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The walls have the floor : mural journal, May '68

Author: Julien Besançon; Tom McDonough; Whitney Philips; Henry Vale
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fifty years ago, in 1968, barricades were erected in the streets of Paris for the first time since the Paris Commune of nearly one hundred years before. The events of May 1968 began with student protests against the Vietnam War and American imperialism but quickly expanded to rebellion over student living conditions and resistance to capitalist consumerism. An uprising at the Sorbonne was followed by wildcat strikes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julien Besançon; Tom McDonough; Whitney Philips; Henry Vale
ISBN: 9780262038027 0262038021
OCLC Number: 1005203673
Description: xxiii, 202 pages : illustration ; 12 x 18 cm
Other Titles: Murs ont la parole.
Responsibility: edited by Julien Besançon ; foreword by Tom McDonough ; afterword by Whitney Phillips ; translated by Henry Vale.

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The graffiti of the French student and worker uprising of May 1968, capturing participatory politics in action.  Read more...

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Realistically, the book contained in this apparently innocuous book is incredibly powerful, young. Vital. These messages, phrases have great adherence to our reality as well... Highly recommended.-Al Read more...

 
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