Geary presents readers with all the twists and turns, appeals and dubious evidence after presenting the human faces of the two men - demonised by many and turned to martyrs by many others - in his usual unflappablegraphic novel style.
Charles Kaiser's 1968 in America is widely recognized as one of the best historical accounts of the 1960s. This book devotes equal attention to the personal and the political - and speaks with authority about such diverse figures as Bob Dylan, Eugene McCarthy, Janis Joplin, and Lyndon Johnson.
Set in NYC during the early 1980s, and written partly in response to the reactionary discourse of the time, this kick-ass and conscious crime novel was nominated for the Edgar and the Anthony Awards, and made Booklist's Best First Mystery.
From antiglobalist activists and corporate adbusters to online hackers and guerilla street artists the influence of the Situationist International (SI) is writ large across our contemporary cultural landscape. Learn more from the Hardback book at a discount price!
In this fresh examination, an activist and historian of native descent argues that the colonial powers met resistance from the indigenous inhabitants and that these confrontations shaped the forms and extent of colonialism. This account encompasses North and South America, the development of nation-states, and the resurgence of indigenous resistance in...
Originally published in England in 1938 (the same year as his magnum opus The Black Jacobins) and expanded in 1969, this work remains the classic account of global Black resistance. Robin D.G. Kelley’s substantial introduction contextualizes the work in the history and ferment of the times, and explores its ongoing relevance today....
In this volume, Noel Ignatiev, author of How the Irish Became White, provides an extensive introduction to James' life and thought, before presenting two critical works that together illustrate the tremendous breadth and depth of James' worldview.
If you have always been the type of person to question the history textbooks you grew up with as a kid, this is your graphic non-fiction masterpiece. This is a beautiful hardback edition, its heavy so the postage is high but the original price is $30 !!
Max Nettlau was the most proficient, and still is the most important, chronicler of anarchism. This one volume (at 400 pages) introduction to the history of anarchist ideas and early movements, summarising the author's monumental 9-volume history and several biographies, is the most reliable guide.
This guide is not a road map or instruction manual. It's a match struck in the dark, a homemade multi-tool to help you carve out your own path through the ruins of the present, warmed by the stories and strategies of those who took Bertolt Brecht's words to heart: "Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it."
Mary Wollstonecraft has been called the "first feminist" or "mother of feminism." Her book-length essay on women's rights, and especially on women's education, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, is a classic of feminist thought, and a must-read for anyone who wants to...
A powerful novel about a teen struggling with flashbacks from his war-torn past in Africa. Follow Abe through track meets, dates with his girlfriend, and loving interactions with his adopted family while uncovering terrible memories of the war.
Today, over seven million people live under the control of U.S. jail, prison, probation, or parole systems—the vast majority of them people of color and young people. Between 2000 and 2007, Congress added 454 new offences to the Federal criminal code. Policing at all levels is increasingly militarized and demands more and more resources.
Post-anarchism requires the elaboration of another important line of critique against epistemological foundationalism – to accomplish this task, this book takes post-anarchism to its limit through a reading of the philosophy of Georges Bataille.
Against Civilization, first published in 1999 by Uncivilized Books and out of print for several years, is the well-regarded primer to Green Anarchism, Anarcho-Primitivism and the most radical but relevant form of anarchism to develop in the past decade.
'A fiery piece of polemic filled with merciless criticism of feminism and black activism alike for their neglect of black women's rights ... provocative and inspiring ... visionary.' said the New Statesman'