AMERICAN RADICALS : how nineteenth-century counterculture shaped the nation. (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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AMERICAN RADICALS : how nineteenth-century counterculture shaped the nation.

Author: HOLLY JACKSON
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] CROWN, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A character-driven narrative history about the nineteenth-century radicals--from Fanny Wright and Henry David Thoreau to John Brown and William Lloyd Garrison--who demanded that the United States live up to its revolutionary ideals, and what their successes and failures can teach us today"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: HOLLY JACKSON
ISBN: 0525573097 9780525573098
OCLC Number: 1079845607
Contents: Introduction: A second and more glorious revolution --
A tremendous no --
One bold lady-man --
O America, your destruction is at hand! --
To break every yoke --
Coming out from the world --
Brook Farm on fire --
Wheat bread and seminal losses --
Marriage slavery and all other queer things --
The aliened American --
Treason will not be treason much longer --
The provisional United States --
Under the flag --
To write justice in the American heart --
A revolution going backwards --
This electric uprising --
Conclusion: On radical failure.

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"A character-driven narrative history about the nineteenth-century radicals--from Fanny Wright and Henry David Thoreau to John Brown and William Lloyd Garrison--who demanded that the United States live up to its revolutionary ideals, and what their successes and failures can teach us today"--

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