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The admirable radical : Staughton Lynd and Cold War dissent, 1945-1970

Author: Carl Mirra
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Son of famous sociologists Helen and Robert Lynd, Staughton Lynd was one of the most visible figures of the New Left, a social movement during the 1960s that emphasized participatory democracy. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Staughton Lynd; Staughton Lynd
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Mirra
ISBN: 9781606350515 160635051X
OCLC Number: 467925403
Description: xvi, 224 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: If not now, when? Lynd's half-century journey for social change in the United States --
Premature New Leftist, 1945-1960 --
Historical protagonist/professional historian : Spelman, Columbia, and a Ph. D. --
It is a blessed community : civil rights and Mississippi Freedom Summer --
Lynd not Lyndon : the anti-Vietnam War movement confronts the establishment --
Mission to Hanoi : knocking on the other side's door --
Blacklisted : academe confronts a radical historian --
Guerrilla historians combat the American Historical Association --
Still carrying the banner : life after the sixties.
Responsibility: Carl Mirra ; foreword by Howard Zinn.

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