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We Are Power: How Nonviolent Activism Changes the World

We Are Power: How Nonviolent Activism Changes the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Hasak-Lowy, Todd

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A stirring look at nonviolent activism, from American suffragists to civil rights to the climate change movementWe Are Power brings to light the incredible individuals who have used nonviolent activism to change the world. The book explores questions such as, what is nonviolent r...esistance and how does it work? In an age when armies are stronger than ever before, when guns seem to be everywhere, how can people confront their adversaries without resorting to violence themselves? Through key international movements as well as people such as Gandhi, Alice Paul, Martin Luther King, Cesar Chavez, and Vaclav Havel, this book discusses the components of nonviolent resistance. It answers the question Why nonviolence? by showing how nonviolent movements have succeeded again and again in a variety of ways, in all sorts of places, and always in the face of overwhelming odds. The book includes endnotes, a bibliography, and an index.
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ISBN 9781419760105
Released NZ 31 May 2022
Publisher Abrams
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781419760105
Stock Available
Status In-stock at supplier; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Abrams
Imprint Abrams Books for Young Readers
Released 31 May 2022
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
 › 1 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Hasak-Lowy, Todd
Category Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 210mm
Spine: 30mm
Dewey Code 303.61
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Nonviolence - Juvenile literature, Social change - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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