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Extracts from ‘Letter to Comrades of the Jura Federation’ - Mikhail Bakunin

In these extracts from a letter written in March of 1872, Bakunin criticises the nationalism of German socialists, including Marx and his followers, and particularly notions of favouring a State due to its supposedly 'progressive' or 'civilised' character. In doing so, he puts forward an anarchist analysis of the need for consistent internationalism and anti-imperialism, which is worth considering in light of 'Campist' forms of analysis finding renewed popularity in some circles.

Interpreting Marx's Theory of the State and Opposition to Anarchism

Though Marx intended to dedicate a volume of Capital to the question of 'the State', he died before he could even begin that work. We are, therefore, left to reconstruct the 'Marxist theory of the state' from scattered references littered throughout Marx and Engels' collected works. My analysis investigates the shifts and contradictions in their thought, as well as the utility these contradictions served in misrepresenting the anarchist alternative.

Michael Bakunin, a Biographical Sketch - James Guillaume

Biographical sketch of Mikhail Bakunin, written by James Guillaume, early collectivist anarchist and Bakunin's colleague in the International
See also
http://libcom.org/library/biographies-works-about-mikhail-bakunin-reading-guide

Statism and anarchy - Mikhail Bakunin

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

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

Bakunin's writings - Guy Aldred

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

Guy Aldred's collection of Bakunin's writings.

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.

Marxism, freedom and the state - Mikhail Bakunin

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

This collection of extracts from the works of Mikhail Bakunin are taken from his writings touching on his controversy with Marx over the nature of the state and its role in the liberation of the international working class.