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The 1960s
     

The 1960s

by Timothy P. Maga
 
Maga (American heritage, Bradley U., Peoria, Illinois) has placed the focus of this chronological reference work on the political events in the US in the 1960s, with lengthy treatment of the presidents, especially Kennedy and Johnson, and the political trends of their years in office. The Vietnam War, the civil rights movement, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and trends in

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Maga (American heritage, Bradley U., Peoria, Illinois) has placed the focus of this chronological reference work on the political events in the US in the 1960s, with lengthy treatment of the presidents, especially Kennedy and Johnson, and the political trends of their years in office. The Vietnam War, the civil rights movement, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and trends in fashion and popular music are among the major themes. Each chapter includes a narrative of the main events and concerns of the period, followed by an annotated timeline, and selection of excerpts from speeches and documents. Appendices contain primary documents, short biographies, maps, graphs, and a bibliography. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816048090
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Series:
Eyewitness History Series
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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