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Direct action : protest and the reinvention of American radicalism

Author: L A Kauffman
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As Americans take to the streets in record numbers to resist the presidency of Donald Trump, L.A. Kauffman's history of protest offers insights into how past movements have won victories in times of crisis and backlash and how they can be most effective today. This account, twenty-five years in the making, traces the evolution of disruptive protest since the Sixties to tell a larger story about the reshaping of the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L A Kauffman
ISBN: 9781784784096 1784784095
OCLC Number: 961894841
Description: xiv, 236 pages : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Mayday --
Small change --
In your face --
Turned up.
Responsibility: L.A. Kauffman.

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