The Year of Dreaming Dangerously

The Year of Dreaming Dangerously

Paperback (04 Sep 2012) | English

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Call it the year of dreaming dangerously: 2011 caught the world off guard with a series of shattering events. While protesters in New York, Cairo, London, and Athens took to the streets in pursuit of emancipation, obscure destructive fantasies inspired the world's racist populists in places as far apart as Hungary and Arizona, achieving a horrific consummation in the actions of mass murderer Anders Breivik.

The subterranean work of dissatisfaction continues. Rage is building, and a new wave of revolts and disturbances will follow. Why? Because the events of 2011 augur a new political reality. These are limited, distorted-sometimes even perverted-fragments of a utopian future lying dormant in the present.

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Book information

ISBN: 9781781680421
Publisher: Verso Books
Imprint: Verso
Pub date:
DEWEY: 335.02
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 135
Weight: 162g
Height: 200mm
Width: 130mm
Spine width: 11mm