Protest Nation

Words That Inspired a Century of American Radicalism

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Publisher Description

Historic writings by socialists, LGBT activists, environmentalists, and more: “An extraordinary collection of the voices of American dissidents.” —Howard Zinn
 
Protest Nation is a guide to the speeches, letters, broadsides, essays, and manifestos that form the backbone of the American radical tradition in the twentieth century. With examples from socialists, feminists, union organizers, civil-rights workers, gay and lesbian activists, and environmentalists that have served as beacons for millions, the volume also includes brief introductory essays by the editors that provide a rich biographical and historical context for each selection. Included are:
 
*a fiery speech by socialist Eugene V. Debs
*an astonishing treatise on animal liberation by Peter Singer
*an excerpt from Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
*Harvey Milk’s “The Hope Speech”
*the original Black Panther Party Platform
*Peter Singer’s astonishing treatise on animal liberation
*plus writings from Upton Sinclair, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Betty Friedan, Malcolm X, César Chávez, and more

GENRE
Politics & Current Events
RELEASED
2010
April 20
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
241
Pages
PUBLISHER
The New Press
SELLER
OpenRoad Integrated Media, LLC
SIZE
1.5
MB

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