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Instead of a Book is now available in full online

I am happy to announce that the full content of Benjamin Tucker’s Instead Of A Book, By A Man Too Busy To Write One is now available, online, through the Fair Use Repository!

The completion of the online edition adds the following new essays:

  1. Part V. Communism.

    1. General Walker and the Anarchists.
    2. Herr Most on Libertas.
    3. Still Avoiding the Issue
    4. Herr Most Distilled and Consumed.
    5. Should Labor be Paid or Not?
    6. Does Competition Mean War?
    7. Competition and Monopoly Confounded.
    8. On Picket Duty.
  2. Part VI. Methods.

    1. The Power of Passive Resistance.
    2. The Irish Situation in 1881.
    3. The Method of Anarchy.
    4. Theoretical Methods.
    5. A Seed Planted.
    6. The Home Guard Heard From.
    7. Colonization.
    8. Labor’s New Fetich.
    9. Mr. Pentecost’s Belief in the Ballot.
    10. A Principle of Social Therapeutics.
    11. The Morality of Terrorism.
    12. The Beast of Communism.
    13. Time Will Tell.
    14. The Facts Coming to Light.
    15. Liberty and Violence.
    16. Convicted by a Packed Jury.
    17. Why Expect Justice from the State?
    18. The Lesson of the Hour
    19. Convicted for their Opinions.
    20. To the Breach, Comrades!
    21. On Picket Duty.
  3. Part VII. Miscellaneous.

    1. The Lesson of Homestead.
    2. Save Labor from its Friends
    3. Is Frick a Soldier of Liberty?
    4. Shall Strikers be Court-Martialled?
    5. Census-Taking Fatal to Monopoly.
    6. Anarchy Necessarily Atheistic.
    7. A Fable for Malthusians
    8. Auberon Herbert and his Work.
    9. Solutions of the Labor Problem.
    10. Karl Marx as Friend and Foe.
    11. Do the Knights of Labor Love Liberty?
    12. Play-House Philanthropy.
    13. Beware of Batterson!
    14. A Gratifying Discovery.
    15. Cases of Lamentable Longevity.
    16. Spooner Memorial Resolutions.
    17. On Picket Duty.

There are still the usual finishing touches (internal links, details of the front matter, minor points of formatting, etc.) to apply. But this book is basically done, and all 497 pages worth of content are, in any case, available for you to read, cite, and enjoy!