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Guerrilla USA : the George Jackson Brigade and the anticapitalist underground of the 1970s

Author: Daniel Burton-Rose
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"We are cozy cuddly/armed and dangerous/and we will/raze the fucking prisons/to the ground." In an attempt to deliver on this promise, the George Jackson Brigade launched a violent three-year campaign in the mid-1970s against corporate and state institutions in the Pacific Northwest. This campaign, conceived by a group of blacks and whites, both straight and gay, claimed fourteen bombings, as many bank robberies,  Read more...

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Guerrilla USA.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010004932
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Burton-Rose
ISBN: 9780520946033 0520946030 9786612697722 6612697725 1282697722 9781282697720
OCLC Number: 659579864
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 338 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Prelude; PART I. ORIGINS; 1. Conceptions of Revolution and Violence, 1961-1967; 2. A CrestingWave, 1967-1970; 3. Delivering on Threats, 1971-1975; PART IIa. CONSCIOUSNESS: COMRADE CRIMINAL; 4. A Child Prodigy; 5. Jailhouse Lawyer; 6. Strike!; 7. A Rebel and a Cause; 8. The Destroyer's Creation; PART IIb. CONSCIOUSNESS: SISTER SUBVERTER; 9. Woman over the Edge of Crime; 10. Women's Work; 11. Inside Out; 12. Days and Nights of Love and War; 13. New York, New York; PART III. UNDERGROUND; 14. Liberating the New World from the Old.
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Drawing on extensive interviews with surviving members of the George Jackson Brigade, this book provides an inside-out perspective on the social movements of the 1970s. It is also a compelling  Read more...


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