The Protest Makers - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080252117, 9781483150598

The Protest Makers

1st Edition

The British Nuclear Disarmament Movement of 1958-1965, Twenty Years On

Authors: Richard Taylor Colin Pritchar
eBook ISBN: 9781483150598
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1980
Page Count: 200
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The Protest Makers: The British Nuclear Disarmament Movement of 1958-1965, Twenty Years On discusses issues regarding the British nuclear disarmament movement. The book is comprised of four parts that covers specific topic related to the movement, such as the political and ideological aspects of the movement. The text discusses the problems faced by the movement that prevented it in making a significant change in modern Britain. The book also analyzes the future activities and attitude of the movement. The text will be of great interest to individuals who are concerned with the trends of anti-nuclear movements, particularly in Britain.

Table of Contents

Part I "Something Ought to be Done": The Rise and Decline of the Nuclear Disarmament Movement

Part II "Where Have All the Marchers Gone?" The Protesters of 1958/65 and their Subsequent Development

Part III Leaders, Tactics and Strategies-A Case of Lost Direction

Part IV Twenty Years On - The Achievements and the Failures - An Evaluation

Postscript. CND Lives: The Last Campaign

Appendix I. Methodology

Appendix II. Questionnaire and Results

Appendix III. Brief Biographies




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About the Author

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is currently Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of York, where his research focuses on the development of novel synthetic methodology and the synthesis of natural products and related compounds of biological/medicinal interest. The methodology is concentrated primarily on organometallic, organosulfur and oxidation processes and the targets include, amino acids, carbohydrates, prostaglandins, and polyene and polyoxygenated natural products, particularly with activity as antibiotics and anti-cancer agents.

Richard Taylor is a graduate and postgraduate of the University of Sheffield, and he then carried out postdoctoral research at Syntex, California (Dr. I. T. Harrison) and University College London (Professor F. Sondheimer). His first academic appointment was at the Open University in Milton Keynes. This post gave Professor Taylor the opportunity to contribute to Open University textbooks, radio programmes and television productions on various aspects of organic chemistry. Professor Taylor then moved to UEA, Norwich where he established his independent research programme,before taking up his present position in York in 1993.

Richard Taylor is the current President of the Organic Division of the Royal Society of Chemistry and was awarded the 1999 RSC Tilden Lectureship and the 1999 RSC Heterocyclic Prize. He is currently the UK Regional Editor of the international journal Tetrahedron.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of York, York, UK

Colin Pritchar

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