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📒Voices Of Freedom ✍ Eric Foner
✏Voices of Freedom Book Summary : The best-selling companion reader to the Give Me Liberty! family of books.
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📒Voices Of Freedom ✍ Henry Hampton
✏Voices of Freedom Book Summary : In this monumental volume, Henry Hampton, creator and executive producer of the acclaimed PBS series Eyes on the Prize, and Steve Fayer, series writer, draw upon nearly one thousand interviews with civil rights activists, politicians, reporters, Justice Department officials, and hundreds of ordinary people who took part in the struggle, weaving a fascinating narrative of the civil rights movement told by the people who lived it. Join brave and terrified youngsters walking through a jeering mob and up the steps of Central High School in Little Rock. Listen to the vivid voices of the ordinary people who manned the barricades, the laborers, the students, the housewives without whom there would have been no civil rights movements at all. This remarkable oral history brings to life country's great struggle for civil rights as no conventional narrative can. You will hear the voices of those who defied the blackjacks, who went to jail, who witnessed and policed the movement; of those who stood for and against it—voices from the heart of America. From the Trade Paperback edition.
📒Voices Of Freedom Western Interference ✍ Anna Bischof
✏Voices of Freedom Western Interference Book Summary : English summary: The authors of this anthology look at the background, program and influence of the radio station Radio Free Europe during the Cold War. Foreign radio stations played a major role during the Cold War. Radio Free Europe (RFE), which was founded in Munich in 1951, was for many people on the other side of the "iron curtain" one of the most important alternative sources of information available. Although it was crucial to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the subsequent democratization of Eastern Europe, its history has to date seen little research. The contributions in this volume illuminate the political background of RFE and analyze the journalistic practices as well as the contents and reception of its programs. German description: In den Auseinandersetzungen zwischen West und Ost im Kalten Krieg erlangten Rundfunksender eine neue Bedeutung: Anders als die traditionellen Printmedien konnten Radiowellen den Eisernen Vorhang durchdringen. Im Mai 1951 nahm das amerikanische Radio Free Europe (RFE) in Munchen seinen Sendebetrieb auf. Es beschaftigte Emigranten, die mit ihren Sendungen fur ihre Heimatlander eine alternative Berichterstattung uber die politische und gesellschaftliche Lage im Land sowie uber die westliche Kultur bereitstellten. Wahrend die sozialistischen Staaten versuchten den Empfang von RFE zu verhindern, war der Sender fur viele Menschen in der Tschechoslowakei, Polen, Ungarn, Rumanien und Bulgarien uber Jahrzehnte eine der wenigen alternativen Informationsquellen. Obwohl RFE damit grosse Bedeutung fur die (Wieder-)Etablierung der Demokratie im ostlichen Europa zukommt, ist die Geschichte des Senders bislang kaum erforscht.Die Beitrage des vorliegenden Bandes nahern sich dem Thema aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven. Sie beleuchten die politischen Hintergrunde und analysieren die sich wandelnde journalistische Praxis, Programminhalte sowie die Rezeption der Sendungen. Der Band stellt damit den aktuellen Forschungsstand zum Thema dar. Er umfasst Beitrage etablierter Wissenschaftler und jungerer Forscher aus Europa und den USA, Erinnerungen von Zeitzeugen runden den Band ab.
📒Enduring Freedom Enduring Voices ✍ Michael G. Walling
✏Enduring Freedom Enduring Voices Book Summary : “Michael Walling has honored the American men and women who served in Operation Enduring Freedom by helping them tell their own stories. This is the war in Afghanistan as experienced by the people who fought it.” General Tommy R. Franks, Ret. The war in Afghanistan has seen men and women thrown into America's longest sustained combat operation. For over 13 years, US military personnel have been embroiled in a conflict unlike any other, in a hostile country where danger and death lurk at every turn. The nature of the fighting has transformed not only the entire structure of the US military, but the lives of every soldier, sailor, marine, coast guardsman, and airman who served there. There have been many tales told of this most recent Afghan war, but until now no single work has combined the strategic view of high-level commanders with the perspective of soldiers on the ground. This book places the first-hand accounts of serving men and women into the context of the military operations. Drawing on gripping oral histories from theater commanders, Special Forces troops, reconstruction teams, and everyday soldiers, Michael G. Walling analyzes operations as they were experienced by individuals, from those immediately following 9/11 through to those in 2014 as US troops prepared to withdraw. He also charts the evolution of US military structure as it was forced to adapt to cope with the non-conventional, but nonetheless deadly threats of asymmetric warfare, as well as detailing covert ops, infrastructure rebuilding, and the training of Afghan forces. Resonating across gender, age, nationality, and ethnicity, this book is not just a document of US fortunes in a far-flung conflict. It is a tribute to the determination, heroism, sacrifice, and the strength of the human spirit.
📒Many Minds One Heart ✍ Wesley C. Hogan
✏Many Minds One Heart Book Summary : How did the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee break open the caste system in the American South between 1960 and 1965? In this innovative study, Wesley Hogan explores what SNCC accomplished and, more important, how it fostered significant social change in such a short time. She offers new insights into the internal dynamics of SNCC as well as the workings of the larger civil rights and Black Power movement of which it was a part. As Hogan chronicles, the members of SNCC created some of the civil rights movement's boldest experiments in freedom, including the sit-ins of 1960, the rejuvenated Freedom Rides of 1961, and grassroots democracy projects in Georgia and Mississippi. She highlights several key players--including Charles Sherrod, Bob Moses, and Fannie Lou Hamer--as innovators of grassroots activism and democratic practice. Breaking new ground, Hogan shows how SNCC laid the foundation for the emergence of the New Left and created new definitions of political leadership during the civil rights and Vietnam eras. She traces the ways other social movements--such as Black Power, women's liberation, and the antiwar movement--adapted practices developed within SNCC to apply to their particular causes. Many Minds, One Heart ultimately reframes the movement and asks us to look anew at where America stands on justice and equality today.
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📒Living For The City ✍ Donna Jean Murch
✏Living for the City Book Summary : In this nuanced and groundbreaking history, Donna Murch argues that the Black Panther Party (BPP) started with a study group. Drawing on oral history and untapped archival sources, she explains how a relatively small city with a recent history of African American settlement produced such compelling and influential forms of Black Power politics. During an era of expansion and political struggle in California's system of public higher education, black southern migrants formed the BPP. In the early 1960s, attending Merritt College and other public universities radicalized Huey Newton, Bobby Seale, and many of the young people who joined the Panthers' rank and file. In the face of social crisis and police violence, the most disfranchised sectors of the East Bay's African American community--young, poor, and migrant--challenged the legitimacy of state authorities and of an older generation of black leadership. By excavating this hidden history, Living for the City broadens the scholarship of the Black Power movement by documenting the contributions of black students and youth who created new forms of organization, grassroots mobilization, and political literacy.
📒Voices At Work ✍ Alan Bogg
✏Voices at Work Book Summary : This edited collection is the culmination of a comparative project on 'Voices at Work' funded by the Leverhulme Trust 2010 - 2013. The book aims to shed light on the problematic concept of worker 'voice' by tracking its evolution and its complex interactions with various forms of law. Contributors to the volume identify the scope for continuity of legal approaches to voice and the potential for change in a sample of industrialised English speaking common law countries, namely Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK, and USA. These countries, facing broadly similar regulatory dilemmas, have often sought to borrow and adapt certain legal mechanisms from one another. The variance in the outcomes of any attempts at 'borrowing' seems to demonstrate that, despite apparent membership of a 'common law' family, there are significant differences between industrial systems and constitutional traditions, thereby casting doubt on the notion that there are definitive legal solutions which can be applied through transplantation. Instead, it seems worth studying the diverse possibilities for worker voice offered in divergent contexts, not only through traditional forms of labour law, but also such disciplines as competition law, human rights law, international law and public law. In this way, the comparative study highlights a rich multiplicity of institutions and locations of worker voice, configured in a variety of ways across the English-speaking common law world. This book comprises contributions from many leading scholars of labour law, politics and industrial relations drawn from across the jurisdictions, and is therefore an exceedingly comprehensive comparative study. It is addressed to academics, policymakers, legal practitioners, legislative drafters, trade unions and interest groups alike. Additionally, while offering a critique of existing laws, this book proposes alternative legal tools to promote engagement with a multitude of 'voices' at work and therefore foster the effective deployment of law in industrial relations.
📒Gayl Jones ✍ Casey Clabough
✏Gayl Jones Book Summary : "Gayl Jones has a lived a life dedicated to the art of "verbal authenticity." This first single-author study of Gayl Jones recovers the work of an under-examined yet immensely skillful contemporary writer. The book addresses crucial themes germane to Jone