Emma Goldman

Emma Goldman

By Charles Allan Madison

  • Category: Biographies & Memoirs, Books
  • Type: ebook
  • Release Date: 1985-01-01
  • File Size: 53.72KB
  • Author: Charles Allan Madison
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Emma Goldman Details

Emma Goldman was an anarchist known for her political activism, writing and speeches. She played a pivotal role in the development of anarchist political philosophy in North America and Europe in the first half of the 20th century. Born in Kovno in the Russian Empire Goldman emigrated to the U. S. in 1885 and lived in New York City, where she joined the burgeoning anarchist movement in 1889. Attracted to anarchism after the Haymarket affair, Goldman became a writer and a renowned lecturer on anarchist philosophy, women's rights and social issues, attracting crowds of thousands.

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