Storm in My Heart: Memories from the Widow of Johann Most

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    Helene Minkin

    Publisher: AK Press

    Year: 2015

    Format: Paperback

    Size: 176 pages

    ISBN: 9781849351973


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Partner of one of the most infamous anarchists of her time, Johann Most, Helene Minkin joined the anarchist movement after emigrating from Russia in 1888 with her father and sister. This is the first time Minkin’s words, which provide a unique perspective on late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century anarchism in the US, have been available in English. Framed as a reaction and corrective to Emma Goldman’s Living My Life, Minkin’s memoir provides a unique account of turn-of-the-century anarchism and immigrant life in the United States. Published in the Yiddish-language newspaper Forverts in 1932, this is its first English translation.

About the Editor

Tom Goyens teaches American history at Salisbury University in Maryland. He is the author of Beer and Revolution: The German Anarchist Movement in New York City, 1880–1914 .

Book Details

Author: Helene Minkin
Editor: Tom Goyens
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781849351973
Size: 176 pages
Publisher: AK Press
Year: 2015

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