Your Waterstones card is changing, introducing...
TELL ME MORE
Prairie Power: Voices of 1960s Midwestern Student Protest (Hardback)
  • Prairie Power: Voices of 1960s Midwestern Student Protest (Hardback)
zoom

Prairie Power: Voices of 1960s Midwestern Student Protest (Hardback)

(author)
£51.95
Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 30/06/2004
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Focusing on former student radicals at the University of Missouri, the University of Kansas, and Southern Illinois University, Robbie Lieberman presents a side of history that has been neglected in previous studies. Prairie Power is a superb collection of oral histories of Midwestern student New Left activists from the 1960's. Previous literature on 1960s student activism has focused primarily on elite schools on the East and West Coasts. The primarily white male Midwestern student activists were basically looked upon as ""long-haired dope-smoking anarchists"" who were responsible for the downfall of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). The author, however, argues that Midwestern students did indeed play an important role in shaping the New Left in the latter half of the decade, and that their efforts were not only significant at the time, but also had a lasting impact on the universities and towns in which they were active. Lieberman begins by explaining the significance of ""prairie power"" and establishing its place in the history of 1960s protest. She then presents the oral histories.

Publisher: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 9780826215222
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 590 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 26 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Unwritten Rules of PhD Research
Added to basket
The Study Skills Book
Added to basket
A Guide to Uni Life (Revised Edition)
Added to basket
How to Get Into Oxbridge
Added to basket
Essential French Grammar
Added to basket
Practise & Pass: LNAT
Added to basket
The Oxford Tutorial
Added to basket
60 Successful Personal Statements
Added to basket
The Research Funding Toolkit
Added to basket
What are Universities For?
Added to basket
The Unexpected Professor
Added to basket
Ever to Excel
Added to basket
£25.00
Hardback
Passing Oxbridge Admissions Tests
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.