1956: The World in Revolt by way of Simon Hall

1956: The World in Revolt by way of Simon Hall
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Overview: Popular uprisings in Poland and Hungary shake Moscow’s hang on its japanese European empire. Across the American South, and within the Union of South Africa, black folks possibility their livelihoods, and their lives, within the combat to dismantle institutionalised white supremacy and protected firstclass citizenship. France and Britain, already fighting anti-colonial insurgencies in Algeria and Cyprus, now face the humiliation of Suez. Meanwhile, in Cuba, Fidel Castro and his band of rebels take to the Sierra Maestra to plan the overthrow of a dictator…

1956 was once one of the crucial outstanding years of the 20 th century. All around the globe, atypical folks spoke out, crammed the streets and town squares, and took up palms in an try to win their freedom.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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The Revolt of the Black Athlete by Harry Edwards

The Revolt of the Black Athlete: 50th Anniversary Edition (Sport and Society) Anniversary Edition by Harry Edwards
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Overview: TheRevolt of the Black Athlete hit sport and society like an Ali combination. This Fiftieth Anniversary edition of Harry Edwards’s classic of activist scholarship arrives even as a new generation engages with the issues he explored. Edwards’s new introduction and afterword revisit the revolts by athletes like Muhammad Ali, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tommie Smith, and John Carlos. At the same time, he engages with the struggles of a present still rife with racism, double-standards, and economic injustice. Again relating the rebellion of black athletes to a larger spirit of revolt among black citizens, Edwards moves his story forward to our era of protests, boycotts, and the dramatic politicization of athletes by Black Lives Matter. Incisive yet ultimately hopeful, The Revolt of the Black Athlete is the still-essential study of the conflicts at the interface of sport, race, and society.
Genre: Non-Fiction – History

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Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt by Chris Hedges & Joe Sacco

Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt by Chris Hedges & Joe Sacco
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Overview: Two years ago, Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges and award-winning cartoonist and journalist Joe Sacco set out to take a look at the sacrifice zones, those areas in America that have been offered up for exploitation in the name of profit, progress, and technological advancement. They wanted to show in words and drawings what life looks like in places where the marketplace rules without constraints, where human beings and the natural world are used and then discarded to maximize profit. Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt is the searing account of their travels.
The book starts in the western plains, where Native Americans were sacrificed in the giddy race for land and empire. It moves to the old manufacturing centers and coal fields that fueled the industrial revolution, but now lie depleted and in decay. It follows the steady downward spiral of American labor into the nation’s produce fields and ends in Zuccotti Park where a new generation revolts against a corporate state that has handed to the young an economic, political, cultural and environmental catastrophe.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General illustrated politics society

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Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt by Chris Hedges & Joe Sacco

Days of Destruction, Days of Rebellion via Chris Hedges & Joe Sacco
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Assessment: Two years in the past, Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges and award-winning cartoonist and journalist Joe Sacco set out to check out the sacrifice zones, the ones spaces in The usa which have been introduced up for exploitation within the identify of benefit, growth, and technological development. They sought after to turn in phrases and drawings what existence looks as if in puts the place {the marketplace} laws with out constraints, the place human beings and the flora and fauna are used after which discarded to maximise benefit. Days of Destruction, Days of Rebellion is the searing account in their travels.
The guide begins within the western plains, the place Local American citizens have been sacrificed within the giddy race for land and empire. It strikes to the outdated production facilities and coal fields that fueled the economic revolution, however now lie depleted and in decay. It follows the secure downward spiral of American exertions into the country’s produce fields and leads to Zuccotti Park the place a brand new era revolts in opposition to a company state that has passed to the younger an financial, political, cultural and environmental disaster.
Style: Non-Fiction > Common illustrated politics society

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Europe in Revolt by Bhaskar Sunkara

Europe in Revolt: Mapping the New European Left edited by Bhaskar Sunkara, Catarina Príncipe
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Overview: In Greece, Ireland, Portugal, and Spain the debt crisis that began with the 2008 global recession helped trigger severe austerity measures-which only worsened economic conditions.

In response, something happened that few outsiders expected: A massive wave of resistance erupted across Europe. With mainstream parties largely discredited by their support of austerity measures, room opened for radicals to offer a left-wing alternative.

Europe in Revolt examines the key parties and figures behind this insurgency, with insider coverage of the roots of the social crisis-and the radicals seeking to reverse it-in Cyprus, England, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational > Politics & Government > Ideologies & Doctrines > Radicalism

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