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Dissent : the history of an American idea / Ralph Young.

Young, Ralph F. (Author).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 303.48 You (Text) 32604000203761 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781479806652 (paperback : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 147980665X (paperback : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xi, 603 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York ; New York University Press, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Dissent and America -- The "free aire of a new world" -- Dissent in an age of reason -- Revolution -- Discord in the new republic -- Slavery and its discontents -- Reformers and dissidents -- Expansion and conflict -- Dissent imperils the union -- A nation divides -- Liberation and suppression -- Protest and conflict in the West -- Workers of the world unite! -- The new manifest destiny -- Progressives and radicals -- Making the world safe for democracy -- Traditionalism collides with modernism -- A new deal for America -- The good war? -- Dissent in an age of conformity -- Civil rights : an American revolution -- Make love, not war -- Mobilization and backlash -- A new age of dissent -- The arc of dissent.
Summary, etc.:
Examines the key role dissent has played in shaping the United States, focusing on those who, from colonial times to the present, dissented against the ruling paradigm of their time, responding to what they saw as the injustices that prevented them from fully experiencing their vision of America. --Publisher's description.
Subject: Dissenters > United States > History.
Protest movements > United States > History.
Social reformers > United States > History.
United States > Social conditions > Sources.
United States > Politics and government.

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