By Stephen Bird,Adam Silver,Joshua Yesnowitz

Agitation with a grin deals a reappraisal of Howard Zinn's political inspiration and situates his efforts in a latest context, taking a look towards the character of activism and dissent sooner or later. this is often the 1st publication to supply a noticeable account and evaluation of Zinn's philosophy and method of collective motion and, to a bigger volume, democracy. The participants to this ebook discover the simplest mechanisms during which to arouse public help for doubtless radical positions and the way present technological developments may well modify our conception of Zinn's activism. The publication is a invaluable consultant to a brand new iteration of activists and students of politics in gauging the lasting relevance and legacy of Zinn's beliefs, thoughts, and method. The textual content is neither fawning nor unduly severe, not like many discussions of Zinn in pop culture. relatively, the members interact some of the complexities and tensions current all through Zinn's paintings and topic them to modern overview. it is a multidisciplinary and foreign method of Howard Zinn's highbrow and activist canon.

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