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A People's Guide to Greater Boston

A People's Guide to Greater Boston
  • Author: Joseph Nevins
  • Publisher: Univ of California Press
  • ISBN: 9780520967571
  • Page: 328
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS PEOPLE'S GUIDES Los Angeles Greater Boston Forthcoming San Francisco Bay Area New York City Orange County, ...

A People's Guide to Greater Boston reveals the region’s richness and vibrancy in ways that are neglected by traditional area guidebooks and obscured by many tourist destinations. Affirming the hopes, interests, and struggles of individuals and groups on the receiving end of unjust forms of power, the book showcases the ground-level forces shaping the city. Uncovering stories and places central to people’s lives over centuries, this guide takes readers to sites of oppression, resistance, organizing, and transformation in Boston and outlying neighborhoods and municipalities—from Lawrence, Lowell, and Lynn to Concord and Plymouth. It highlights tales of the places and people involved in movements to abolish slavery; to end war and militarism; to achieve Native sovereignty, racial equity, gender justice, and sexual liberation; and to secure workers’ rights. In so doing, this one-of-a-kind guide points the way to a radically democratic Greater Boston, one that sparks social and environmental justice and inclusivity for all.


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