NONVIOLENCE IN AMERICA

A Documentary History

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Order Code: ING674    ISBN : 9781626982918
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Documenting the history of nonviolence in the United States from colonial times to the present, this extensive compilation of firsthand sources begins with a letter by William Penn to the Delaware Indians and ends with writings by individuals taking a stand against completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

In between is a chronicle of activism and resistance in such campaigns as the abolitionist cause, women’s suffrage, civil rights, and opposition to war. Included are accounts of sit-down strikes, draft resistance, and the March on the Pentagon as well as classic texts by Henry David Thoreau, William James, Martin Luther King, Jr., Dorothy Day, and others.

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Copyright

2018

Publisher

Orbis

Pages

421

Edition

Third Edition

Grade

10 and up

ISBN

9781626982918

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