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Publisher Comments:

'Revolutions: classic revolutionary writings set ablaze by today’s radical writers. This essential series features classic texts by key figures who took center stage during a period of insurrection. Each book is introduced by a major contemporary radical writer who shows how these incendiary words still have the power to inspire, to provoke and maybe to ignite new revolutions...

This specially-priced shrink-wrapped set contains the first 13 volumes in the series:
  • Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman(introduced by Sheila Rowbotham)
  • Thomas Müntzer’s Sermon to the Princes(introduced by Wu Ming)
  • Thomas Paine’s The Rights of Man and Common Sense(introduced by Peter Linebaugh)
  • Simon Bolivar’s The Bolivarian Revolution(introduced by Hugo Chavez)
  • Toussaint L\'Ouverture’s The Haitian Revolution(introduced by Jean-Bertrand Aristide)
  • Fidel Castro’s The Declarations of Havana(introduced by Tariq Ali)
  • Leon Trotsky’s Terrorism and Communism(introduced by Slavoj Zizek)
  • Maximilien Robespierre’s Virtue and Terror(introduced by Slavoj Zizek)
  • Thomas Jefferson’s The Declaration of Independence(introduced by Michael Hardt)
  • Jesus Christ’s The Gospels(introduced by Terry Eagleton)
  • Mao Zedong’s On Practice and Contradiction(introduced by Slavoj Zizek)
  • The Levellers The Putney Debates(introduced by Geoffrey Robinson)
  • Ho Chi Minh’s Down With Colonialism!(introduced by Walden Bello)
'

Synopsis:

Co-author of the groundbreaking Empire and Multitude, Michael Hardt examines the Declaration of Independence and other texts by Jefferson, arguing that his powerful concept of democracy provides a biting critique of the current American administration.

Synopsis:

'Co-author of the groundbreaking Empireand Multitude, Michael Hardt examines the Declaration of Independenceand other texts by Jefferson, arguing that his powerful concept of democracy provides a biting critique of the current American administration.\n

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Synopsis:

Classic texts by key figures who took center-stage during a period of insurrection.

Synopsis:

The Declaration of Independence was the explosive manifesto for the American Revolution. Introducing this collection of Jefferson's writings, Michael Hardt, co-author of the modern classics Empire and Multitude, makes a powerful case for re-examining the foundational writings of this American revolutionary in order to reignite the dialogue that first conceived of a "land of the free."

Synopsis:

Hardt, co-author of the groundbreaking "Empire" and "Multitude," examines the Declaration of Independence and other texts by Thomas Jefferson, arguing that his powerful concept of democracy can be viewed as a biting critique of the current administrations tyranny.

About the Author

Verso Bookshas been publishing leading, critical works of non-fiction for forty years, including books by Theodor Adorno, Benedict Anderson, Judith Butler, Noam Chomsky, Mike Davis, Nancy Fraser, Eric Hobsbawm, Karl Marx, Edward Said, Jean-Paul Sartre, Rebecca Solnit and Slavoj iek.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781844671571
Author:
Jefferson, Thomas
Publisher:
Verso
Other:
Kindervater, Garnet
Introduction by:
Hardt, Michael
Introduction:
Hardt, Michael
Author:
Kindervater, Garnet
Author:
Hardt, Michael
Author:
Verso Books
Author:
Various
Subject:
United States - Revolutionary War
Subject:
History & Theory - Radical Thought
Subject:
Democracy
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Politics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Revolutions
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
106
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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Product details 106 pages Verso - English 9781844671571 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Co-author of the groundbreaking Empire and Multitude, Michael Hardt examines the Declaration of Independence and other texts by Jefferson, arguing that his powerful concept of democracy provides a biting critique of the current American administration.
"Synopsis" by , 'Co-author of the groundbreaking Empireand Multitude, Michael Hardt examines the Declaration of Independenceand other texts by Jefferson, arguing that his powerful concept of democracy provides a biting critique of the current American administration.\n

'

"Synopsis" by , Classic texts by key figures who took center-stage during a period of insurrection.
"Synopsis" by , The Declaration of Independence was the explosive manifesto for the American Revolution. Introducing this collection of Jefferson's writings, Michael Hardt, co-author of the modern classics Empire and Multitude, makes a powerful case for re-examining the foundational writings of this American revolutionary in order to reignite the dialogue that first conceived of a "land of the free."
"Synopsis" by , Hardt, co-author of the groundbreaking "Empire" and "Multitude," examines the Declaration of Independence and other texts by Thomas Jefferson, arguing that his powerful concept of democracy can be viewed as a biting critique of the current administrations tyranny.
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