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Hope in the dark: untold histories, wild possibilities / Rebecca Solnit.

Solnit, Rebecca. (Author). Eby, Tanya. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781541420540 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1541420543 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 37 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : 2017.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Tanya Eby.
Summary, etc.: With Hope in the Dark, Rebecca Solnit makes a radical case for hope as a commitment to act in a world whose future remains uncertain and unknowable. Drawing on her decades of activism and a wide reading of environmental, cultural, and political history, Solnit argued that radicals have a long, neglected history of transformative victories, that the positive consequences of our acts are not always immediately seen, directly knowable, or even measurable, and that pessimism and despair rest on an unwarranted confidence about what is going to happen next. Originally published in 2004, now with a new foreword and afterword, Solnit's influential audio book shines a light into the darkness of our time in an unforgettable new edition.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Social change.
Social action.
Hope.
United States > Politics and government > 21st century.

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