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Life of an Anarchist The Alexander Berkman Reader

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ISBN-10: 1583226621

ISBN-13: 9781583226629

Edition: 2nd 2004

Authors: Alexander Berkman, Gene Fellner, Howard Zinn

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"Alexander Berkman is one of the lost heroes of American radicalism, a rare pure voice of rebellion . . . This anthology is a valuable treasure."-Howard Zinn "Includes everything an aspiring revolutionary could want."-Los Angeles Reader A paperback reissue featuring a new introduction by Howard Zinn. Alexander Berkman was a 20th century American revolutionary. Like the abolitionist John Brown before him, Berkman was hugely idealistic, ready to go to the furthest extreme of self-sacrifice and violence on behalf of justice and civil rights. He decided to assassinate industrialist Henry Clay Frick after reading in the newspaper that Pinkertons hired by Frick had opened fire on the Homestead…    
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List price: $16.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
Publication date: 11/2/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 372
Size: 6.10" wide x 8.94" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

A committed radical historian and activist, Howard Zinn approaches the study of the past from the point of view of those whom he feels have been exploited by the powerful. Zinn was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1922. After working in local shipyards during his teens, he joined the U.S. Army Air Force, where he saw combat as a bombardier in World War II. He received a Ph.D. in history from Columbia University in 1958 and was a postdoctoral fellow in East Asian studies at Harvard University. While teaching at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, Zinn joined the civil rights movement and wrote The Southern Mystique (1964) and SNCC: The New Abolitionists (1964). He also became an outspoken…    

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