America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s / Edition 2

America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s / Edition 2

by Maurice Isserman, Michael Kazin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195160479

ISBN-13: 9780195160475

Pub. Date: 08/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s, Third Edition, is the definitive interpretive survey of the political, social, and cultural history of 1960s America. For this edition, the authors have expanded coverage of youth movements and the New Left to include Latino and Asian radical movements, deepened their analysis of the emergence of feminism, and added…  See more details below

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America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s, Third Edition, is the definitive interpretive survey of the political, social, and cultural history of 1960s America. For this edition, the authors have expanded coverage of youth movements and the New Left to include Latino and Asian radical movements, deepened their analysis of the emergence of feminism, and added discussions of the sixties in other countries. The chapters on religion and the revival of conservatism have been updated to include recent studies that underscore how broad and deep the conservative movement of the 1960s proved to be. Now featuring new images to better illustrate the era, America Divided, Third Edition, defines, discusses, and analyzes all sides of the political, social, and cultural conflicts of the 1960s in a swiftly moving narrative.

About the Author:
Maurice Isserman is Professor of History at Hamilton College

About the Author:
Michael Kazin is Professor of History at Georgetown University

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195160475
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1Gathering of the Forces7
2Black Ordeal, Black Freedom23
3The New Frontier of American Liberalism47
4Why Did the United States Fight in Vietnam?67
5196385
6The Rise of the Great Society107
71965131
8The Making of a Youth Culture151
9The New Left173
10The Fall of the Great Society195
11The Conservative Revival213
121968229
13Many Faiths: The '60s Reformation249
14No Cease-Fire: 1969-1974269
Conclusion: Winners, Losers, and Consequences301
Critical Events During the Long 1960s311
Bibliographical Essay319
Notes325
Index355

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