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The Verso Book of Dissent: Revolutionary Words from Three Millennia of Rebellion and Resistance by [Hsiao, Andrew]
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Length: 366 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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"The Verso Book of Dissent shows the many ways in which the constant struggle to create a better world has broken through the walls of apathy and acquiescence."
--Noam Chomsky

"A delightful anthology to dip into if you are or have ever been disgruntled with the status quo ... for radicals everywhere."
--Nick Lezard, Guardian

"A very right-on compendium of opposition to authority."
--Gavin Bowd, Scotland on Sunday

"Reading the [The Verso Book of Dissent] is like encountering the best version of our angry selves."
--Jonathan Messinger, Time Out Chicago

"A near-definitive anthology."
--Richard Whittaker, Austin Chronicle

"The anthology's editors excerpt the writings of a wide array of historical figures, including Socrates ... Martin Luther King ... [and] the Marquis de Sade."

"An anthology of quotes and excerpts to commemorate Verso's 40th anniversary."
--Todd Gitlin, Chronicle of Higher Education

"A unique anthology."

"Almost a Leftist coffee-table book ... a good gift for budding activists and writers."
--Global Comment

"This anthology presents voices of dissent from throughout history and across the globe: speeches and pamphlets, poems and songs, plays and manifestos, demonstrating that words and ideas are the ultimate weapons."
--Greenlight Books

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Revolutionary Words from Three Millennia of Rebellion and Resistance- Fully updated compendium of revolt and resistance

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1436 KB
  • Print Length: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Verso; 1 edition (1 November 2016)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00TUY154M
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #345,408 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Arizona EAGLEtarian
5.0 out of 5 starsMany excerpts and vignettes of dissident activists over the course ...
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4.0 out of 5 stars"The barrel of the pen" vs. the barrel of a gun
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