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Hope in the dark : untold histories, wild possibilities

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland : Canongate, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Canons editionView all editions and formats
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With "Hope in the Dark," Rebecca Solnit makes a radical case for hope as a commitment to act in a world whose future remains uncertain and unknowable. Drawing on her decades of activism and a wide reading of environmental, cultural, and political history, Solnit argued that radicals have a long, neglected history of transformative victories, that the positive consequences of our acts are not always immediately seen,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Solnit
ISBN: 9781782119074 1782119078
OCLC Number: 942838909
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: 152 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Rebecca Solnit.

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A short, elegant, passionate polemic on the history and future of progressive political engagement -- Robert Macfarlane Time and again Solnit comes running towards you with a bunch of hopes she has Read more...

 
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