Sale, Kirkpatrick.

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Dates:
Birth 1937-06-27
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Independent scholar and author, Kirkpatrick Sale graduated from Cornell University in 1958, and was editor of the Cornell Daily Sun. Initially a journalist, he worked for the New Leader and the New York Times magazine. He spent time in Ghana and wrote his first book about it. His second book was about Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). Subsequently books explored radical decentralism, bioregionalism, environmentalism, and the Luddites. He has continued to write for publications including The Nation, CounterPunch, The New York Review of Books, the Utne Reader, and Mother Jones. Since 2005, he has directed the Middlebury Institute which is dedicated to the study of separatism, secession, and self-determination.

From the description of Kirkpatrick Sale papers, 1958-2006. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 290460824

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Subjects:

  • Environmental archaeology
  • Technology--Social aspects
  • Decentralization in government
  • Steamboats--History
  • Science--Social aspects
  • Industrial revolution--History--19th century
  • Environmental policy
  • Technology and civilization
  • Working class--Political activity--History--19th century
  • Radicalism
  • Luddites
  • Inventors--Biography
  • Marine engineers--Biography
  • Nature--Effect of human beings on
  • Computers--Social aspects
  • Ecology--Philosophy
  • Riots--History--19th century
  • Green movement
  • Paleoanthropology

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  • United States (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • America (as recorded)