Unruly equality : U.S. anarchism in the twentieth century / Andrew Cornell.
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- Oakland, California : University of California Press, 2016.
1 online resource (413 p.)
- Anarchism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
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- The first intellectual and social history of American anarchist thought and activism across the twentieth century In this highly accessible history of anarchism in the United States, Andrew Cornell reveals an astounding continuity and development across the century. Far from fading away, anarchists dealt with major events such as the rise of Communism, the New Deal, atomic warfare, the black freedom struggle, and a succession of artistic avant-gardes stretching from 1915 to 1975.Unruly Equality traces U.S. anarchism as it evolved from the creed of poor immigrants militantly opposed to capitalism early in the twentieth century to one that today sees resurgent appeal among middle-class youth and foregrounds political activism around ecology, feminism, and opposition to cultural alienation.
- Front matter
List of Tables and Figures
1. Anarchist Apogee, 1916
2. The Red and Black Scare, 1917-1924
3. A Movement of Defense, of Emergency, 1920-1929
4. The Unpopular Front, 1930-1939
5. Anarchism and Revolutionary Nonviolence, 1940-1948
6. Anarchism and the Avant-Garde, 1942-1956
7. Anarchism and the Black Freedom Movement, 1955-1964
8. New Left and Countercultural Anarchism, 1960-1972
Epilogue: From the 1970's to Occupy Wall Street
- Includes index.
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