Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Mao and Che
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About the Author
Max Elbaum was a member of Students for a Democratic Society and a leader of one of the main new communist movement organizations. His writings have appeared in the Nation, the US Guardian, CrossRoads, and the Encyclopedia of the American Left. He lives in Oakland.
Alicia Garza is Special Projects Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, cofounder of #BlackLivesMatter organizer, writer, and freedom dreamer.
--Los Angeles Times "Truly a superb work of scholarship that raises all the right questions."
--Radical History "The breadth of Elbaum's knowledge ... marks this book as an absolutely first-rate work of political scholarship."
--Village Voice "If you still believe sixties radicalism was nothing more than youthful middle-class confusion or parochial identity politics, then open these pages and dig."
--Robin D. G. Kelley "You can disagree with almost everything Elbaum writes ... and still value the clarity with which he poses the questions relevant to an effective anti-racist, feminist and class-conscious revolutionary movement in the twenty-first century."
--Marx & Philosophy