How to Make Trouble and Influence People

How to Make Trouble and Influence People : Pranks, Hoaxes, Graffiti & Political Mischief-Making from Across Australia

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Exploring Australia's radical past through more than 300 images and 500 stories of social activism, this book reveals a hidden inspirational history through Indigenous resistance, convict revolts, student occupations, and more. Twelve key Australian activists and pranksters are interviewed regarding their firsthand opposition to racism, nuclear power, war, economic exploitation, and religious conservatism via humor and creativity. A scrapbook of Aussie humor and courage, this is a must have volume for activists and Australian enthusiasts alike.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 208 x 208 x 24mm | 639.99g
  • PM Press
  • Oakland, United States
  • English
  • 2nd
  • black & white illustrations, maps
  • 1604865954
  • 9781604865950
  • 180,742

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Iain McIntyre is an author, a musician, and a community radio broadcaster. He is the author of "Tomorrow Is Today" and "You!"Andrew Hansen is an award-winning comedian and a musician best known for being a member of the satirical team "The Chaser," which performs on television and in live theater.

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"While the title parodies the most famous example of the self-help genre, "How to Make Troubl"e is more Howard Zinn than Dale Carnegie. It offers an alternative history of Australia, chronicling how it has progressed by a series of little rebellions." --Madeline Ostrander,

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