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Anarchism originated as a term of abuse first used against early working class radicals including the Diggers of the English Revolution and the sans-culottes of the French Revolution. ... File links The following pages link to this file: Anarchism Anarchy Individualist anarchism Libertarianism Anarcho-Communism Libertarian socialism The Angry Brigade Haymarket Riot Anarcho-syndicalism Anarchist law Anarcho-punk List of creative works about anarchism Spanish Revolution Freedom Press Confederación Nacional del Trabajo Primitivism Green anarchism WOMBLES Squamish Five... Anarcha-feminism combines anarchism with feminism. ... Anarchist communism, also known as Communist anarchism, Anarcho-communism, or Libertarian communism, is a political ideology related to Libertarian socialism. ... Green and black flag of Anarcho-Primitivism. ... Anarcho-syndicalism is a branch of anarchism which focuses on the labor movement, hence the syndicalism qualification. ... Christian anarchism (also known as Christian libertarianism) is the belief that the only source of authority to which Christians are ultimately answerable is God, embodied in the teachings of Jesus. ... Eco-anarchism argues that small eco-villages (of no more than a few hundred people) are a scale of human living preferable to civilization, and that infrastructure and political systems should be re-organized to ensure that these are created. ... Individualist anarchism is a philosophical tradition that opposes collectivism and has a particularly strong emphasis on the supremacy and autonomy of the individual. ...


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Libertatia (also known as Libertalia) was a legendary country, or free colony, forged by pirates, under the leadership of Captain Misson in the late 1600s. It is said to have consisted of an enclave within south Madagascar and lasted for about twenty five years. The precise location is not known, however, most sources say it stretched from the Bay of Antongil to Mananjary, including Ile Sainte Marie and Foulpointe. This area later became the Kingdom of the Zana-Malata. Other sources put it centered on the Bay of Antongil. Thomas Tew, the Provençal Misson and an Italian Dominican priest Caraccioli were involved in founding it. Look up pirate and piracy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Categories: 1600s ... Helodranon Antongila (Bay of Antongila), sometimes called Antongil, bay in the autonomous province of Toamasina, on the northern section of the east coast of Madagascar, about 60 km long and 30 km wide. ... Mananjary is a fivondronana (urban region) located in the province of Fianarantsoa in Madagascar. ... Mahavelona (fr: Foulpointe), town in Fivondronana Toamasina II, in the autonomous province of Toamasina, on the northern part of the east coast of Madagascar. ... The flag of Thomas Tew Thomas Tew aka the Rhode Island Pirate. ...

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The Pirate Utopia's motto was "for God and liberty," and its flag was white, in contrast to a Jolly Roger. They were libertarian, waging war against oppressive states and lawmakers, attacking their ships, sparing prisoners, and freeing slaves. They called themselves Liberi, and held many principles of anarchism, and lived under a communal city rule, a sort of worker owned corporation of piracy. They had pirate articles, (shared codes of conduct), and used elected systems of re-callable delegates. Pirate utopias were described by the anarchist writer Hakim Bey in his work Temporary Autonomous Zone. ... The Jolly Roger is the traditional flag of European and American pirates, envisioned today as a skull over crossed bones (see skull and cross bones), on a black field. ... This article is about the classical liberal individualist philosophy that strongly emphasizes private property rights conjoined with civil liberties. ... Anarchism originated as a term of abuse first used against early working class radicals including the Diggers of the English Revolution and the sans-culottes of the French Revolution. ...


Captain William Kidd is said to have visited in 1697 to undertake repairs to his ship, and to have lost half his crew to Libertatia. Howard Pyles painting of Kidd and his ship, the Adventure Galley, in a New York City harbor. ...


Libertatia is described in a book called "A General History of the Most Notorious Pirates" by one Captain Charles Johnson (formerly thought to be a penname of Daniel Defoe, published in 1724. It is unclear to what extent this is a work of fact or fiction, or some mixture of the two.) Author of A General History of the Robberies and Murders Of the most notorious Pyrates (1724), his true identity remains a mystery. ... Daniel Defoe Daniel Defoe (1660 [?] â€“ April 1731) was an English writer, journalist and spy, who gained enduring fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe. ...


Literature

  • Daniel Defoe, A General History of the Pyrates ISBN 0486404889 (Dover Publications, 1999)
  • Daniel Defoe, Libertalia, une utopie pirate (french extract of "Histoire générale des plus fameux pirates", L'Esprit Frappeur, €1,5 - ISBN 2844050581)
  • The book Pirates: Terror on the High Seas from the Caribbean to the South China Sea (consulting editor David Cordingly, Turner Publishing 1996 ISBN 1570362858), has a chapter on Libertalia: The Pirate's Utopia. It suggests that Libertatia was fictitious, and discusses the reasons for the legend.
  • The True History of the Pyrate Captain Misson, His Crew & Their Colony of Libertatia, London: Spectacular Times, 1980. A condensed version of the story of Captain Misson and Libertatia.
  • David Rushby, Hunting Pirate Heaven. ISBN 1-84119-488-3. This documents the author's travels searching for evidence of pirate utopias in Mozambique, the Comoros, and Madagascar - notably that of Captain Misson. He gives its name as Libertalia.

The Wordsworth Dictionary of Pirates, 1997, asserts that Libertatia is fictitious.


Asserting reality

Raiders and Rebels: The Golden Age of Piracy, by Frank Sherry, ISBN 0688046843 suggests it existed, although Captain Misson may have been fictitious.


In fiction William S Burroughs also circles around the legend of Captain Mission and his anarchistic beliefs in the novel Cities of the Red Night. William S. Burroughs. ... Cities of the Red Night is a novel by beat author William S. Burroughs. ...


Film

  • Against All Flags (1952), where the republic is set in the bay of Diego Suarez.
  • The King's Pirate (1967), a remake of Against All Flags.

See also

Daniel Defoe Daniel Defoe (1660 [?] â€“ April 1731) was an English writer, journalist and spy, who gained enduring fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe. ... Pirate utopias were described by the anarchist writer Hakim Bey in his work Temporary Autonomous Zone. ...

External link

  • Thomas Tew
  • Pirate Utopias (Do or Die) - Piracy and Anarchism
  • Of Captain Thomas Tew

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Libertatia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (521 words)
Libertatia (also known as Libertalia) was a legendary country, or free colony, forged by pirates, under the leadership of Captain Misson in the late 1600s.
Libertatia is described in a book called "A General History of the Most Notorious Pirates" by one Captain Charles Johnson (formerly thought to be a penname of Daniel Defoe, published in 1724.
The Wordsworth Dictionary of Pirates, 1997, asserts that Libertatia is fictitious.
Mission - part four (3040 words)
They were kept in that area and Libertatia was made out of bounds to them in case they discovered their own strength and rebelled.
Upon their return to Libertatia and teh completion of the new dock they began the construction of two slopes to be named the Childhood and Liberty.
Once in Libertatia this lumbering moster of a ship was broken up creafully keeping all her "cordage and knee timber, bolts, eyes and other iron work".
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