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by Nancy Roberts

eBook American Peace Writers, Editors, and Periodicals: A Dictionary download ISBN: 0313268428
Author: Nancy Roberts
Publisher: Greenwood (June 30, 1991)
Language: English
Pages: 408
ePub: 1571 kb
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Category: Political
Subcategory: Politics and Government

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Peace Movements Appendix B: Affiliations Selected Bibliography Index.

Roberts 1991, p. 81. ^ Warner, . The Library of the World's Best Literature. Roberts, Nancy L. (June 1991). An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. The Reader's Dictionary of Authors". Retrieved 31 July 2018.

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Most of her books first appeared as serials Douglas was State superintendent of the department of peace and arbitration of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union.

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A cumulative index to biographical material in books and magazines.

New York: Greenwood Press, 1991. A cumulative index to biographical material in books and magazines. Volume 15: September, 1986-August, 1988. BioIn 15). Biography Index. Volume 16: September, 1988-August, 1990. BioIn 16). Volume 17: September, 1990-August, 1992. BioIn 17).

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Other American writers who were laureates include such household names as . Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, and John Steinbeck. It was in the Puritan colonies that published American literature was born, with writers like Thomas Hooker and Roger Williams producing works to promote their visions of the religious state. Perhaps the first book to be published by in America was the Bay Psalm Book in 1640, produced by thirty ministers, led by Richard Mather and John Cotton. It was followed by passionate histories like Edward Johnson’s Wonder-Working Providence (1654) and Cotton and Mather’s epic Magnalia Christi Americana (1702).

New York: Greenwood Press, 1991. Olin Ref JX1962 A2 R63x 1991 Contains biographical profiles of American journalists and writers known for their advocacy for peace (. Daniel Berrigan, Mildred Scott Olmsted, Martin Luther King, Cordell Hull, Daniel Ellsberg). Biographical Dictionary of Modern Peace Leaders. Greenwood Press, 1985. Olin Ref JX1962 A2 B61 Contains biographical entries focusing on the subject's work, thought, and activity as a peace leader.

This dictionary provides information on the writers, editors, and publications that have carried on a strong American tradition of peace advocacy that goes back to colonial times. The only work of its kind, the dictionary contains entries for some 400 individuals and more than 200 periodicals that represent viewpoints ranging from radical nonresistance, religious pacifism, and racial nonviolence, to selective anti-war positions and advocacy of world government.

Professor Roberts' introduction presents an interpretive overview of peace advocacy and the various print media that became vehicles for it, including mainstream magazines and church or peace movement publications such as tracts, books, and pamphlets. Each entry summarizes the individual's literary contributions and lists known affiliations with periodicals, peace organizations, and religious groups. The bibliographic section documents a representative selection of periodicals that have sought to promote peace at various times in America's history. The volume also includes information on peace organizations and the writers and editors affiliated with them. The product of meticulous research, this reference dictionary brings together a rich collection of material on the writers, social reformers, and publications that have shaped American pacifist tradition. Of interest for the fields of American social history, journalism and communication history, and religion, as well as peace studies.