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Gwangju Uprising by Hwang Sok-yong, Lee Jae-Eui and Jeon Yong-Ho
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May 17, 2022 | ISBN 9781788737142

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“This publication not only provides the reader with an incredible history of the ten days in May 1980 when the uprising occurred, it does so by keeping the spirit of the uprising intact … I couldn’t help but be reminded of John Reed’s classic journalism on Russia’s October Revolution, Ten Days That Shook the World or even the slender text by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair reporting the 1999 uprising in Seattle against the World Trade Organization, 5 Days That Shook the World. Still, this book goes beyond these titles in its depth and breadth discussing what was perhaps one of the greatest post-Sixties movements until the series of anti-capitalist globalization protests that shook up the world from 1999-2001. Besides its role as a journal, it also serves as a handbook—a manual, if you will—of how such events unfold and how they are run.”
—Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch

“Serves as a testament not only to the broad mobilization for democracy, but also to the painstaking efforts of those who collected and published the information in defiance of the government.”
—Darcie Draudt, International Affairs

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