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Author Kazin, Michael, 1948-

Title American dreamers : how the left changed a nation / by Michael Kazin
Edition First edition
Published New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  320.530973 Kaz/Adh  AVAILABLE
Description xix, 329 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Freedom songs, 1820s-1840s -- The halfway revolution, 1840s-1870s -- The salvation of labor, 1870s-1890s -- A tale of three socialisms, 1890s-1920s -- The paradox of American communism, 1920s-1950s -- Not with my life, you don't, 1950s-1980s -- Rebels without a movement, 1980s-2010
Summary A panoramic history of liberal politics in America analyzes the impact of major movements throughout the past two centuries, from abolitionism and industrial-age labor disputes to the civil-rights movement and the emergence of alternative political groups
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Radicalism -- United States -- History.
Social change -- United States -- History.
United States -- Social conditions.
LC no. 2011013886
ISBN 9780307266286