The Verso Book of Dissent: Revolutionary Words from Three Millennia of Rebellion and Resistance

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Price
$14.95  $13.90
Publisher
Verso
Publish Date
Pages
400
Dimensions
5.0 X 7.7 X 1.2 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781784786175

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About the Author
Andrew Hsiao and Audrea Lim are editors at Verso Books.

Tariq Ali is the author of The Extreme Centre, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Clash of Fundamentalisms, and The Islam Quintet.
Reviews
"The Verso Book of Dissent shows the many ways in which the constant struggle to create a better world has broken through the walls of apathy and acquiescence."
--Noam Chomsky

"A delightful anthology to dip into if you are or have ever been disgruntled with the status quo ... for radicals everywhere."
--Nick Lezard, Guardian

"A very right-on compendium of opposition to authority."
--Gavin Bowd, Scotland on Sunday

"Reading the [The Verso Book of Dissent] is like encountering the best version of our angry selves."
--Jonathan Messinger, Time Out Chicago

"A near-definitive anthology."
--Richard Whittaker, Austin Chronicle

"The anthology's editors excerpt the writings of a wide array of historical figures, including Socrates ... Martin Luther King ... [and] the Marquis de Sade."
--National

"An anthology of quotes and excerpts to commemorate Verso's 40th anniversary."
--Todd Gitlin, Chronicle of Higher Education

"A unique anthology."
--Kaleidoscope

"Almost a Leftist coffee-table book ... a good gift for budding activists and writers."
--Global Comment

"This anthology presents voices of dissent from throughout history and across the globe: speeches and pamphlets, poems and songs, plays and manifestos, demonstrating that words and ideas are the ultimate weapons."
--Greenlight Books