Outlaw History: The Portable L.A. Rollins (Paperback)

Outlaw History: The Portable L.A. Rollins By L. a. Rollins, Michael a. Hoffman (Introduction by), Chip Smith (Preface by) Cover Image
By L. a. Rollins, Michael a. Hoffman (Introduction by), Chip Smith (Preface by)
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Best known as an underground satirist (Lucifer's Lexicon) and as an irreverent critic of bien-pensant libertarianism (The Myth of Natural Rights), L.A. Rollins 1948 - 2015] was also an unruly exponent of historical revisionism who courted reprisal for his skeptical interrogations of canonical World War II and Holocaust historiography.


Drawn from a variety of marginal sources dating from the mid-1980s, the essays and book reviews in Outlaw History provide contemporary readers with a time-capsule showcase of Rollins' scathing and scrupulous approach to dissident history-both as a practitioner of revisionism and, inevitably, as a skeptic of revisionist dogma. If the texts are as "problematic" now as when they were written, they also offer insight into a mode of unfettered freethinking that has since been expunged from intellectual discourse. To invoke a popular expression, Rollins "went there." And he didn't care.


Outlaw History is the third volume in the "The Portable L.A. Rollins" pocket paperback series co-published by Nine-Banded Books and Underworld Amusements. It features an introduction by the erudite revisionist and conspiracy researcher Michael A. Hoffman II and a prolegomenon by Chip Smith of Nine-Banded Books.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781943687275
ISBN-10: 1943687277
Publisher: Underworld Amusements
Publication Date: April 20th, 2022
Pages: 294
Language: English