Abbie Hoffman: American Rebel / Edition 1

Abbie Hoffman: American Rebel / Edition 1

by Marty Jezer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813520177

ISBN-13: 9780813520179

Pub. Date: 06/01/1993

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

In this sympathetic history of a maligned decade, Marty Jezer, a fellow antiwar activist, details Abbie Hoffman's humor, manic energy, depressive spells, political skills, & above all, his incurable & still contagious optimism. He presents a thoughtful, solidly researched biography of the wildly creative & iconoclastic Yippie, portraying Hoffman as a fresh force in…  See more details below

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In this sympathetic history of a maligned decade, Marty Jezer, a fellow antiwar activist, details Abbie Hoffman's humor, manic energy, depressive spells, political skills, & above all, his incurable & still contagious optimism. He presents a thoughtful, solidly researched biography of the wildly creative & iconoclastic Yippie, portraying Hoffman as a fresh force in American political culture. Jezer surveys in detail the politics, philosophies, & struggles of the antiwar movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813520179
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
06/01/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1"I never left Worcester," 1936-19551
Ch. 2Brandeis to Berkeley: A Radical Education, 1955-196020
Ch. 3Civil Rights Worker: Worcester and the South, 1960-196642
Ch. 4The East Village: Organizing Hippies, 196771
Ch. 5Protesting the War, 196793
Ch. 6The Road to Chicago, 1968121
Ch. 7Chicago, August 1968149
Ch. 8Giving Up on America, 1968-1969172
Ch. 9The Trial: Hoffman vs. Hoffman, 1969-1970197
Ch. 10Last Hurrah, 1970-1972214
Ch. 11Rebel without a Cause, 1973-1980242
Ch. 12Capture the Flag, 1978-1983267
Ch. 13Final Battles, 1984-1989290
Notes311
Index329

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