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Christian Radicalism in the Church of England and the Invention of the British Sixties, 1957-1970: The Hope of a World Transformed

Sam Brewitt-Taylor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827009
eISBN:
9780191865954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827009.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Modern History

Like all transformative revolutions, Britain’s Sixties was an episode of highly influential myth-making. This book delves behind the mythology of inexorable ‘secularization’ to recover, for the first ... More


<i>Venceremos</i> Means “We Will Win”: The Venceremos Brigades, Cuba, and the U.S. Left

Teishan A. Latner

in Cuban Revolution in America: Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968-1992

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469635460
eISBN:
9781469635484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635460.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter One illuminates Cuba’s influence on the American Left at the height of the sixties era by examining the history of the Venceremos Brigade, an anti-imperialist Cuba solidarity organization ... More


Introduction: Christian Radicalism and the Invented Revolutions of the 1960s

Sam Brewitt-Taylor

in Christian Radicalism in the Church of England and the Invention of the British Sixties, 1957-1970: The Hope of a World Transformed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827009
eISBN:
9780191865954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827009.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter critiques teleological accounts of Britain’s Sixties, arguing that the episode witnessed, not the arrival of ‘late modernity’ or ‘postmodernity’, but the sudden and contingent invention ... More


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