Protest Nation: Words That Inspired A Century of American Radicalism

Protest Nation: Words That Inspired A Century of American Radicalism

John McMillian


Protest Nation is a advisor throughout the speeches, letters, broadsides, essays, and manifestos that shape the spine of the yankee radical culture within the 20th century. With examples from socialists, feminists, union organizers, civil-rights employees, homosexual and lesbian activists, and environmentalists that experience served as beacons for thousands, the quantity additionally comprises short introductory essays via the editors that supply a wealthy biographical and ancient context for every choice integrated. choices comprise a fiery speech by means of socialist Eugene Debs, an impressive treatise on animal liberation by way of Peter Singer, "Silent Spring" via Rachel Carson, Harvey Milk's "The wish Speech" and plenty of others.

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