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DUSK TILL DAWN
An insiders view of the growth of the
animal liberation movement
A much needed and well detailed look at the rise
of the militant animal rights movement across the globe.
So much crap has been spouted about this issue,
usually by those with only the crudest notions of what it means.
Unfortunately such people often tend to be journalists and politicians
so their crap often sticks.
Mann's weighty tome is the perfect antidote to this. Chronicling
the liberation struggle from its early days as the Band of
Mercy way back in the 1800s, he takes us right through to
current campaigns against HLS and Oxford University, telling the
amazing and often bizarre story of a war of ideas and actions that
have inspired and shocked so many.
Touchy tactics like grave robbing and poisoning hoxes are given
proper analysis and Mann doesnt shy away from describing the
sometimes violent world of militant animal lib. Individual raids
are described in detail, lending the book an exciting and authoritive
edge. Weighing in at over 600 pages, they help keep the narrative
going at an often thrilling pace.
The modern animal rights movements have pushed human concepts of
freedom and justice into new spheres of consciousness. With fiery
words and acts to match, it has presented itself as one of the few
challenges to unrestrained capitalism and human bigotry. This is