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The other American : the life of Michael Harrington

Author: Maurice Isserman
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains why Michael Harrington fell into disfavor among young campus activists and how he lost the opportunity to make his democratic socialist perspective a relevant force in American politics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Isserman, Maurice.
Other American.
New York : PublicAffairs, ©2000
(OCoLC)654157333
Named Person: Michael Harrington; Michael Harrington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Isserman
ISBN: 1891620304 9781891620300 1586480367 9781586480363
OCLC Number: 42842377
Description: xi, 449 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Community, Family, and Faith, 1928-1944 --
Leaving Home, 1944-1947 --
"An Awful Lot of Soul-Searching," 1947-1950 --
The Life of a Saint, 1951-1952 --
Resolute Waiting, 1952-1956 --
A Premature Sixties Radical, 1956-1960 --
The Man Who Discovered Poverty, 1960-1964 --
Sibling and Other Rivalries, 1960-1965 --
Socialists at War, 1965-1972 --
Starting Over, 1973-1980 --
Coming to an End, 1981-1989.
Responsibility: Maurice Isserman.

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"Most Americans first heard of Michael Harrington with the publication of The Other America, his seminal book on American poverty. Isserman expertly tracks Harrington's beginnings in the Catholic  Read more...

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