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The shattering : America in the 1960s

Author: Kevin Boyle
Publisher: New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"From the National Book Award winner, a masterful history of the decade that exploded America's postwar order. On July 4, 1961, the rising middle-class families of a Chicago neighborhood gathered before their flag-bedecked houses, a vision of the American Dream. That vision was shattered over the following decade, its inequities at home and arrogance abroad challenged by powerful civil rights and antiwar movements.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Boyle
ISBN: 9780393355994 0393355993
OCLC Number: 1233266142
Description: xv, 456 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Eddy street --
Twilight wars --
The beloved community --
The dead --
Bending --
The revolutions of 1965 --
Turning and turning --
Waist deep in the big muddy --
The cruelest months --
Nobodies --
Coming home.
Other Titles: Shattering :
America in the 1960s
America in the nineteen sixties
Responsibility: Kevin Boyle.

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From the National Book Award winner, a masterful history of the decade that exploded America's postwar order.  Read more...

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"[A] rich, layered account of the 1960s." -- Jennifer Szalai - The New York Times "[A] luminous guide to a tumultuous decade...Boyle elegantly narrates the '60s through his three lenses - race, Read more...

 
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