The Slavery of Our Times

Leo TOLSTOY (1828 - 1910), translated by Aylmer MAUDE (1858 - 1938)

This little book shows, in a short, clear, and systematic manner, how the principle of Non-Resistance, about which Tolstoy has written so much, is related to economic and political life. (Summary by Aylmer Maude, Translator)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Political Science

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Translator Introduction Luke Meier
00:20:18
Play 01 Aylmer Maude's Translation of Tolstoy's Preface mheathvanhorn
00:07:47
Play 02 Chapter One: Goods-Porters who Work Thirty-Seven Hours mheathvanhorn
00:09:05
Play 03 Chapter Two: Society's Indifference While Men Perish Andrew David King
00:06:38
Play 04 Chapter Three: Justification of the Existing Position by Science Ransom
00:06:26
Play 05 Chapter Four: The Assertion of Economic Science that Rural Labourers Must Enter the Factory System mheathvanhorn
00:11:30
Play 06 Chapter Five: Why Learned Economists Assert What is False mheathvanhorn
00:05:21
Play 07 Chapter Six: Bankruptcy of the Socialist Ideal AJ Muszynski
00:08:52
Play 08 Chapter Seven: Culture or Freedom? mheathvanhorn
00:07:17
Play 09 Chapter Eight: Slavery Exists Among Us Guero
00:09:11
Play 10 Chapter Nine: What is Slavery? Michaela O'Connor
00:04:32
Play 11 Chapter Ten: Laws Concerning Taxes, Land and Property AJ Muszynski
00:10:15
Play 12 Chapter Eleven: Laws the Cause of Slavery Jon Saunders
00:06:37
Play 13 Chapter Twelve: The Essence of Legislation is Organised Violence AJ Muszynski
00:05:50
Play 14 Chapter Thirteen: What are Governments? Is it Possible to Exist Without Governments? mheathvanhorn
00:14:14
Play 15 Chapter Fourteen: How Can Governments be Abolished? mheathvanhorn
00:13:51
Play 16 Chapter Fifteen: What Should Each Man Do? mheathvanhorn
00:14:17
Play 17 An Afterword mheathvanhorn
00:04:37