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Hope in the dark : untold histories, wild possibilities

Author: Rebecca Solnit; Tanya Eby; Tantor Media.
Publisher: Old Saybrook, Conn. : Tantor Media, ℗2017.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : English : UnabridgedView 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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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Solnit; Tanya Eby; Tantor Media.
ISBN: 9781541470545 1541470540 9781541420540 1541420543
OCLC Number: 969935146
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Performer(s): Narrated by Tanya Eby.
Description: 1 online resource (5 hr., 37 min.)
Responsibility: Rebecca Solnit.
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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, directly knowable, or even measurable, and that pessimism and despair rest on an unwarranted confidence about what is going to happen next. Originally published in 2004, now with a new foreword and afterword, Solnit's influential book shines a light into the darkness of our time in an unforgettable new edition.

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