Rebels and Renegades: A Chronology of Social and Political Dissent in the United States

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Routledge, 11 жовт. 2002 р. - 368 стор.
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Rebels and Renegades examines 350 years of history through the eyes of the uncompromising. Presented in nine clearly written chronological chapters, this comprehensive reference covers the major events and personalities in the history of extremism in the U.S. Besides chronicling the event itself, entries, ranging from 500 to 1000 words, include background information and historic effects. In addition to the chronology, sidebars highlight historical, biographical, cultural, and ethical aspects of the story, tying the past to the present. Topics include the influence of radical idea on the mainstream, the role of violence in radicalism, and the evolving relationship between radicals and the media. An extensive appendix of excerpts, transcripts, and full source documents round out the work.

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Hamilton (history, Spring Hill Coll.; Biographical Dictionary of American Social Leaders and Activists) here examines the historical role that radicals and reactionaries have played in shaping ... Читати огляд повністю

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Introduction
1
CHAPTER ONE Colonization and Settlement
7
CHAPTER TWO Revolution and NationBuilding
35
CHAPTER THREE Expansion and Reform
67
CHAPTER FOUR Civil War and Reconstruction
103
CHAPTER FIVE Industrialization and the Progressive Era
133
CHAPTER SIX World War I and the Roaring Twenties
169
CHAPTER SEVEN The Great Depression and World War II
199
CHAPTER EIGHT Postwar United States
231
CHAPTER NINE Contemporary United States
279
Bibliography
317
Primary Documents
321
Index
349
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Neil Hamilton is a Professor of History at Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL. He is a major contributor to the Atlas of the Baby Boom Generation. He is also the author of the ABC-CLIO Companion to the 1960's Counter-culture in America and Founders of the Modern Nations.

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