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Title:
Linked arms : a rural community resists nuclear waste
Author:
Peterson, Thomas Virgil, 1943-
Publication Information:
Albany : State University of New York Press, 2002.
Physical Description:
xv, 266 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1 THE STRUGGLE BEGINS 9 -- 2 BIRTH OF NONVIOLENT RESISTANCE 37 -- 3 DECLARATION OF WAR 61 -- 4 VIGILANCE AND RAGE 89 -- 5 DEFIANCE IN THE BITTER COLD 111 -- 6 LINKED ARMS 127 -- 7 DEFENDING THE SITES 145 -- 8 OUTSIDE THE LAW 173 -- 9 GRANDPARENTS, HORSES, AND MASKS 193.
ISBN:
9780791451311

9780791451328
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Summary

Summary

Shows how a rural group used civil disobedience to defy the nuclear industry and governmental authority, preventing the building of a nuclear dump in western New York.


Author Notes

Thomas V. Peterson is Professor of Religious Studies at Alfred University and the author of Ham and Japheth: The Mythic World of Whites in the Antebellum South.


Table of Contents

List of Maps and Illustrationsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Prologuep. 1
1 The Struggle Beginsp. 9
2 Birth of Nonviolent Resistancep. 37
3 Declaration of Warp. 61
4 Vigilance and Ragep. 89
5 Defiance in the Bitter Coldp. 111
6 Linked Armsp. 127
7 Defending the Sitesp. 145
8 Outside the Lawp. 173
9 Grandparents, Horses, and Masksp. 193
Epiloguep. 223
Sourcesp. 233
Appendix People Arrested in ACNAG Actionsp. 253
Index of Names and Identificationsp. 259