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Proudhon and his bank of the people

Proudhon and his bank of the people

being a defence of the great French anarchist, showing the evils of a specie currency, and that interest on capital can and ought to be abolished by a system of free and mutual banking : a series of wspaper articles / written by Charles A. Dana.

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Published by B.R. Tucker in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Proudhon, P.-J. -- 1809-1865

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40079.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvii, 67 p.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13555320M
    OCLC/WorldCa11144686

    During his three years in prison, Proudhon married and fathered a son, and wrote and published four books. The first, Confession d'un révolutionnaire (November ) was Proudhon’s personal account of the revolutions.   Adam Smith was an 18th-century Scottish economist, philosopher, and author who is considered the father of modern economics. Smith argued against mercantilism and was a major proponent of laissez.

      Thus, while Marx advocated violent revolution and a dictatorship of the proletariat, Proudhon in the absurd and tragic confusions of took time off from his writing to start a People's Bank. Proudhon's criticisms of the credit and monetary systems were an influence upon the Greenback Party. His concept of mutual associations and the People's Bank were forerunners of the credit union and cooperative movements. WHAT DID PROUDHON MEAN BY ANARCHY? The public thinks anarchy means chaos or terrorism.

    This was not simply an analogy for Proudhon, but an enduring part of his social science, which he was prepared to state in no uncertain terms: “We affirm, on the contrary, that the people, that society, that the mass, can and ought to govern itself by itself; to think, act, rise, and halt, like a . Proudhon’s outlook on the reforms was elucidated in his book ‘Solution du problème social,’ in which he chalked out a program that included mutual financial cooperation of workers. According to him, by following this program, the control of economic relations could be transferred from capitalists and financiers to workers.


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Proudhon and His "Bank of the People". A facsimile reprint of the edition published by Benjamin Tucker incomplete with his preface, together with a new introduction by Paul Avrich/5(3).

Proudhon and His "bank of the People" Paperback – Octo by Charles A. Dana (Author) › Visit Amazon's Charles A. Dana Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Charles 5/5(2). Proudhon and His "bank of the People": Being a Defence of the Great French by Charles Anderson DanaPages: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint.

Originally published: New York: Benjamin Tucker, Description: vii, vii, 67 pages ; 17 cm. Proudhon and His "Bank of the People." Being a defence of the great French anarchist, showing the evils of a specie currency, and that interest on capital can and ought to be abolished by a system of free and mutual banking.

Series of newspaper articles written by New York: Benj. Tucker, Proudhon consented to embody the Syndicates of Production and Consumption in the project of the Bank of the People simply to humor those of his associates who placed stress on these features.

He did not consider them of any value, -- Proudhon and his bank of the people book fact, he looked upon them as surplusage,--but he knew that they could do no harm while he was at the head of the firm of P.J. Proudhon & Co., the legal name of the.

Edgeworth. Proudhonwas accustomed to present his views of the way in which credit may be organized in two forms,—his Bank of Exchange and his Bank of the People.

The latter was his real ideal; the former he advocated whenever he wished to avoid the necessity of combating the objections of the governmentalists. Just as surprising, history generally regards Proudhon as an anarchist -- and even as the "father of anarchy." In this book, however, Proudhon comes forward stridently as a Federalist.

It would seem that Proudhon evolved significantly from his early works of to his. It is a facsimile reprint (with an added introduction) of a edition by Benjamin R. Tucker, collecting a series of articles written by Charles A. Dana inwhen Proudhon was still alive/5(1). establish a system of free credit through a people's bank which was to super-sede the Bank of France.

In the debate that followed, Proudhon proved no match for his opponent, Adolphe Thiers, who ridiculed both the scheme and its author. The bill received only two votes, and Proudhon was howled down amid jeers and catcalls.

Charles A. Dana, Proudhon and His "Bank of the People". Josiah Warren, Equitable Commerce. Benjamin R. Tucker, Instead of a Book, By a Man Too Busy to Write One. Proudhon and his "bank of the people,". New York, B.R. Tucker, (OCoLC) Named Person: P -J Proudhon; P -J Proudhon: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles A Dana; Paul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress); Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress).

"An indispensable source book for anyone interested in Proudhon's ideas and the origins of the socialist and anarchist movements in nineteenth-century Europe."—Robert Graham, editor of Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas "Iain McKay's introduction offers a sure-footed guide through the misconceptions surrounding Proudhon's thought."—Mark Leier, author of B/5(4).

Seriously under capitalized, the Bank was liquidated by Proudhon after his conviction for sedition in Marchostensibly to prevent it from falling into the hands of the authorities. Proudhon began serving his three-year prison sentence in Juneafter having been betrayed to the police by.

The group discussed ways of achieving a more egalitarian society and during this period Proudhon developed the theory of Mutualism where small groups worked together and credit was made available through a People's Bank.

Proudhon published his most important work, System of Economic Contradictions, was published in Proudhon and His "bank of the People" by Dana, Charles A.5/5. Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, (born JanuBesançon, France—died JanuParis), French libertarian socialist and journalist whose doctrines became the basis for later radical and anarchist theory.

Early life and education. Proudhon was born into poverty as the son of a feckless cooper and tavern keeper, and at the age of nine he worked as a cowherd in the Jura Mountains. This blog notes three Proudhon texts going on-line, two of which are in Property is Theft. and another newly translated although a previous partial translation appeared there.

These preface a discussion of leading Marxist David Harvey’s account of Proudhon’s ideas in his recent book Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason (London: Profile Books, ).

Description: Alan Ritter examines the writings of Proudhon concerned with the theme that Proudhon, though a radical, was a realist and moralist, and that the difficulties he faced are those faced by any radical who confronts fact and has a conscience.

Originally published in As Proudhon’s friend, J.A. Langlois wrote in his own introduction to the thinker, “P. Proudhon: His Life and His Works:” Pierre Joseph Proudhon was born on the 15th of January,in a suburb of Besancon, called Mouillere. Pierre Joseph Proudhon's basic ideas An anarchist classic and a contribution to the history of political economy Proudhon is most famous for his hypothesis that Property is theft, but he was for was a social individualist anarchist, see the economic-political map at System Theory.

IIFOR's precisation of Proudhon's property vs possession concept is: Anarchies very briefly defined.Author of Recollections of the Civil War, The household book of poetry, The art of newspaper making, Lincoln and his Cabinet, Proudhon and his "bank of the people", Proudhon & His 'Bank Of The People' (Young American, No 2), Proudhon & His 'Bank Of The People' (Young America), Proudhon and his "bank of the people" Charles A.

Dana | Open Library.This influential work was written by the French libertarian socialist and journalist whose doctrines later formed the basis for radical and anarchist theory. This is his vision of an ideal society, in which frontiers are abolished, national states eliminated, and authority decentralized among communes or locality associations, with free contracts replacing laws.