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“Cosmopolitan Guerrillas”: The International Section and the RPCN, 1971–1973

Sean L. Malloy

in Out of Oakland: Black Panther Party Internationalism during the Cold War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501702396
eISBN:
9781501712715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702396.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes how the most dramatic blow to the international section came not from Eldridge Cleaver's rivals in the Black Panther Party (BPP), whom he derisively referred to as the “Peralta ... More


The Limits of Freedom: Student Activists and Educational Reform at Berkeley in the 1960s

Julie A. Reuben

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0025
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the limits of academic freedom and describes student activism and educational reform at the University of California, Berkeley, in the 1960s. It discusses Center for Participant ... More


Portnoy’s Complaint: It’s about Race, Not Sex (Even the Sex Is about Race)

Dean J. Franco

in Race, Rights, and Recognition: Jewish American Literature since 1969

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450877
eISBN:
9780801464010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450877.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter revisits Philip Roth's notorious 1969 novel, Portnoy's Complaint—which had so scandalized Roth's peers—to argue that Roth's satire of the limitations of “civil rights” is the true ... More


Independence: Oxford and Ireland, 1836–42

Ciaran Brady

in James Anthony Froude: An Intellectual Biography of a Victorian Prophet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668038
eISBN:
9780191748677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668038.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter continues to trace Froude’s path toward intellectual and psychological independence. It recounts his idiosyncratic but by no means dissolute undergraduate career at Oriel College, ... More


“We’re Relating Right Now to the Third World”: Creating an Anticolonial Vernacular, 1967–1968

Sean L. Malloy

in Out of Oakland: Black Panther Party Internationalism during the Cold War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501702396
eISBN:
9781501712715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702396.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how the Black Panther Party's (BPP) anticolonial vernacular sought to elide the differences between the black condition in the United States and anticolonial struggles in Asia, ... More


Timothy Leary: Voltage Smart

Mike Zwerin

in The Parisian Jazz Chronicles: An Improvisational Memoir

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108064
eISBN:
9780300127386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108064.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the author's thoughts on the death of American psychologist and author Timothy Leary. It discusses his meeting with Leary when he was in Algeria and explains that Leary and ... More


Arthur Koestler, The Twentieth-Century ‘Sceptic’, and Other Cold War Pilgrims

Ashley Lavelle

in The politics of betrayal: Renegades and ex-radicals from Mussolini to Christopher Hitchens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088162
eISBN:
9781781706169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088162.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Among the renegades who embraced a wide range of movements and causes – in some instances, so many that the break with radicalism appears as just one step in a long series – probably the most ... More


The Occupied Territory: Homosexuality and History in Amiri Baraka’s Black Arts

Darieck Scott

in Extravagant Abjection: Blackness, Power, and Sexuality in the African American Literary Imagination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740941
eISBN:
9780814786543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740941.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses primarily on Black Arts Movement intellectual LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka and his semi-autobiographical novel The System of Dante's Hell (1965) and essays that appear in the ... More


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