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Chicago '68

Author: David R Farber
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... Chicago '68 reconstructs the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago--an epochal moment in American cultural and political history. By drawing on a wide range of sources, Farber tells and retells the story of the protests in three different voices, from the perspectives of the major protagonists--the Yippies, the National Mobilization to End the War, and Mayor Richard J. Daley and his police. He brilliantly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David R Farber
ISBN: 0226238008 9780226238005 0226238016 9780226238012
OCLC Number: 16278125
Description: xxi, 304 pages, [6] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Abbreviations --
[pt. 1]. Narratives --
1. Making Yippie! --
2. The politics of laughter --
3. Gandhi and guerrilla --
4. Mobilizing in molasses --
5. The mayor and the meaning of clout --
6. The city of broad shoulders --
7. The streets belong to the people --
[pt. 2]. Analyses --
8. Inside Yippie! --
9. Thinning about the Mobe and Chicago '68 --
10. Public feelings --
Notes --
Index.
Other Titles: Chicago sixty-eight.
Responsibility: David Farber.
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