Sixties / Edition 3

Sixties / Edition 3

by Terry H. Anderson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321421671

ISBN-13: 9780321421678

Pub. Date: 05/12/2006

Publisher: Longman

In The Sixties, Terry Anderson tackles the question of why American experienced a full decade of tumult and change, whose reverberations and consequences are still being felt in America today.

Always appreciated for its brevity, wit and captivating style, The Sixties enters its third edition with expanded coverage of the most interesting and important events,

Overview

In The Sixties, Terry Anderson tackles the question of why American experienced a full decade of tumult and change, whose reverberations and consequences are still being felt in America today.

Always appreciated for its brevity, wit and captivating style, The Sixties enters its third edition with expanded coverage of the most interesting and important events, people and movements of the Sixties.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321421678
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
05/12/2006
Series:
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Edition description:
REV
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.33(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

Preface · vii

Acknowledgments for the Third Edition · xi

About the Author · xiii

Introduction

Cold War America: Seedbed of the 1960s · 1

Won the War, Lost the Peace , 1 · Searching for Subversives , 4 · Ike Takes Charge , 6 · Creeping Conformity , 7 Happy Days , 9 · Seeds of Discontent , 10 · Rebels Without a Cause , 16 · Great Expectations , 18

Chapter 1

The Years of Hope and Idealism, 1960—1963 · 19

The Torch Has Been Passed , 22 · Communism Abroad , 26 · Civil Rights at Home , 27 · Khrushchev , 30 · Prodding JFK , 31 · “One Hell of a Gamble,” 34 · King , 35 · Diem , 40 · Kennedy , 41

Chapter 2

The Pinnacle of Liberalism, 1964—1965 · 45

The Rights Revolution , 46 · Johnson Liberalism , 48 · Freedom Summer , 52 · Sixties Generation , 55 · Tonkin Gulf and the 1964 Election , 59 · Launching the Great Society , 61 LBJ Expands Civil Rights , 63 · LBJ Americanizes the Vietnam War , 65 · Great Society , 67

Chapter 3

Days of Decision, 1965—1967 · 74

“A Time Bomb of Black Rage,” 74 · “We’ll Lick Them,” 77 · Black Power! , 81 Riots, Rebellion, and Responses , 84 · My Country, Right or Wrong? , 87 · Summer of Discontent , 93 · Summer of Love , 96 · “Vietnam Is Here,” 99

Chapter 4

1968 · 103

LBJ’s Decline and Fall , 106 · “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” 109 · Revolution? , 110 Gene and Bobby , 115 · The Silent Majority , 116 · Chicago 1968 , 119: 1968 Finale , 124

Chapter 5

From Counterculture to Sixties Culture · 129

“There Must Be Some Way Out of Here,” 131 · Weltanschauung , 140 · Builders of the Dawn , 143 Tribal Gatherings , 146 · Establishment’s Nightmare , 147 “America Will Never Be the Same Again,” 150

Chapter 6

Days of Discord, 1969—1970 · 153

Nixon , 153 · Third-World Revolutionaries and Militants , 158 · Empowerment , 163 · Liberation , 168 “‘Enough!’ to War,” 173 · Green Power , 177 Civil War , 178

Chapter 7

The Climax and Demise of the Sixties, 1970—1973 · 182

Sixties Culture , 182 · Strike for Equality , 183 · Nixon , 185 Vietnam: Fatal Wounds , 187 · Think Global: Act Local , 193 · “Women in Revolt,” 195 · Climax , 198 New Democrats versus Nixon , 200 · Demise , 207

Legacies

The Decade of Tumult and Change · 210

Politics , 210 · Minorities , 213 · Women , 215 · Students , 216 Foreign Policy , 217 · Culture , 219

Additional Reading · 223

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