Individualist Anarchism in Late Victorian Britain
Ryley, Peter, Anarchist Studies
This article argues for the recognition of individualist anarchism as an important part of the radical milieu of late Victorian Britain. Through the writings of its main exponents and a reading of the radical press of the day, a picture emerges of a small but vibrant intellectual movement that rivalled the more widely recognised anarcho-communism. The article is a piece of intellectual history. It examines individualist ideas on political economy and anti-statism, particularly those of Henry Seymour and Albert Tarn, together with individualists' distinctive take on sexual and social freedom. The individualist anarchism of this period is best described as a form of free …
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Publication information: Article title: Individualist Anarchism in Late Victorian Britain. Contributors: Ryley, Peter - Author. Journal title: Anarchist Studies. Volume: 20. Issue: 2 Publication date: July 1, 2012. Page number: 72+. © Lawrence & Wishart 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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