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From headshops to Whole Foods : the rise andfall of activist entrepreneurs

Author: Joshua Clark Davis
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Columbia studies in the history of U.S. capitalism.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From Head Shops to Whole Foods writes a new history of social movements and capitalism by showing how activists embraced small businesses. Joshua Clark Davis uncovers the historical roots of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Clark Davis
ISBN: 0231171587 9780231171588 9780231543088 0231543085
OCLC Number: 1001381820
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 314 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Comprend : Introduction ; Activist business: origins and ideologies ; Liberation through literacy : African American bookstores, Black Power, and the mainstreaming of black books ; The business of getting high: head shops, countercultural capitalism, and the battle over marijuana ; "The feminist economic revolution": businesses in the women's movement ; Natural foods stores : environmental entrepreneurs and the perils of growth ; Perseverance and appropriation : activist business in the twenty-first century ; Conclusion.
Series Title: Columbia studies in the history of U.S. capitalism.
Responsibility: Joshua Clark Davis.

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Rigorously researched and carefully written, From Head Shops to Whole Foodsuncovers one of the most unrecognized groups of the American activists in the '60s and '70s-activist entrepreneurs. They Read more...

 
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