The Resource In love and struggle: : the revolutionary lives of James and Grace Lee Boggs, Stephen M. Ward, (ebook)

In love and struggle: : the revolutionary lives of James and Grace Lee Boggs, Stephen M. Ward, (ebook)

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In love and struggle: : the revolutionary lives of James and Grace Lee Boggs
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In love and struggle:
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the revolutionary lives of James and Grace Lee Boggs
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Stephen M. Ward
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eng
Summary
James Boggs (1919-1993) and Grace Lee Boggs (1915-2015) were two largely unsung but critically important figures in the black freedom struggle. Born and raised in Alabama, James Boggs came to Detroit during the Great Migration, becoming an automobile worker and a union activist. Grace Lee was a Chinese American scholar who studied Hegel, worked with Caribbean political theorist C. L. R. James, and moved to Detroit to work toward a new American revolution. As husband and wife, the couple was influential in the early stages of what would become the Black Power movement, laying the intellectual foundation for racial and urban struggles during one of the most active social movement periods in recent U.S. history. Stephen Ward details both the personal and the political dimensions of the Boggses' lives, highlighting the vital contributions these two figures made to black activist thinking. At once a dual biography of two crucial figures and a vivid portrait of Detroit as a center of activism, Ward's book restores the Boggses, and the intellectual strain of black radicalism they shaped, to their rightful place in postwar American history
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Midwest
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1970-
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Ward, Stephen M.
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  • 323.092/2
  • B
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Justice, power, and politics
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  • Boggs, James
  • Boggs, Grace Lee
  • African American political activists
  • African American radicals
  • Chinese American women
  • Political activists
  • Civil rights workers
  • Black power
  • Socialism
  • Electronic books
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adult
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In love and struggle: : the revolutionary lives of James and Grace Lee Boggs, Stephen M. Ward, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781469617701
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11718685
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remote
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11718685
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MWT11718685
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
In love and struggle: : the revolutionary lives of James and Grace Lee Boggs, Stephen M. Ward, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469617701
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11718685
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11718685
System control number
MWT11718685
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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