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Max Elbaum

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Max Elbaum
BornMilwaukee, Wisconsin
Notable worksRevolution in the Air

Max Elbaum is an American author and left-wing activist. He has written extensively about the New Left, Civil Rights Movement and anti-war movement.[1] His book on the "new communist movement" of the 1970s and 1980s, Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals turn to Lenin, Mao and Che, was praised by historian David Garrow as "an absolutely first-rate work of political scholarship".[2]

He was a member of Students for a Democratic Society and later a founder of Line of March.[3]


  1. ^ Revolution in The Air Archived 2012-01-02 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Garrow, David J . (July 9, 2002). "Review of Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Mao and Che" (PDF). The Village Voice. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 23, 2011. Retrieved May 25, 2016.
  3. ^ "Colours of Resistance Archive".

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