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The Angry Brigade: A History of Britain's First Urban Guerilla Group
by Gordon Carr
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Based on extensive research, this book remains the essential study of the Angry Brigade, a group of urban guerillas, who,between 1970 and 1972, used guns and bombs onembassies of repressive regimes, police stations and army barracks, boutiques and factories, government departments, and the homes of cabinet ministers as well the attorney general and the commissioner of the metropolitan police. An avalanche of police raids followed, culminating in the "Stoke Newington 8" conspiracy trialthe longest criminal trial in British legal historywhich is throughly discussed in this volume.Updated with acomprehensive chronology of the "Angry Decade" andnew illustrations, this new edition also adds introductions by Stuart Christie and John Barker, two of the defendants,who discuss the political and social context of themovement and its long-term significance.
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