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Dangerous grounds : antiwar coffeehouses and military dissent in the Vietnam era

Author: David L Parsons
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the Vietnam War divided the nation, a network of antiwar coffeehouses appeared in the towns and cities outside American military bases. Owned and operated by civilian activists, GI coffeehouses served as off-base refuges for the growing number of active-duty soldiers resisting the war. In the first history of this network, David L. Parsons shows how antiwar GIs and civilians united to battle local authorities,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Parsons, David L.
Dangerous grounds.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016025852
(OCoLC)951465452
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David L Parsons
ISBN: 9781469632025 1469632020 9781469632032 1469632039 9781469661551 1469661551
OCLC Number: 976166462
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 157 pages)
Contents: Setting up shop : coffeehouses land in America's army towns --
Getting together : political activism at GI coffeehouses --
Repression, harassment, intimidation : crushing the coffeehouses --
Moving on : a changing war, a changing army, and a changing movement --
Epilogue : support our troops.
Responsibility: David L. Parsons.

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As the Vietnam War divided America, a network of antiwar coffeehouses appeared in the towns and cities outside American military bases. In this volume, David Parsons shows how antiwar GIs and  Read more...

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A worthy read for anyone interested in the Vietnam War or its antiwar movement.--Canadian Journal of History A worthwhile and intriguing book that should be required reading for anyone interested in Read more...

 
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