Emma Goldman: American Individualist / Edition 2

Emma Goldman: American Individualist / Edition 2

by John C. Chalberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321370732

ISBN-13: 9780321370730

Pub. Date: 04/28/2007

Publisher: Pearson

One of the most colorful, controversial and radical figures in American history, Emma Goldman challenged the legitimacy of religion, government, and private property in the United States.

Imprisoned, tried, and later deported for her beliefs, the Goldman story is a window through which students will see a better picture of the history of American

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One of the most colorful, controversial and radical figures in American history, Emma Goldman challenged the legitimacy of religion, government, and private property in the United States.

Imprisoned, tried, and later deported for her beliefs, the Goldman story is a window through which students will see a better picture of the history of American radicalism, the history of civil liberties in America, and the history of American foreign policy.

The titles in the Library of American Biography Series make ideal supplements for American History Survey courses or other courses in American history where figures in history are explored. Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each interpretive biography in this series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American history and national life. In addition, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321370730
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Series:
Library of American Biography Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
145,157
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Author’s Preface

Chapter 1: Prologue

Chapter 2: Arrivals

Chapter 3: In the Streets of America

Chapter 4: Jail…and After

Chapter 5: Czolgosz…and After

Chapter 6: Mother Emma and “Mother Earth”

Chapter 7: At Odds

Chapter 8: At War Against War

Chapter 9: At Sea

Chapter 10: At Home, but Never at Peace

Epilogue

Afterward

Study and Discussion Questions

A Note on the Sources

Index

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