America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s / Edition 4

America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s / Edition 4

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by Maurice Isserman, Michael Kazin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199765065

ISBN-13: 9780199765065

Pub. Date: 07/01/2011

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s, Fourth Edition, is the definitive 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 specialist in Right-wing politics and culture-this book provides a compelling tale of this

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America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s, Fourth Edition, is the definitive 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 specialist in Right-wing politics and culture-this book provides a compelling tale of this tumultuous era filled with fresh and persuasive insights.

For the fourth edition the authors have updated the text in light of new research, offering strong and thoughtful analysis of such key topics as the U.S. entry into the Vietnam War, youth culture, the New Left, and women and minority groups. Presenting the most even-handed overview of this turbulent period, America Divided, Fourth Edition, defines, discusses, and analyzes all sides of the political, social, and cultural conflicts of the 1960s in a swiftly moving narrative. It is ideal for courses in 1960s America and America since 1945, or for anyone interested in the last fifty years of American History.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199765065
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/01/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
118,360
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1. Gathering of the Forces
2. Black Ordeal, Black Freedom
3. The New Frontier of American Liberalism
4. Why Did the United States Fight in Vietnam?
5. 1963
6. The Rise of the Great Society
7. 1965
8. The Making of a Youth Culture
9. The New Left
10. The Fall of the Great Society
11. The Conservative Revival
12. 1968
13. Many Faiths: The '60s Reformation
14. No Cease-Fire: 1969-1974
Conclusion: Everything Changed
Critical Events During the Long 1960s
Bibliographic Essay
Notes
Index

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