A classic written in 1971 and very rare!
The Anarchist Cookbook will shock, it will disturb, it will
It places in historical perspective an era when "Turn on, Burn
down, Blow up" are revolutionary slogans of the day.
Says the author"
"This book... is not written for the members of fringe political groups,
such as the Weatherman, or The Minutemen.
Those radical groups don't
need this book.
They already know everything that's in here.
If the real
people of America, the silent majority, are going to survive, they must
That is the purpose of this book."
In what the
author considers a survival guide, there is explicit information on the
uses and effects of drugs, ranging from pot to heroin to peanuts.
detailed advice concerning electronics, sabotage, and surveillance,
with data on everything from bugs to scramblers.
There is a
comprehensive chapter on natural, non-lethal, and lethal weapons,
running the gamut from cattle prods to sub-machine guns to bows and
The section on explosives and booby traps ranges from TNT to
One hundred and eleven drawings supplement the recipes.
"This book is for anarchists," says William Powell, "Those who feel able
to discipline themselves on all the subjects from drugs, to weapons, to
explosives) that are currently illegal in this country."
disciplines, precautions, and warnings pervade what may be the most
disquieting "how-to" book of contemporary times.