This digital collection includes 40 socialist, communist, and anarchist pamphlets from a larger collection of radical political pamphlets held by the UH Libraries. These are the earliest pamphlets in the collection, dating from 1872 through 1920, the period leading up to and including the Russian Revolution of 1917.
Most of the pamphlets in this part of the collection are American or British, created primarily in the urban hubs of New York and London. Their publishers include the British Socialist Party, Charles H. Kerr & Company, the Socialist Publication Society, and many other outlets for radical thought. Well known authors are Nikolaĭ Bukharin, Friedrich Engels, Peter Kropotkin, Vladimir Lenin, and Leo Tolstoy.