The Chatto Book of Dissent

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Michael Rosen, Mike Rosen, David Widgery
Chatto & Windus, 1991 - Political Science - 457 pages
This is an anthology of verbal protest, whether avowedly political or quietly subversive, against war, racism, slavery, chauvinism, censorship, injustice and oppression in all their guises. It ranges in place and time from the Ancient Egyptian Satire of the Trades to Vaclav Havel's Memorandum, in form from Chaucerian verse to Parisian graffiti, and embraces protest songs, radio broadcasts, the text of seditious posters and the transcripts of trials; Charlotte Bronte and Lenny Bruce, Aesop and Aborigines.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Words Must be Given their True Meaning
75
Opulence is always the Result of Theft
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Copyright

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