Democracy is in the streets from Port Huron to the siege of Chicago by James Miller

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass, London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Radicals -- United States -- Biography,
  • College students -- United States -- Political activity -- History,
  • Student movements -- United States -- History,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical notes and index.

Book details

Statementwith a new preface by the author ; James Miller.
The Physical Object
Paginationix,431p. ;
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23133400M
ISBN 100674197259

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