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Agitation with a Smile: Howard Zinn's Legacies and the by Stephen Bird,Adam Silver,Joshua Yesnowitz

By Stephen Bird,Adam Silver,Joshua Yesnowitz

Agitation with a grin deals a reappraisal of Howard Zinn's political concept and situates his efforts in a modern context, having a look towards the character of activism and dissent sooner or later. this is often the 1st ebook to supply a noticeable account and overview of Zinn's philosophy and method of collective motion and, to a bigger volume, democracy. The individuals to this e-book discover the simplest mechanisms in which to arouse public help for possible radical positions and the way present technological developments may possibly regulate our belief of Zinn's activism. The booklet is a invaluable consultant to a brand new iteration of activists and students of politics in gauging the lasting relevance and legacy of Zinn's beliefs, recommendations, and method. The textual content is neither fawning nor unduly severe, not like many discussions of Zinn in pop culture. quite, the individuals have interaction a number of the complexities and tensions current all through Zinn's paintings and topic them to modern review. it is a multidisciplinary and foreign method of Howard Zinn's highbrow and activist canon.

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