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New Books at Jura

Hi, here are the latest at Jura, from PM Press: 'The Day the Country Died' by Ian Glasper $33 'STRIKE!' by Jeremy Brecher $33 'Venceremos' by Gabriel San Roman $8 'Raising Hell' by Nroman Spinrad $16 'Dead Kennedys' by Alex Ogg $23 ;The System' by Peter Kruper $26 'World War 3' by Peter Kruper and Seth Tobocman 'New Forms of Worker Organisation' edited by Immanuel Ness $33 'Futures' by John Baker $23 Solidarity,Sid

Latest mental dynamite available at Jura

Hi,here are the latest tasty new books from AK: Hi,here are the latest tasty new books at Jura:Doris #29, $3;Dynamite and Roses, Robert Benedetti, $23 (life and times of Lucy and Albert Parsons);Kuwasi Balagoon, a Soldier's Story: writings by a revolutionary New Afrikan anarchist, $30;Isadora Speaks: Writings and Speeches fo Isadora Duncan, Franklin Rosemont (ed), $18;Herbert Read: The stream and the source, George Woodcock, $26;Barefoot Gen: A cartoon story of Hiroshima vol 1, Keiji Nakazawa, $23 (long out of print, we only have vol 1 &

New books and shirts/t-towels at Jura

Hi,
here are the latest books and t-shirts at Jura:

The Black War: Fear, sex and resistance in Tasmania, Nicholas Clements, $35;

Shame and the Captives, Thomas Keneally, (H/B), $38;

T-shirts (100% cotton, various sizes):

White Australia has a Black History (new stock), $15;
People Smuggler (+image of Gov Phillip), $15;
McDeath (lower price), $10;
Fox News: very rich people paying rich people to tell middle class pwoplet to blame poor people, $15;
Boat People, $15;

New titles at Jura Books

Hi,
Here are the latest new titles at Jura:

The Method of Freedom: An Errico Malatesta reader, Davide Turcato (ed), $34; (very exciting to get so much material in the English language by Malatesta a major anarchist theorist and activist).

Anarchists in the Boardroom: How social media and social movements can help your organisation to be more like people, Liam Barrington-Bush, $30;

The Commune in Paris, 1871, (articles mostly by contemporaries of the event), Andrew Zonneveld (ed), $23;

The Paris Commune: A revolution in democracy, Donny Gluckstein, $26;

Post Bookfair new titles at Jura.

Hi,
here are new titles at Jura or titles that have been out of stock for a while:
Kropotkin and Lenin, David Shub, $1;
Anarchism in Istanbul Today: Two interviews, David Kimball, $2;
Proudhon in the Closet: The homophocia and misogyny of P-J Proudhon, Daniel Guerin, $2;
Kropotkin on Communes and Wages, Peter Kropotkin, $3;
Konstantinos Speras: the life and activities of a Greek anarcho-syndicalist, Leonardos Kottis, $3;
Emilio Canzi: An anarchist partisan in Italy and Spain, Paolo Finzi, $4;

Latest new material at Jura Books.

Hi,
New titles are below -
Journals:
Le Monde Libertaire,  (France) $4;
Anarcho-syndicalist Review, (USA) $4;
Freedom, (UK), $4;
Umanita Nova, (Italy), $1;
Rivista A (Italy), $4.

New books

Here are some new titles:

The Gentle Anarchist: A life of George Woodcock, George Fetherling, $
Hello My name is Vegan Freak: being vegan in a non-vegan world, B. Torres & J torres, $20;
Punk Rock: An oral history, John Robb, $27;
Comments on Society of the Spectacle, Guy Debord, $22.

Seeya at Jura.

New titles at Jura

Hi peoples,
here are the latest new titles:

Poster archive digitisation

We need your help to preserve our rare political poster collection. Jura has an archive of thousands of radical political posters dating back 40 years. Many of the posters have huge political and artistic significance. Many are the only surviving copy.

Artists and collectives represented include Earthworks, Dobie Gillis, Nosey, Possum, Toby Zoates, Redback Graphix and Without Authority. Many worked out of the famous 'Tin Sheds'. You can learn more here:
ABC Radio doco on the Tin Sheds
5 minute 2SER interview with Jura
SMH article about the Jura collection

At Jura we're working hard to preserve this important collection, but the ravages of time, mould, and silverfish constantly threaten their survival. As such, it's imperative to digitally document the posters for posterity. We have begun this process: volunteers have spent hundreds of hours sorting and organising posters for digitisation. Now we want to take high-quality photos of the 1,500 most important posters, using a professional studio. But this is expensive. It may cost as much as $3,000.

We need your help to raise funds to take the photographs. Please make a donation now. Any amount, small or large, will be appreciated. You can deposit directly into our bank account:
Name: Jura Books Libertarian Labour
BSB number: 062193
Account number: 10204881
Please include the reference 'digitisation', and email us to let us know you've sent a donation. Alternatively, you can use paypal, post a cheque payable to Jura Books (please include a note explaining what it's for), or donate cash in person at Jura during opening hours.

For inspiration, check out this 7 minute video from the US Center for the Study of Political Graphics.

The CSPG has preserved over 80,000 social movement posters. At Jura we’re inspired by CSPG - we want to preserve our poster collection - with your help.

UPDATE: As of February 2014, we have recieved the following donations from wonderful supporters:

$30 (from RS)

$300 (from 'Jura is sky blue')

$50 (BK)

$50 (JK)

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