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Bringing the war home : the Weather Underground, the Red Army Faction, and revolutionary violence in the sixties and seventies

Author: Jeremy Varon
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004.
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In this first comprehensive comparison of left-wing violence in the United States and West Germany, Jeremy Varon focuses on America's Weather Underground and Germany's Red Army Faction to consider how and why young, middle-class radicals in prosperous democratic societies turned to armed struggle in efforts to overthrow their states.
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Varon, Jeremy, 1969-
Bringing the war home.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003019002
(OCoLC)53075467
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Varon
ISBN: 9780520930957 0520930959 1417545380 9781417545384
OCLC Number: 56733791
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 394 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
List of Key Acronyms --
Introduction --
1. 8220;Agents of Necessity8221;: Weatherman, the Red Army Faction, and the Turn to Violence --
2. The Importance of Being Militant: The Days of Rage and Their Critics --
3. 8220;Hearts and Minds8221;: The Antiwar Movement, Violence, and the Critical Mass --
4. The Excesses and Limits of Revolutionary Violence --
5. Deadly Abstraction: The Red Army Faction and the Politics of Murder --
6. 8220;Democratic Intolerance8221;: The Red Army Faction and the West German State --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Select Bibliography --
Index --
A --
B --
C --
D --
E --
F --
G --
H --
I --
J --
K --
L --
M --
N --
O --
P --
Q --
R --
S --
T --
U --
V --
W --
Y --
Z --
Plates.
Responsibility: Jeremy Varon.

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