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The Sixties,9780321421678

The Sixties

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Edition:
3rd
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9780321421678

ISBN10:
0321421671
Format:
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
Publisher(s):
Longman
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Summary

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

Table of Contents

Preface v
INTRODUCTION
Cold War America: Seedbed of the 1960's
1(1)
Won the War, Lost the Peace,
1(2)
Searching for Subversives,
3(3)
Ike Takes Charge,
6(1)
Creeping Conformity,
7(2)
Happy Days,
9(1)
Seeds of Discontent,
10(6)
Rebels Without a Cause,
16(1)
Great Expectations,
17(2)
CHAPTER 1 The Years of Hope and Idealism, 1960-1963 19(26)
The Torch Has Been Passed,
22(3)
Communism Abroad,
25(2)
Civil Rights at Home,
27(3)
Khrushchev,
30(1)
Prodding JFK,
31(2)
"One Hell of a Gamble,"
33(2)
King,
35(4)
Diem,
39(1)
Kennedy,
40(5)
CHAPTER 2 The Pinnacle of Liberalism, 1964-1965 45(28)
The Rights Revolution,
45(3)
Johnson Liberalism,
48(4)
Freedom Summer,
52(3)
Sixties Generation,
55(3)
Tonkin Gulf and the 1964 Election,
58(3)
Launching the Great Society,
61(1)
LBJ Expands Civil Rights,
62(2)
LBJ Americanizes the Vietnam War,
64(2)
Great Society,
66(7)
CHAPTER 3 Days of Decision, 1965-1967 73(28)
"A Time Bomb of Black Rage,"
73(2)
"We'll Lick Them,"
75(5)
Black Power!,
80(4)
Riots, Rebellion, and Responses,
84(2)
My Country, Right or Wrong?,
86(6)
Summer of Discontent,
92(2)
Summer of Love,
94(3)
"Vietnam Is Here,"
97(4)
CHAPTER 4 1968 101(25)
LBJ's Decline and Fall,
104(3)
"I've Been to the Mountaintop,"
107(1)
Revolution?,
108(3)
Gene and Bobby,
111(3)
The Silent Majority,
114(2)
Chicago 1968,
116(5)
1968 Finale,
121(5)
CHAPTER 5 From Counterculture to Sixties Culture 126(23)
"There Must Be Some Way Out of Here,"
128(4)
Weltanschauung,
132(7)
Builders of the Dawn,
139(2)
Tribal Gatherings,
141(2)
The Establishment's Nightmare,
143(2)
"America Will Never Be the Same Again,"
145(4)
CHAPTER 6 Days of Discord, 1969-1970 149(28)
Nixon,
149(5)
Third-World Revolutionaries and Militants,
154(4)
Empowerment,
158(5)
Liberation,
163(5)
"Enough!' to War,"
168(3)
Green Power,
171(1)
Civil War,
172(5)
CHAPTER 7 The Climax and Demise of the Sixties, 1970-1973 177(25)
Sixties Culture,
177(1)
Strike for Equality,
178(2)
Nixon,
180(2)
Vietnam: Fatal Wounds,
182(6)
Think Global: Act Local,
188(1)
"Women in Revolt,"
189(3)
Climax,
192(1)
New Democrats versus Nixon,
193(6)
Demise,
199(3)
LEGACIES The Decade of Tumult and Change 202(12)
Politics,
202(2)
Minorities,
204(2)
Women,
206(2)
Students,
208(1)
Foreign Policy,
208(3)
Culture,
211(3)
Additional Reading 214(5)
Filmography 219(1)
Photo Credits 220(1)
Index 221


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