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New ‘Old Leftist’ Aesthetics in the West German Contemporary Music Scene: The Cantata Streik bei Mannesmann (1973)

Beate Kutschke

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter investigates the socio-political background and music of the cantata Streik bei Mannesmann (1973) that was initiated by Wolfgang Florey and written by various young musicians such as ... More


Learning from the Left: Children's Literature, the Cold War, and Radical Politics in the United States

Julia L. Mickenberg

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195152807
eISBN:
9780199788903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152807.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

At the height of the Cold War, dozens of radical and progressive writers, illustrators, editors, librarians, booksellers, and teachers cooperated to create and disseminate children's books that ... More


From the Maturity Ethic to the Psychology of Power: The New Left, Feminism, and the Return to “Social Reality”

Eli Zaretsky

in Political Freud: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172448
eISBN:
9780231540148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172448.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter 5 concerns the Freud of the New Left and of radical feminism, arguably the last incarnation of political Freud. The chapter begins in cold war America, when Freudian thought was being ... More


Psychoanalysis, Authoritarianism, and the 1960s

Eli Zaretsky

in Psychoanalysis and Politics: Histories of Psychoanalysis under Conditions of Restricted Political Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744664
eISBN:
9780199932863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744664.003.0033
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Eli Zaretsky makes the case that authoritarianism is relevant to understanding the role of psychoanalysis in democratic societies, suggesting it takes the form of the enhancement and manipulation of ... More


A peculiar classic

Scott Hamilton

in The Crisis of Theory: E.P. Thompson, the New Left and Postwar British Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084355
eISBN:
9781781702338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084355.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

‘The Peculiarities of the English’ is perhaps the most celebrated of the four texts Edward Palmer Thompson collected in The Poverty of Theory and Other Essays. Through 1960, Thompson was kept busy ... More


Acting against the White Hate and New Left Threats

David Cunningham

in There's Something Happening Here: The New Left, the Klan, and FBI Counterintelligence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239975
eISBN:
9780520939240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239975.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

COINTELPRO against so-called white hate groups is not as straightforward as many have assumed. This chapter takes up this topic and shows that a close examination of COINTELPRO–White Hate Groups ... More


Support for Women's Liberation on the Left, New and Old

Carol Giardina

in Freedom for Women: Forging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034560
eISBN:
9780813039329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034560.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter traces the help extended by the Left to weomen's liberation movements. The term “Old Left” is used for describing Marxist-inspired parties and individuals and the term “New Left” refers ... More


Epilogue: Transforming an “All-White World”

Julia L. Mickenberg

in Learning from the Left: Children's Literature, the Cold War, and Radical Politics in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195152807
eISBN:
9780199788903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152807.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Council on Interracial Books for Children (CIBC) was founded in the mid-1960s by a group of Old Left activists. The Council, whose members helped to make children's literature more genuinely ... More


The Pivot of’68: New Left and New Right

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

America fought the Vietnam War as a warrant for its solidity as an anti-Communist ally. In so doing, it brought to the surface widespread concerns that consumerist capitalism was being corrupted by ... More


Mid‐Atlantic Musings: The ‘Question of Europe’ in British Intellectual Debates, 1961–2008 *

Georgios Varouxakis

in European Stories: Intellectual Debates on Europe in National Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594627
eISBN:
9780191595738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594627.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

Georgios Varouxakis starts the clock at Britain's first flirtation with EEC membership in 1961, outlining some reflections on the role that perceptions of British history have played in shaping the ... More


Elementary Republics and Little Platoons: The Neighborhood Self-Government Movement

Benjamin Looker

in A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The 1970s witnessed the rise of a radical and assertive drive for neighborhood sovereignty and self-government, a program that emerged in part from New Left activist and intellectual circles. United ... More


The Mouvement Populaire des Familles

Gerd‐Rainer Horn

in Western European Liberation Theology: The First Wave (1924-1959)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204496
eISBN:
9780191708145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204496.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Whereas the interwar time period saw the most innovative developments within specialised Catholic Action taking place within its working class youth organizations, the closing years of World War Two ... More


Aesthetic Theories and Revolutionary Practice: Nikolaus A. Huber and Clytus Gottwald in Dissent

Beate Kutschke

in Sound Commitments: Avant-Garde Music and the Sixties

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336641
eISBN:
9780199868551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336641.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

The West‐German avant‐garde music scene of the early 1970s—the period in which the spirit of the New Left manifested itself most intensively in the musical field—was especially marked by the numerous ... More


The New Left: The American Impress

Doug Rossinow

in Reframing 1968: American Politics, Protest and Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748698936
eISBN:
9781474445160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698936.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

1968 was a climactic year of the New Left’s struggle against the political establishment across a range of countries. This essay reconsiders the American New Left, locating its appearance in both ... More


The Movements

David Cunningham

in There's Something Happening Here: The New Left, the Klan, and FBI Counterintelligence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239975
eISBN:
9780520939240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239975.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces the movements that were the central targets of COINTELPRO–New Left and COINTELPRO–White Hate Groups, namely Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the United Klans of ... More


The New Left Shares the Credit

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

in The American Left: Its Impact on Politics and Society since 1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748668878
eISBN:
9780748695218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668878.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The New Left and its conservative opponents agree that the New Left caused American withdrawal from the Vietnam War, and, although there were other causes, there is some truth in the contention. The ... More


Freedom for Women: Forging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Carol Giardina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034560
eISBN:
9780813039329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034560.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In this first-hand history of the contemporary Women's Liberation Movement (WLM), the book argues against the prevalent belief that the movement grew out of frustrations over the male chauvinism ... More


There's Something Happening Here: The New Left, the Klan, and FBI Counterintelligence

David Cunningham

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239975
eISBN:
9780520939240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239975.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Using over twelve-thousand previously classified documents made available through the Freedom of Information Act, this book uncovers the inside story of the FBI's attempts to neutralize political ... More


A Generation Divided: The New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s

Rebecca Klatch

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217133
eISBN:
9780520922341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217133.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The 1960s was not just an era of civil rights, anti-war protest, women's liberation, hippies, marijuana, and rock festivals. The untold story of the 1960s is in fact about the New Right. For young ... More


Contested Notions of Revolution

Jaime M. Pensado

in Rebel Mexico: Student Unrest and Authoritarian Political Culture During the Long Sixties

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786539
eISBN:
9780804787291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786539.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines student unrest and government response in the aftermath of the Cuban Revolution. It explores the impact of this defining event on the leftist student political landscape at UNAM ... More


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