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The Resource A renegade history of the United States, Thaddeus Russell

A renegade history of the United States, Thaddeus Russell

Label
A renegade history of the United States
Title
A renegade history of the United States
Statement of responsibility
Thaddeus Russell
Title variation
Renegade history of the U.S
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that criminals, prostitutes, rebels, and others on the fringes of society were largely responsible for such American achievements as the Revolutionary War, labor unions, women's liberation, the fall of the Soviet Union, and gay rights
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
373534
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Russell, Thaddeus
Dewey number
303.48/4086930973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN57
LC item number
.R792 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Dissenters
  • Radicalism
  • Individualism
  • Social change
Target audience
adult
Label
A renegade history of the United States, Thaddeus Russell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-361) and index
Contents
Drunkards, laggards, prostitutes, pirates, and other heroes of the American revolution -- The freedom of slavery -- The slavery of freedom -- Whores and the origins of women's liberation -- A rhythmless nation -- From white chimps to Yankee doodles : the Irish -- The Jew was a Negro -- Italian-Americans : out of Africa -- Shopping : the real American Revolution -- How gangsters made America a better place -- "Behold a dictator" : fascism and the New Deal -- Just how popular was World War II? -- How juvenile delinquents won the Cold War -- "A process of self-purification" : the civil rights movement's attack on African Americans -- Gay liberation, American liberation -- Almost free : the promise and tragedy of rednecks and hippies
Control code
2010003416
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xiii, 382 p.
Isbn
9781416571063
Lccn
2010003416
Other physical details
ill.
Label
A renegade history of the United States, Thaddeus Russell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-361) and index
Contents
Drunkards, laggards, prostitutes, pirates, and other heroes of the American revolution -- The freedom of slavery -- The slavery of freedom -- Whores and the origins of women's liberation -- A rhythmless nation -- From white chimps to Yankee doodles : the Irish -- The Jew was a Negro -- Italian-Americans : out of Africa -- Shopping : the real American Revolution -- How gangsters made America a better place -- "Behold a dictator" : fascism and the New Deal -- Just how popular was World War II? -- How juvenile delinquents won the Cold War -- "A process of self-purification" : the civil rights movement's attack on African Americans -- Gay liberation, American liberation -- Almost free : the promise and tragedy of rednecks and hippies
Control code
2010003416
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xiii, 382 p.
Isbn
9781416571063
Lccn
2010003416
Other physical details
ill.

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