Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 65 items

  • Keywords: antiwar x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Political Action for Peace

Lily Geismer

in Don't Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157238
eISBN:
9781400852420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157238.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter demonstrates how the Vietnam War forced residents to grapple with the central role of defense spending in shaping the economy and labor market of the Route 128 area. The MIT scientists ... More


Reflections on Eqbal’s Life

Stuart Schaar

in Eqbal Ahmad: Critical Outsider in a Turbulent Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171564
eISBN:
9780231539920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Close friendship with Edward W. Said, leader of the US anti-war movement, a great teacher, return to Pakistan, attempting to establish a new university.


The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Joseph A. Fry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Place matters in how Americans have responded to and sought to influence US foreign policy. The dynamic of domestic regional influence on US foreign relations was especially apparent in the American ... More


Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Bruce Dancis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author of this book arrived at Cornell University in 1965 as a youth who was no stranger to political action. He grew up in a radical household and took part in the 1963 March on Washington as a ... More


The Catonsville Nine: An American Story

Shawn Francis Peters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827855
eISBN:
9780199950140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827855.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

On May 17th, 1968, a group of Catholic antiwar activists burst into a draft board in suburban Baltimore, stole hundreds of Selective Service records (which they called “death certificates”), and ... More


The Long Sixties: 1960–1973

Barry Seldes

in Leonard Bernstein: The Political Life of an American Musician

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257641
eISBN:
9780520943070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257641.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes the Gustav Mahler centennial that was celebrated by the Philharmonic in 1960. It looks at Bernstein's work, the Kaddish, which had great political significance and transformed ... More


Dangerous Grounds: Antiwar Coffeehouses and Military Dissent in the Vietnam Era

David L. Parsons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632018
eISBN:
9781469632032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632018.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As the Vietnam War divided the nation, a network of antiwar coffeehouses appeared in the towns and cities outside American military bases. Owned and operated by civilian activists, GI coffeehouses ... More


Women's Antiwar Diplomacy during the Vietnam War Era

Jessica M. Frazier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631790
eISBN:
9781469631813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631790.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1965, fed up with President Johnson’s refusal to make serious diplomatic efforts to end the Vietnam War, a group of female American peace activists decided to take matters into their own hands by ... More


“Do They Believe in God?”

Shawn Francis Peters

in The Catonsville Nine: An American Story

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827855
eISBN:
9780199950140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827855.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Roszel Cathcart Thomsen always seemed destined to carve out a formidable career in law. He did not just excel at Boys Latin, an all-boys school in Baltimore; he roared through the curriculum, ... More


“You Get the Kind of Freedom You Fight For”

Shawn Francis Peters

in The Catonsville Nine: An American Story

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827855
eISBN:
9780199950140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827855.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Philip Berrigan was drawn to the idea of storming draft boards after he attended an antiwar conference at the University of Chicago. There was much talk at the conference about impeding the war ... More


View: