Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13
Topics
Discussion
Announcements

The Intercollegiate Socialist Society, 1905-1921: Origins of the Modern American Student Movement


reviewed by Philip G. Altbach 1982

coverTitle: The Intercollegiate Socialist Society, 1905-1921: Origins of the Modern American Student Movement
Author(s): Max Horn
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: 0891585842, Pages: , Year:
Search for book at Amazon.com

While American students have never overthrown the government as students have done in many Third World nations, they have from time to time been dramatically involved in politics. The student movements of the 1960s are perhaps the main example of political involvement but by no means the only one. This volume provides an important piece of the history of American student political activism. While it is not quite true that the Intercollegiate Socialist Society (ISS) constituted the sole origin of the American student movement, as Max Horn claims, it is certainly a very important part of the development of modern American student activism. There are, of course, earlier manifestations of student political activism that Max Horn neglects to mention, such as antislavery efforts and earlier political and social concerns. But ISS is the first lasting, avowedly ideological, political student organization and, as such, has an important place in the history... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Sign-in
Email:
Password:
Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
 
Purchase this Article
Purchase The Intercollegiate Socialist Society, 1905-1921: Origins of the Modern American Student Movement
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
$12
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
$25
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.
$210


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 83 Number 4, 1982, p. 647-649
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 758, Date Accessed: 10/20/2017 3:19:53 AM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles
There are no related articles to display

Related Discussion
 
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • Philip Altbach
    State University of New York, Buffalo
    E-mail Author

Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue

Submit
EMAIL

Twitter

RSS