A Bomb in Every Issue: How the Short, Unruly Life of Ramparts Magazine Changed America

A Bomb in Every Issue: How the Short, Unruly Life of Ramparts Magazine Changed America

by Peter Richardson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781595585462
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 11/30/2010
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,278,756
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Peter Richardson is editorial director at PoliPointPress, chair of the California Studies Association, and a lecturer at San Francisco State University. His publications include American Prophet: The Life and Work of Carey McWilliams and numerous essays on literature, language, politics, and media. He lives in Marin County, California.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 The Dawn's Early Light 9

2 When Our Cause It Is Just 19

3 The Perilous Fight 42

4 When Freemen Shall Stand 68

5 The Havoc of War 87

6 Bombs Bursting in Air 114

7 The Battle's Confusion 132

8 The War's Desolation 152

9 Twilight's Last Gleaming 178

10 Full Glory Reflected 195

After Ramparts 211

Acknowledgments 217

Notes 219

Sources 229

Index 235

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From the Publisher

“This book satisfies on every level . . .”
New York Times Book Review

“Short, explosive, unforgotten: the story of Ramparts magazine and its lingering influence long after it was gone.”
L.A. Times

“Peter Richardson . . . charts the publications’ high points with a gleam in his eye.”
New York Times

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