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America divided : the civil war of the 1960s

Author: Maurice Isserman; Michael Kazin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Provides an interpretive survey of the political, social, and cultural history of 1960s America. Written by two top experts on the era - Maurice Isserman, a scholar of the Left and Michael Kazin, a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Isserman, Maurice.
America divided.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)681501823
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Isserman; Michael Kazin
ISBN: 0195160460 9780195160468 0195160479 9780195160475
OCLC Number: 51330552
Description: xii, 371 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Gathering of the forces --
Black ordeal, Black freedom --
The new frontier of American liberalism --
Why did the United States fight in Vietnam --
1963 --
The rise of the great society --
1965 --
The making of a youth culture --
The new left --
The fall of the great society --
The conservative revival --
1968 --
Many faiths: the '60s reformation --
No cease-fire: 1969-1974 --
Conclusion: winners, losers, and consequences --
Critical events during the long 1960s.
Responsibility: Maurice Isserman, Michael Kazin.
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"A knowing and highly readable narrative."--Evan Thomas in The Washington Post"Isserman and Kazin write with a marvelous mix of poignancy and wit. They take seriously the grand dreams of the era and Read more...

 
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