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PITHY QUOTE FROM Kropotkin: Collected Works

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As soon as we study animals — not in laboratories and museums only, but in the forest and the prairie, in the steppe and the mountains — we at once perceive that though there is an immense amount of warfare and extermination going on amidst various species, and especially amidst various classes of animals, there is, at the same time, as much, or perhaps even more, of mutual support, mutual aid, and mutual defence amidst animals belonging to the same species or, at least, to the same society.

The Collected Works of Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin, Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution. Chapter 1: Mutual Aid Among Animals

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The Collected Works of Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin.

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ISBN: 978-1-57085-281-7

Language: English Translation

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Petr Kropotkin. Circa 1900. Photograph by Gaspard-Félix Tournachon (6 April 1820 – 20 March 1910), known by the pseudonym “Nadar.” Courtesy New York Public Library

Kropotkin, Petr Alekseevich. The Conquest of Bread. London: Chapman & Hall, 1906.

______. Ethics: Origin and Development. Translated by Louis S. Friedland and Joseph R. Piroshnikoff. Lincoln MacVeagh: New York, 1924.

______. Fields, Factories, and Workshops. 2nd Edition. London, Edinburgh, Dublin and New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1912.

______. The Great French Revolution, 1789-1793. Translated from the French by N. F. Dryhurst. London: William Heinemann, 1909.

______. Ideals and Realities in Russian Literature. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1915.

______. Memoirs of a Revolutionist. Preface by George Brandes. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1899.

______. Modern Science and Anarchism. Translated from the Russian original by David A. Modell. Philadelphia: The Social Science Club of Philadelphia, 1903.

______. Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution. London: William Heinemann, 1902.

______. In Russian and French Prisons. London: Ward and Downey, 1887.

______. The Terror in Russia. Seventh Edition. London: Metheun & Co., 1909.

______. Words of a Rebel. Edited (in French) by Elisée Reclus. Translation and introduction by George Woodcock. Montreal: Black Rose Books, 1992.



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