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Voices of revolution : the dissident press in America

Author: Rodger Streitmatter
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Streitmatter tells the stories of dissident American publications and press movements of the last two centuries, and of the colorful individuals behind them. From publications that fought for the disenfranchised to those that promoted social reform, Voices of Revolution examines the abolitionist and labor press, black power publications of the 1960s, the crusade against the barbarism of lynching, the women's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Streitmatter, Rodger.
Voices of revolution.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2001
(DLC) 2001017099
(OCoLC)45757760
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rodger Streitmatter
ISBN: 0231502710 9780231502719
OCLC Number: 50824733
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 335 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Speaking up for the disenfranchised. Fighting for the rights of American labor --
Awakening a nation to the sins of slavery --
Setting a revolutionary agenda for women's rights. Struggling to form a more perfect union. Promoting "free love" in the Victorian age --
Crusading against the barbarism of lynching --
Educating America on the merits of socialism --
Following anarchy toward a new social order. Rising from a lone voice to a mass movement. Propelling black Americans into the promised land --
Demanding wider access to birth control information. Changing the world in a single generation. Opposing America's dirty war in Vietnam --
Defining a counterculture of sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll--and social justice --
Standing tall and tough against racial oppression --
Creating an agenda for gay and lesbian rights --
Liberating the American woman --
Dissidence in a new millennium.
Responsibility: Rodger Streitmatter.

Abstract:

Streitmatter tells the stories of dissident American publications and press movements of the last two centuries, and of the colorful individuals behind them. From publications that fought for the disenfranchised to those that promoted social reform, Voices of Revolution examines the abolitionist and labor press, black power publications of the 1960s, the crusade against the barbarism of lynching, the women's movement, and antiwar journals. Streitmatter also discusses gay and lesbian publications, contemporary on-line journals, and counterculture papers like The Kudzu and The Berkel.

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