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The Awakening in America

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The Situationists and the Occupation Movements: 1968/2011

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Situationist International Anthology
Ken Knabb’s translations from the notorious group that helped trigger the May 1968 revolt in France. Articles, leaflets, graffiti and internal documents by Guy Debord, Raoul Vaneigem, etc., from the situationists’ early experiments in cultural subversion and urban “psychogeography” to their lucid analyses of the Watts riot, the Vietnam War, the Prague Spring, the Chinese Cultural Revolution and other crises and upheavals of the sixties. A revised and expanded edition has recently been published.
 
The Society of the Spectacle (Guy Debord)
Knabb’s translation of the most important radical book of the twentieth century. This new edition is the first in any language to include extensive annotations, clarifying the historical allusions and revealing the sources of Debord’s “détournements.”
 
Guy Debord’s Films
The latest news about Debord’s films plus excerpts from Knabb’s new translation of the scripts.
 
Public Secrets
Knabb’s own publications over the last three decades. Two new texts — “The Joy of Revolution” (visions of a liberated society and how we might get there) and “Confessions of a Mild-Mannered Enemy of the State” (autobiography) — plus earlier articles, leaflets and posters on the sixties counterculture, Wilhelm Reich, Kenneth Rexroth, Gary Snyder, radical Buddhists, Chinese anarchists, the 1970 Polish revolt, the 1979 Iranian uprising, the Gulf war, etc.
 
In the Crossfire: Adventures of a Vietnamese Revolutionary (Ngo Van)
Although the Vietnam War is still well known, few people are aware of the decades of struggles against the French colonial regime that preceded it, many of which had no connection with the Stalinists (Ho Chi Minh’s Communist Party). The Stalinists were ultimately victorious, but only after they systematically destroyed all the other oppositional currents. This book is the story of those other movements and revolts, caught in the crossfire between the French and the Stalinists, told by one of the few survivors.
 
Recent Publications and Polemics
The latest BPS publications plus selected reactions and polemics.

Bureau Prehistory
Comics, leaflets and scandals of three early San Francisco Bay Area situationist groups (1970-1972).

Crossfire
Provocative radical documents, old and new — Karl Marx, Clarence Darrow, Randolph Bourne, Bertolt Brecht, Karl Korsch, Josef Weber, Asger Jorn, Paul Goodman, Gary Snyder, Jo Freeman, Raoul Vaneigem, etc.
 
Gateway to the Vast Realms
A list of over 500 books that Knabb recommends — classic and modern literature, religion and philosophy, science and psychology, humor and comics, history and revolution — with brief comments on why they are worth reading and passages from some of the recommended works.
 
Kenneth Rexroth Archive
Texts by and about the great poet, essayist and social critic, who wryly described his main themes as “sex, mysticism and revolution,” and who was the leading inspiration behind the San Francisco Renaissance of the fifties and sixties.
 
San Francisco Fifty Years Ago
Kenneth Rexroth’s complete columns from the San Francisco Examiner (1960-1967), posted on the 50th anniversary of their original appearance.

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