The Sixties / Edition 4

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Overview

A compact account of the turbulent 1960s.

Terry Anderson tackles the question of why America experienced a full decade of tumult and change, the reverberations and consequences from which are still felt today.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205744282
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 8/8/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 442,819
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Terry Anderson

Terry Anderson, a Vietnam veteran, has taught in Malaysia and Japan. He was a Fulbright professor in China and the Mary Ball Washington Professor of American History at University College, Dublin. He is the author of numerous articles on the 1960s and the Vietnam War, co-author of A Flying Tiger's Diary and author of United States, Great Britain, and the Cold War, 1944-1947; The Movement and the Sixties; and The Pursuit of Fairness: A History of Affirmative Action. His other most recent book is Bush's Wars, forthcoming 2011.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

About the Author

Introduction: Cold War America: Seedbed of the 1960s

Won the War, Lost the Peace

Searching for Subversives

Ike Takes Charge

Creeping Conformity

Happy Days

Seeds of Discontent

Rebels Without a Cause

Great Expectations

Chapter 1: The Years of Hope and Idealism, 1960-1963

The Torch Has Been Passed

Communism Abroad

Civil Rights at Home

Khrushchev

Prodding JFK

“One Hell of a Gamble”

King

Diem

Kennedy

Chapter 2: The Pinnacle of Liberalism, 1964-1965

The Rights Revolution

Johnson Liberalism

Freedom Summer

Sixties Generation

Tonkin Gulf and the 1964 Election

Launching the Great Society

LBJ Expands Civil Rights

LBJ Americanizes the Vietnam War

Great Society

Chapter 3: Days of Decision, 1965-1967

“A Time Bomb of Black Rage”

“We’ll Lick Them”

Black Power!

Riots, Rebellion, and Responses

My Country, Right or Wrong?

Summer of Discontent

Summer of Love

“Vietnam Is Here”

Chapter 4: 1968

LBJ’s Decline and Fall

“I’ve Been to the Mountaintop”

Revolution?

Gene and Bobby

The Silent Majority

Chicago 1968

1968 Finale

Chapter 5: From Counterculture to Sixties Culture

“There Must Be Some Way Out of Here”

Weltanschauung

Builders of the Dawn

Tribal Gatherings

Establishment’s Nightmare

“America Will Never Be the Same Again”

Chapter 6: Days of Discord, 1969-1970
Nixon

Third-World Revolutionaries and Militants

Empowerment

Liberation

'‘Enough!’ to War”

Green Power

Civil War

Chapter 7: The Climax and Demise of the Sixties 1970-1973

Sixties Culture

Strike for Equality

Nixon

Vietnam: Fatal Wounds

Think Global: Act Local

“Women in Revolt”

Climax

New Democrats versus Nixon

Demise

Legacies: The Decade of Tumult and Change

Politics

Minorities

Women

Students

Foreign Policy

Culture

Additional Reading

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