Immigrant Left in the United States Paul Buhle

ISBN: 9780585034669

Published: May 13th 2014

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353 pages


Immigrant Left in the United States  by  Paul Buhle

Immigrant Left in the United States by Paul Buhle
May 13th 2014 | Unknown Binding | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 353 pages | ISBN: 9780585034669 | 3.60 Mb

Paul Merlyn Buhle is a (retired) Senior Lecturer at Brown University, author or editor of 35 volumes including histories of radicalism in the United States and the Caribbean, studies of popular culture, and a series of nonfiction comic art volumes. He is the authorized biographer of C. L. R.

James.Paul Buhle graduated from the University of Illinois in 1966, where he had been a spokesperson for the chapter of Students for a Democratic Societys antiwar activities. He received a Masters degree from the University of Connecticut (in 1967) and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison (in 1975). He had been active in the civil rights movement in SDS, and a member for some months of the Socialist Labor Party.[1] In 2006-07, he was one of the founding figures of the new Students for a Democratic Society, and more recently a leader of the Movement for a Democratic Society.Buhle was founding editor of the journal Radical America (1967–1999), an unofficial organ of Students for a Democratic Society,[2] founder of Cultural Correspondence (1977–83), a journal of popular culture studies, and founder and director of the Oral History of the American Left archive at New York University in 1976.

In Rhode Island, he co-founded the Rhode Island Labor History Society, was active in labor history and labor support activities and produced several popular histories of the states labor movement. He also produced Vanishing Rhode Island, a pictorial history and plea for preservation- and with his students, Underground Rhode Island. He has contributed frequently to the journals and newspapers The Nation, The Village Voice, Monthly Review, Jewish Currents, The Chronicle of Higher Education and The San Francisco Chronicle.Buhle is the co-author of four books on the history of the Hollywood Blacklist and the editor of a series of graphic non-fiction works by American comics artists and writers, among them Harvey Pekar, Sabrina Jones and Sharon Rudahl.Buhle taught at the Cambridge-Godard Graduate School, 1971–73 and lectured at the Rhode Island School of Design until accepting an appointment as Lecturer in History and American Civilization at Brown University in 1995.

In 1982-83 he created an archive at the Tamiment Library, New York University, on the Oral History of the American Left, with associated research on ethnic radicalism. He has served on the Board of the Minnesota Review, as Contributing Editor to Tikkun magazine, and on the editorial advisory board on Radical Americas (an on-line publication of MDS).

He has also been a sponsor of New Politics (magazine) and an advisor on documentary biographies of Howard Zinn, comic artist Will Eisner, and the labor martyrs Sacco and Vanzetti, and served as historian for the radio series Grandma was an Activist in the 1980s.

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