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America in white, black, and gray : a history of the stormy 1960s

Author: Klaus P Fischer
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No decade since the end of World War II has been as seminal in its historical significance as the 1960s. This work covers materials such as the Kennedy and Johnson presidencies; the Civil Rights  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Klaus P Fischer
ISBN: 9780826428264 0826428266
OCLC Number: 124025873
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: xi, 452 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Contents Introduction; 1. Fault Lines in a Land of Perfection; 2. The Pig in the Python: A Generation of Vipers?; 3. John F. Kennedy and the Camelot Image; 4. Searching for the Promised Land: The Struggle for Black Civil Rights; 5. The Rise and Fall of Liberalism under Lyndon Johnson; 6. Vietnam and Protest; 7. America Awash in Young People; 8. Countercultural Movements; 9. Peering into the Historical Looking Glass.
Responsibility: Klaus Fischer.

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