New PDF release: Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers

By Deborah Gray White

Remembered as an period of peace and prosperity, turn-of-the-millennium the US used to be additionally a time of mass protest. however the political calls for of the marchers appeared secondary to an pressing wish for renewal and recovery felt by way of humans from all walks of existence. Drawing on hundreds of thousands of private tales, Deborah grey White explores how american citizens sought greater methods of residing in, and working with, a swiftly altering global. From the Million guy, Million lady, and Million mother Marches to the Promise Keepers and LGBT protests, White finds a humans misplaced of their personal state. Mass gatherings provided an opportunity to bond with like-minded others opposed to a continuing tide of loneliness and isolation. by means of partaking, participants opened a door to self-discovery that energized their quests for order, autonomy, own which means, and fellowship in a society that appeared antagonistic to such deeper human wishes. relocating ahead in time, White additionally exhibits what marchers discovered approximately themselves and people amassed round them. the result's an eye-opening reconsideration of a defining time in modern America.

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