The Battle for People's Park, Berkeley 1969

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Price
$60.00  $55.20
Publisher
Heyday Books
Publish Date
Pages
372
Dimensions
8.9 X 1.3 X 11.1 inches | 3.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781597144681

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About the Author

Tom Dalzell is a longtime resident of Berkeley, a union lawyer, a regular contributor to Berkeleyside online newspaper, and the author of the Quirky Berkeley series, published by Heyday.
Steve Wasserman is the publisher and executive director of Heyday and, as a junior at Berkeley High School in 1969, helped to build People's Park, participated in Bloody Thursday, and organized several hundred BHS students to protest the military occupation of Berkeley.

Todd Gitlin, an early leader of the American New Left, is the author of 15 previous books, including four novels. He is a professor of journalism and sociology, and chair of the Ph. D. program in Communications, at Columbia University. He lectures and publishes widely on many subjects.

Reviews

"Excellent...reads like a gut punch."--Clara Bingham, The Guardian

"This book is a definitive account of the battle for People's Park, a 50th anniversary gem."--Paul Von Blum, Truthdig

"Resplendent.... A masterwork of history."--Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch

"Dazzling."--Gar Smith, Berkeley Daily Planet