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Political Disappointment

A Cultural History from Reconstruction to the AIDS Crisis

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$39.95 • £34.95 • €36.95

ISBN 9780674248656

Publication Date: 05/30/2023


256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

14 photos

Belknap Press


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  • Introduction: Loss and American Culture
  • 1. Failures of the Reconstruction: History and Disappointment
  • 2. Transcribing Losses: The Popular Front and Its Afterlives
  • 3. “I Stand Mute”: Civil Rights Cacophony and Quiet
  • 4. Senses of Solidarity: Voice, Vision, and Feminism in Crisis
  • 5. The Ancestors’ Breath: AIDS and Aural Coalitions
  • Coda
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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