noel Ignatiev

Noel Ignatiev's review of two books about Reconstruction, which was the period in American history where the victorious Northern federal government attempted to transform the state and society in the South.

Bakunin - Guy Aldred

Part of the series of biographies of Mikhail Bakunin.
A pamphlet by Scottish anarchist communist Guy Aldred on Mikhail Bakunin, the founding figure of modern anarchism, published in 1940.

Michael Bakunin: selected writings

Michael Bakunin: Selected Writings

Part of the series https://libcom.org/library/works-mikhail-bakunin-reading-guide
Qualitatively the best collection of Bakunin's writings that currently exists, this selection presents the reader with some of Bakunin's most important writings, and illustrates his development from being a close follower of Hegel to becoming the great adversary of Marx and Marxist socialism.

Bakunin on anarchy: Selected works by the activist-founder of world anarchism

Part of the series https://libcom.org/library/works-mikhail-bakunin-reading-guide

A selection of Mikhail Bakunin's writings compiled by Sam Dolgoff and published by Vintage Books in 1971.

Secret Societies and the First International - Boris I. Nicolaevsky

The influence of a radical-democratic offshoot of freemasonry on the formation of the First International.

The Lynn shoe strike, 1860 - Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn's history of the strike of 20,000 US shoe manufacturing workers - men and women - in New England. Lasting several weeks, the strike won wage increases for the poorly-paid workers.