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Political awakenings : conversations with history

Author: Harry Kreisler; University of California, Berkeley. Institute of International Studies.
Publisher: New York : New Press : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects interviews with a diverse group of influential writers and activists and showcases their reflections on the experiences that shaped their political commitments.
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Sources
Nonfiction
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Kreisler; University of California, Berkeley. Institute of International Studies.
ISBN: 9781595583406 1595583408
OCLC Number: 317452859
Notes: "Interviews with twenty of the world's most influential writers, thinkers, and activists."
History archive is maintained by the Institute of International Studies of the University of California, Berkeley.
Description: xi, 286 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Protest and change --
Noam Chomsky --
Daniel Ellsberg --
Listening to people --
Elizabeth Warren --
Ron Dellums --
Sciend, food, and the environment: movements for justice --
Michael Pollan --
Eva Harris --
Oronto Douglas --
Seeking truth --
Amira Hass --
Jane Mayer --
Empire and hegemony --
Ahmed Rashid --
Chalmers Johnson --
Tariq Ali --
Resistance through art --
Roya Hakakian --
Oliver Stone --
Kenzaburo Oe --
Human rights and the law --
Albie Sachs --
Shirin Ebadi --
Philippe Sands --
Radical insights through history --
Joan Wallach Scott --
Howard Zinn.
Responsibility: Harry Kreisler.

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Collects interviews with a diverse group of influential writers and activists and showcases their reflections on the experiences that shaped their political commitments.

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