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 (krə-pŏt′kĭn, krō-), Prince Pyotr Alekseyevich 1842-1921.
Russian anarchist and political philosopher who maintained that cooperation, not competition, was the means to bettering the human condition. He greatly influenced anarchist movements throughout the world.
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Kropotkin

(Russian kraˈpɔtkin)
n
(Biography) Prince Peter, Russian name Pyotr Alexeyevich. 1842–1921, Russian anarchist: his books include Mutual Aid (1902) and Modern Science and Anarchism (1903)
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Kro•pot•kin

(krəˈpɒt kɪn)

n.
Prince Pëter Alekseevich, 1842–1921, Russian author and anarchist.
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References in classic literature ?
They were: Wickson's "California Fruits," Wickson's "California Vegetables," Brooks' "Fertilizers," Watson's "Farm Poultry," King's "Irrigation and Drainage," Kropotkin's "Fields, Factories and Workshops," and Farmer's Bulletin No.
Gilman; and then take Kropotkin's Fields, Factories, and Workshops, and read about the new science of agriculture, which has been built up in the last ten years; by which, with made soils and intensive culture, a gardener can raise ten or twelve crops in a season, and two hundred tons of vegetables upon a single acre; by which the population of the whole globe could be supported on the soil now cultivated in the United States alone!
Founded in 1996, Simvol is located in Kropotkin, Krasnodar Territory, and has sales offices in all major Russian cities.
(6) Peter Kropotkin was another important influence: in 1914 we find Henri hanging his own paintings alongside a portrait of Kropotkin and others (Tolstoy, Walt Whitman) in the lecture hall of the anarchist-run Ferrer Center and Modern School in Harlem, New York.
Kropotkin may have been writing about revolutionary government in another country at another period.
By interrogating both recent works and original texts by early anarchist geographers who have greater influence on present-day literature such as Elisee Reclus (1830-1905) and Pyotr Kropotkin (1842-1921), I discuss the possible uses of a poststructuralist critique for this line of research by first challenging 'postanarchist' claims that so-called 'classical anarchism', allegedly biased by essentialist naturalism, should be entirely dismissed by contemporary scholarship.
All of the various Russian anarchist groups were heavily, indeed overwhelmingly, influenced by the writings of the two great anarchist thinkers of the nineteenth century, both of whom happened to be Russians: Mikhail Bakunin (1814-76) and Peter Kropotkin (1842-1921).
Moving from the debate between Spencer and Huxley over the role of government in the progress of society, Hale describes the radical responses to the Social Darwinism, the most well-known of these being the geographer and anarcho-communist Peter Kropotkin. Hale re-establishes the place of Kropotkin and radical geography in the history of evolutionary theory.
He draws on Kropotkin and Reclus, in particular their theories of universal geography and mutual aid, to view space as relational, consisting of ongoing and reciprocating exchanges between actors, events, and ideas, and a communal sense of shared resources and land use.