Grass Roots Resistance

Grass Roots Resistance : Social Movements in Twentieth Century America

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This book should be of interest to supplementary text for undergraduate courses in US history, US social history, social movements in the Twentieth Century, sociology and political science.show more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 45.36g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534129064
  • 9780534129064

Table of contents

An introduction to social movements. The death of John Barleycorn: the anti-saloon league. One big union: the industrial workers of the world. Invisible empire: the knights of the Klu Klux Klan. Throw off your chains: the Communist Party. Bridging McCarthyism and Reaganism: the John Birch Society. "We shall not be moved": the student nonviolent coordinating committee. The campus revolt: the Berkley free speech movement. Never another season of silence: the National Organization for Women. The challenger's legacy. Notes. Bibliography. Index.show more

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