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Encyclopedia of American Activists and Activism, volume 2.

Encyclopedia of American Activists and Activism, volume 2.

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Published by Andrews-McKinney in S.l .
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Encyclopedia of American Social Movement Volume 2 by Ness, Immanuel (Editor) A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

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This unique new encyclopedia focuses on the people, events, movements, organizations, and issues associated with activist movements in late-twentieth-century America, covering the political spectrum from the Weathermen of the s to the militias of the s: people as varied as Joan Baez, Morris Dees, David Duke, Jane Fonda, Martin Luther King, Jr., Timothy Leary, Ralph Nader, and Cited by: 3.

Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of American activism, to the present. [Margaret DiCanio] -- "This unique new encyclopedia focuses on the people, events, movements, organizations, and issues associated with activist movements in late-twentieth-century America, covering the political spectrum.

The Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice presents a comprehensive overview of the field with topics of varying dimensions, breadth, and three-volume Encyclopedia is designed for readers to understand the topics, concepts, and ideas that motivate and shape the fields of activism, civil engagement, and social justice and includes biographies of the major thinkers and leaders.

Activism "In wildness is the preservation of the world," wrote Henry David Thoreau Encyclopedia of American Activists and Activism, a nineteenth-century New England [2] writer who became a founding figure of today's environmental movement.

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