Eighteenth-century Americans had been mainly indebted to John Locke for his or her perception in authorities by consent. In 1977 the Library acquired via exchange and buy almost 1,400 books, pamphlets, serial points, and ephemeral gadgets referring to the study of anarchy. These publications had been printed between the 1850s and the 1970s primarily for the French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and Yiddish-speaking communities throughout the United States.
In addition to prints, Les Temps Nouveaux artists also publicized their name for a brand new society by way of postcards—an early instance of “mail art”—and brochure and guide illustrations, some of which served as instructional instruments for working-class kids. In the process, they used graphic arts as progressive experimentation in a means that conveyed their message to a broad public. With a weekly circulation of up to 18,000 copies worldwide, Les Temps Nouveaux was an important forum for collaboration between anarchists … Read More