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Published by Schocken Books in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pennsylvania. Western State Penitentiary, Pittsburgh.,
  • Anarchism -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAlexander Berkman ; introductory by Hutchins Hapgood ; with a new introduction by Paul Goodman
SeriesStudies in the libertarian and Utopian tradition
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHX"843"B5"1970
The Physical Object
Pagination512 p. :
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21160175M
LC Control Number77-130206

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