Global Revolutions of 1968 (The Norton Casebooks in History) / Edition 1

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Overview

The revolutions of 1968 represent the culmination of 1960's protest movements across the globe.
This casebook explores the common sources of protest and the mechanisms by which unrest became a global phenomenon. It also includes in-depth discussion of how different countries reacted to the protests. The documents reveal common experiences across national boundaries for protesters and government officials alike. In particular, the voices of protesters included here illustrate how events emerged from a constellation of ideas circulating among young people in different cultures.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393927443
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/19/2006
  • Series: Norton Casebooks in History
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 833,827
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeremi Suri, (University of Wisconsin—Madison) is the author of Power and Protest: Global Revolution and the Rise of Détente and a forthcoming biography of Henry Kissinger.
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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     viii
Introduction     x
Origins of the Global Revolutions     1
20th Party Congress Speech (24-25 February 1956)     1
The Rising Tide of Racial Consciousness (1960)     10
Concerning Violence     18
Address of the Honorable John F. Kennedy Accepting the Nomination for the Presidency of the United States (15 July 1960)     25
The Sharon Statement (11 September 1960)     32
Ten-Point Manifesto (December 1960)     34
The Kingly Way and the Tyrannical Way (25 February 1962)     35
The Port Huron Statement (1962)     40
Special Message to the Congress: The American Promise (15 March 1965)     50
Excerpt from The African Dream: The Diaries of the Revolutionary War in the Congo     61
Political Preface 1966     72
1968     83
Talk to Leaders of the Centre (21 July 1966)     83
Excerpt from Memoirs     86
The Students and the Revolution (7 March 1968)     118
Interview by Jean-Paul Sartre (20 May 1968)     132
The Politics of Sex (Fall 1968)     141
Two Thousand Words for Workers, Farmers, Scientists, Artists, and Everyone (27 June 1968)     158
Memorandum of Conversation between Leonid Brezhnevand Alexander Dubcek (13 August 1968)     166
The Mexican Student Movement: Its Meaning and Perspectives     184
Mexican Student Poems     198
For a Worker/Peasant/Student Alliance (12 September 1968)     200
Interview (1969)     206
Restless Youth (September 1968)     216
The Pitfalls of Liberalism (January 1969)     238
Reactions and Legacies     247
Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin, and National Security Council Advisor Walt Rostow, Summary of Their Meeting (20 August 1968)     247
Correspondence (2 July 1969-10 October 1970)     254
Memorandum of Conversation (21 February 1972)     259
Basic Principles of Relations Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (29 May 1972)     268
Memorandum of Conversation (6 November 1970)     272
Memorandum (11 July 1975)     278
Vietnam II (30 November 1976)     280
Blind on the Left (20 February 1978)     282
Charter 77-Declaration (1 January 1977)     284
Excerpt from Memoirs     290
Interpretations     301
The Dream of a New Society     301
The Consummation of a Cultural Revolution     309
Power and Protest      316
Supplementary Bibliography     324
Credits     330
Index     333
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