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Nonviolence in America : A Documentary History
Nonviolence in America A Documentary History Author:Straughton Lynd (Editor) This volume was first published by Bobbs-Merrill in its American Heritage Series under the general editorship of Leonard W. Levy and Alfred Young. — Covering the entire sweep of American history, The American Heritage Series draws its material from primary sources. Skillful annotation and interpretive introductions add to the vitality of these wo... more »rks and contribute to the cohesive character of the series, which includes more than forty volumes.
Staughton Lynd, former instructor at Spelman College, currently teaches courses in the American revolution and southern history at Yale. Mr. Lynd's personal commitment to the causes of civil rights and pacifism are well known.
Part I: Quakers: William Penn, John Woolman, Anthony Benezet
Part II: Abolitionists: William Lloyd Garrison, Adin Ballou, Henry David Thoreau, Wendell Phillips, Elihu Burrit
Part III: Anarchists: Michael Schwab, August Spies, Benjamin Tucker, Emma Goldman
Part IV: William James, Clarence Darrow, Suffragettes
Part V: Conscientious Objectors, World War I: Roger Baldwin and others, Jane Addams, Ammon Hennacy
Part VI: Trade Unionists: William Haywood, Joel Seidman
Part VII: Conscientious Objectors, World War II: Richard Gregg, Donald Benedict and others, Mulford Sibley, Asa Wardlaw
Part VIII: Direct Action for Peace, Post-World War II: Maurice McCracken, A. J. Muste, Albert Bigelow, Wilmer Young, Quebec-Washington-Guantanamo Walk for Peace, Declaration of Conscience Against the War in Vietnam
Part IX: Direct Action for Civil Rights, Post-World War II: Martin Luther King Jr, CORE and SNCC, Thomas Gaither, William Mahoney, Voter Registration Southwest Mississippi, Voter Registration Southwest Georgia, Birmingham Manifesto, John Lewis, Bayard Rustin
Part X: Nonviolent Revolution: Reinhold Niehbur, David Dellinger« less