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Rethinking the American Anti-War Movement
     

Rethinking the American Anti-War Movement

by Simon Hall
 

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ISBN-10: 0415800846

ISBN-13: 9780415800846

Pub. Date: 11/17/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Between 1965 and 1973, hundreds of thousands of ordinary Americans participated in one of the most remarkable and significant people's movements in American history. Through marches, rallies, draft resistance, teach-ins, civil disobedience, and non-violent demonstrations at both the national and local levels, Americans vehemently protested the country's involvement

Overview

Between 1965 and 1973, hundreds of thousands of ordinary Americans participated in one of the most remarkable and significant people's movements in American history. Through marches, rallies, draft resistance, teach-ins, civil disobedience, and non-violent demonstrations at both the national and local levels, Americans vehemently protested the country's involvement in the Vietnam War.

Rethinking the American Anti-War Movement provides a short, accessible overview of this important social and political movement, highlighting key events and key figures, the movement's strengths and weaknesses, how it intersected with other social and political movements of the time, and its lasting effect on the country. The book is perfect for anyone wanting to obtain an introduction to the Anti-War movement of the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415800846
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/17/2011
Series:
American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,199,362
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Origins

Chapter Two: Key Events

Chapter Three: Key Figures

Chapter Four: Intersections with Other Movements

Chapter Five: The Movement's Strengths and Weaknesses

Chapter Six: The Movement's Legacy

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