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The Resource Radicals in America : the US Left since the Second World War, Howard Brick, Christopher Phelps

Radicals in America : the US Left since the Second World War, Howard Brick, Christopher Phelps

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Radicals in America : the US Left since the Second World War
Title
Radicals in America
Title remainder
the US Left since the Second World War
Statement of responsibility
Howard Brick, Christopher Phelps
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Radicals in America is a masterful history of controversial dissenters who pursued greater equality, freedom and democracy - and transformed the nation. Written with clarity and verve, Radicals in America shows how radical leftists, while often marginal or ostracized, could assume a catalytic role as effective organizers in mass movements, fostering the imagination of alternative futures. Beginning with the Second World War, Radicals in America extends all the way down to the present, making it the first comprehensive history of radicalism to reach beyond the sixties. From the Communist Party and the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, its coverage extends to the Battle of Seattle and Occupy Wall Street. Each chapter begins with a particular life story, including a Harlem woman deported in the McCarthy era, a gay Japanese-American opponent of the Vietnam War, and a Native American environmentalist, vignettes that bring to life the personal within the political
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Cataloging source
UkCbUP
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Brick, Howard
Dewey number
303.48/4
Index
index present
LC call number
HN57
LC item number
.B653 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Phelps, Christopher
Series statement
Cambridge essential histories
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  • Social movements
  • Social movements
  • Radicalism
  • Political activists
  • Dissenters
  • Liberalism
  • Right and left (Political science)
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Radicals in America : the US Left since the Second World War, Howard Brick, Christopher Phelps
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Publication
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Margin and Mainstream in the American Radical Experience -- War and Peace, 1939-1948 -- All Over this Land, 1949-1959 -- A New Left, 1960-1964 -- The Revolution Will Be Live, 1965-1973 -- Anticipation, 1973-1980 -- Over the Rainbow, 1981-1989 -- What Democracy Looks Like, 1990 to the Present -- Conclusion: Radicalism's Future
Control code
CR9781139027700
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 355 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521515603
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Radicals in America : the US Left since the Second World War, Howard Brick, Christopher Phelps
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Margin and Mainstream in the American Radical Experience -- War and Peace, 1939-1948 -- All Over this Land, 1949-1959 -- A New Left, 1960-1964 -- The Revolution Will Be Live, 1965-1973 -- Anticipation, 1973-1980 -- Over the Rainbow, 1981-1989 -- What Democracy Looks Like, 1990 to the Present -- Conclusion: Radicalism's Future
Control code
CR9781139027700
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 355 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521515603
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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