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This Is an Uprising How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-First Century

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ISBN-10: 1568585705

ISBN-13: 9781568585703

Edition: 2020

Authors: Mark Engler, Paul Engler, Bill McKibben

List price: $23.99
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"Absorbing... Ambitious... Indispensable. A genuine gift to social movements everywhere." --Naomi KleinFrom protests around climate change and immigrant rights, to Occupy Wall Street, the Arab Spring, and #BlackLivesMatter, a new generation is reasserting strategic nonviolent action as a potent force in shaping public debate and forcing political change. When mass movements erupt onto our television screens, the media consistently portrays them as being spontaneous and unpredictable. Yet, in this book, Mark and Paul Engler look at the hidden art behind such outbursts of protest, examining core principles that have been used to spark and guide moments of transformative unrest.Drawing on…    
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Book details

List price: $23.99
Copyright year: 2020
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 10/3/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.19" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Bill McKibben grew up in Lexington, Massachusetts. He was president of the Harvard Crimson newspaper in college. Immediately after college he joined the New Yorker magazine as a staff writer, and wrote much of the "Talk of the Town" column from 1982 to early 1987. After quitting this job, he soon moved to the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. His first book, The End of Nature, was published in 1989 by Random House after being serialized in the New Yorker. It is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has been printed in more than 20 languages. Several editions have come out in the United States, including an updated version published in 2006. His…