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Steal This Book - Survive! Summary & Analysis

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Survive! Summary

Steal This Book is a compendium of survival strategies and techniques for those in America's counterculture in the 1960's and 1970's. The author, Abbie Hoffman, was famous for his revolutionary thinking and ability to organize protests against social, political and government icons. Hoffman is most famous for his participation in the Chicago Seven trial held in Chicago as a result of his protests held near the convention center where the Democratic National Convention was being held in 1968.

The book is divided into three sections: Survive! covers the processes of accessing free food, clothing and shelter; Fight! provides techniques for mobilizing protest efforts and developing fighting weapons and strategies; and Liberate! lists organizations in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco that have relevance to living and surviving in these urban areas.

Hoffman begins the book by covering techniques for acquiring food for free or next-to-nothing...

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