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The new left revisited

Author: John Campbell McMillian; Paul Buhle; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA Temple University Press 2003.
Series: Critical perspectives on the past
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : [Online-Ausg.]

Starting with the premise that it is possible to say something significantly new about the 1960s and the New Left, this title features contributors who trace the social roots, the various paths, and  Read more...


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Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Campbell McMillian; Paul Buhle; ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 1566399769 9781566399760 1566399750 9781566399753
OCLC Number: 740769701
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg.: Palo Alto, Calif. ebrary 2011 Online-Ressource.
Description: vi, 274 p. 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction - John McMillianPart I: Local Studies, Local Stories1. "It Seemed Like a Very Local Affair": The 1960s Student Movement at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Robbie Lieberman and David Cochran2. Between Despair and Hope: Studies on the Left and the Historical Legacy of the New Left - Kevin Mattson3. Building the New South: The Southern Student Organizing Committee - Gregg Michel4. The Black Freedom Struggle and White Resistance: A Case Study of the Civil Rights Movement inCambridge, Maryland - Peter Levy5. Organizing from the Bottom Up: Lillian Craig, Dovie Thurman, and the New Left in the 1960s - Jennifer Frost6. Death City Radicals: The Counterculture in the New Left in 1960s Los Angeles - David McBridePart II: Reconsiderations7. How New Was the New Left?: Re-Thinking New Left Exceptionalism - Andrew Hunt8. Strategy and Democracy in the New Left - Francesca Polletta9. The "Point of Ultimate Indignity" or a "Beloved Community"?: The Draft Resistance Movement and New Left Gender Dynamics - Michael S. Foley10. Losing Our Kids: Queer Perspectives on the Chicago Seven Conspiracy Trial - Ian Lekus11. Between Revolution 9 and Thesis 11: Or, Will We Learn (Again) to Start Worrying and Change the World? - Jeremy Varon12. Letting Go: Revisiting the New Left's Demise - Doug RossinowAfterword - Paul BuhleAbout the Contributors
Series Title: Critical perspectives on the past
Responsibility: edited by John McMillian and Paul Buhle.


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