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By Martin Klimke, Joachim Scharloth

A concise reference for researchers at the protest pursuits of the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies, this publication covers the historical past of a few of the nationwide protest routine, the transnational features of those events, and the typical narratives and cultures of reminiscence surrounding them.

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American Protest Against the War in Vietnam, 1963–1975 (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1984); Charles DeBenedetti and Charles Chatfield, An American Ordeal. The Antiwar Movement of the Vietnam Era (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1990). 21. This opinion is supported by Van Gosse, “A Movement of Movements: The Definition and Periodization of the New Left,” in A Companion to Post-1945 America, ed. Jean-Christophe Agnew and Roy Rosenzweig (Malden: Blackwell, 2002), 277–302. 4 The Origins of the British New Left Madeleine Davis The political development of the British New Left followed a somewhat unique trajectory in comparison with the broad international New Left of the late 1960s.

Because of the substantial political and strategic differences between these organizations, however, this was never an option. The greatest obstacle on the way to international cooperation was the attitude toward Communism. Most peace groups gave way to public pressure and presented a strictly anti-Communist ideology so as not to be suspected of Communist subversion. This led to conflicts with those (mainly radical pacifist) organizations that rejected Communism but were in favor of an open-door policy, or a line of policy that allowed for some dialogue with organizations from the Eastern Bloc.

Hussey, Andrew. The Game of War. The Life and Death of Guy Debord. London: Jonathan Cape, 2001. Kaufmann, Vincent. Guy Debord. La révolution au service de la poésie. Paris: Fayard, 2001. Kunzelmann, Dieter. Leisten Sie keinen Widerstand! Bilder aus meinem Leben. Berlin: Transit, 1998. Marcus, Greil. Lipstick Traces. A Secret History of the Twentieth Century. London: Secker & Warburg, 1989. McDonough, Tom, ed. Guy Debord and the Situationist International. Texts and Documents. Cambridge, MA: MIT, 2002.

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