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We are the people : voices from the other side of American history

Author: Nathaniel May; Clint Willis; James W Loewen
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English
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Collects personal accounts, speeches, letters, and official documents to create a documentary alternative history of the United States, from Quaker accounts of the conscientous objector during the Civil War through the anti-corporate movement.
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Genre/Form: Sources
Biography Miscellanea
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel May; Clint Willis; James W Loewen
ISBN: 1560255056 9781560255055
OCLC Number: 53243770
Description: xiii, 432 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction / James W. Loewen --
from Address to President Monroe / Chief Sharitarish --
A California law for the government and protection of the Indians --
Sand Creek massacre / John S. Smith --
from An Indian's view of Indian affairs / Chief Joseph --
from Indeh : an Apache odyssey / Eve Ball, with Nora Henn and Lynda Sanchez --
from Back on the war ponies / John Wooden Legs --
from Land of the spotted eagle / Luther Standing Bear --
from Whose history do we celebrate? / Charlene Teters --
Transcript from a class action suit against the U.S. Government. from The life of Olaudah Equiano / Olaudah Equiano --
from The narrative of William W. Brown, a fugitive slave / William W. Brown --
from A July 4, 1852 speech / Frederick Douglass --
from Up from slavery / Booker T. Washington --
from Address to the Massachusetts Peace Society / William Ladd --
from The record of a Quaker conscience / Cyrus Pringle --
My country right or wrong / Mark Twain --
from The Great Divide / Studs Terkel --
from Peacework / Judith Porter Adams --
Senate speech / Robert C. Byrd. Dispatch from Rafah, occupied Palestine / Rachel Corrie --
Legal disabilities of women / Sarah Moore Grimké --
Speech on women's rights / Susan B. Anthony --
Demanding full equality / Betty Friedan --
Do you know the facts about marriage? / the feminists --
Principles / New York radical women --
We do abortions here / Sallie Tisdale --
from Lies My Teacher Told Me / James W. Loewen --
The 1920 strike / Jeremy Brecher, Jerry Lombardi, and Jan Stackhouse --
from Hard Times / Studs Terkel --
Dearborn massacre. from Nickel and dimed / Barbara Ehrenreich --
Can my mommy have her paycheck? / Katharine Mieszkowski --
The Negro artist and the racial mountain / Langston Hughes --
Non-violence vs. Jim Crow / Bayard Rustin --
Adventures in dining / Langston Hughes --
Interview with Jo Ann Robinson from Eyes on the prize / Juan Williams --
from Coming of Age in Mississippi / Anne Moody --
The view from the front of the bus / Marlene Nadle --
Prime time / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. --
from Hard Times / Studs Terkel --
from The Harvest Gypsies / John Steinbeck. from Let us now praise famous men / James Agee --
from Nickel and dimed / Barbara Ehrenreich --
How the other half still lives / Jack Newfield --
Testimony before House Un-American Activities Committee --
Declaration of conscience / Margaret Chase Smith --
Sunday A16 / Starhawk --
The silencing of Gideon's trumpet / Anthony Lewis --
State of the Union / Charles P. Pierce.
Responsibility: edited by Nathaniel May & Clint Willis ; introduction by James W. Loewen.
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Collects personal accounts, speeches, letters, and official documents to create a documentary alternative history of the United States, from Quaker accounts of the conscientous objector during the Civil War through the anti-corporate movement.

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