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David Goodway

David Goodway is a British historian and a respected international authority on anarchism and libertarian socialism. A student of Eric Hobsbawm, Goodway specialised in the history of Chartism in London and his work London Chartism is an acknowledged classic work on the subject. He has also written widely about writers in the British left libertarian tradition, such as William Morris, John Cowper Powys, Alex Comfort, Herbert Read, Colin Ward and Maurice Brinton.

Selected publications

  • London Chartism 1838-1848 (1982)
  • For anarchism : history, theory, and practice (editor) (1989)
  • Against power and death : the anarchist articles and pamphlets of Alex Comfort (editor)(1994)
  • A one-man manifesto and other writings for Freedom Press by Herbert Read (editor) (1994)
  • Herbert Read reassessed (editor) (1998)
  • Talking anarchy (with Colin Ward) (2003)
  • For workers' power: the selected writings of Maurice Brinton (editor) (2004)
  • John Cowper Powys, The Art of Forgetting the Unpleasant and Other Essays (editor) (2006)
  • Anarchist Seeds beneath the Snow: Left-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward (2006)
  • The Letters of John Cowper Powys and Emma Goldman (editor) (2007)

External links

  • David Goodway's homepage


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