This now classic work was first published in 1891 and has been in continual demand ever since. Its author, Errico Malatesta, was active in the anarchist movement as an agitator and as a propagandist for nearly sixty years. He was one of the movements most respected members as well as remaining to the end one of its most controversial. He was active in many parts of the world, as well as the editor of a number of Italian anarchist journals including the daily Umanita Nova (1920-22). A perfect introduction.