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Picturing resistance : moments and movements of social change from the 1950s to today  Cover Image Book Book

Picturing resistance : moments and movements of social change from the 1950s to today / Melanie Light and Ken Light.

Light, Melanie, 1958- (author.). Light, Ken, (author.).

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781984857583
  • ISBN: 1984857584
  • Physical Description: 233 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: California : Ten Speed Press, [2020]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-228) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- 1954-1964: a vision takes hold -- 1965-1974: youth rising -- 1975-1980: exhaustion and backlash -- 1986-1992: It's all about the economy -- 1994-2010: a new era in activism -- 2011-2019: activism in a time of repression and upheaval.
Summary, etc.:
"A compelling phographic look at the important moments in the history of progressive resistance in America--from the civil rights movement to present--that will inspire the activists and change-makers of today." -- Back cover.
"A compelling photographic history of the important moments of progressive resistance--from the civil rights movement to the present--to inspire the change-makers and activists of today"-- Provided by publisher.
Highlighting the social justice movements of the last seven decades, the Lights pair iconic images with narrative insight into the meaning behind the events: the women's, environmental, disability, and civil rights movements, as well as contemporary movements such as Black Lives Matter and March for Our Lives. A compelling photographic look at the important moments in the history of progressive resistance in America-- from the civil rights movement to present-- that will inspire the activists and change-makers of today. -- adapted from inside front cover, and back cover
Subject: Social movements > United States > History.
Protest movements > United States > History.
Social movements > United States > Pictorial works.
Protest movements > United States > Pictorial works.
Genre: Illustrated works.
History.
Pictorial works.
Illustrated works.

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