NONVIOLENCE IN AMERICA
A Documentary History
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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.
10 and up