9780321156372

The Sixties

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321156372

  • ISBN10:

    0321156374

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2004
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

This text explores the significant political, foreign policy, and social events from the 1960s in an attempt to explain why America experienced a decade of tumult and change. Appreciated for its captivating style as well as its brevity, The Sixties offers brief yet comprehensive coverage of this important decade.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

Cold War America: Seedbed of the Sixties.

1. The Years of Hope and Idealism, 1960-1963.

2. The Pinnacle of Liberalism, 1964-1965.

3. Days of Decision, 1965-1967

4. 1968.

5. From Counterculture to Sixties Culture.

6. Days of Discord, 1969-1970.

7. The Crescendo, and Demise of the Sixties, 1970-1973.

8. The Decade of Tumult and Change.

Additional Readings.

Photo Acknowledgments.

Index.

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