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"Takin' it to the streets" A Sixties Reader

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Edition:
3rd
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9780195368352

ISBN10:
0195368355
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
11/3/2010
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press
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A collection of primary documents  April 24, 2011
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Probably the best collection of primary documents relating to the period that's yet been published. An invaluable collection that's of use not only to scholars of the era, but to anyone with any interest at all in the 1960s, the political and social changes wrought during that decade, and the imprint they've left on today's consciousness. Bloom and Breines's selections and introductions are excellent. Highly recommended.






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Summary

The third edition of "Takin' it to the streets" revises the comprehensive collection of primary documents from the 1960s that has become the leading reader about the era. Adopted nationwide, this anthology brings together representative writings, many of which had been unavailable for years or had never been reprinted.

Drawn from mainstream sources, little-known sixties periodicals, pamphlets, public speeches, and personal voices, the selections range from the Port Huron Statement and the NOW Bill of Rights to speeches by Malcolm X, Richard Nixon, Robert Kennedy, and Ronald Reagan, to private letters from civil rights workers and Vietnam soldiers.

Introductions and headnotes by the editors highlight the importance of particular documents, relating them to each other and placing them within the broader context of the decade. The book focuses on civil rights, Black Power, the counterculture, the women's movement, anti-war activity, and gay and lesbian struggles, as well as the conservative current that ran counter to more typical sixties movements. These include topics that fell outside the daily attention of the media, as well those that made front-page news.

For this revised edition, the editors have added new sections on Lyndon Baines Johnson and the Great Society, popular culture, and the widespread impact of sixties movements, as well as new selections on the American Indian movement, communes, and the environment. Covering an extremely popular period of history, "Takin' it to the streets" remains the most accessible and authoritative reader of an extraordinary decade, one unlike any America had seen before or has experienced since.

Author Biography


Alexander Bloom is Jane Oxford Keiter Professor of History and American Studies at Wheaton College. He is the author of several books, including Long Time Gone: Sixties America Then and Now (OUP, 2001) and Prodigal Sons: The New York Intellectuals and Their World (OUP, 1986).

Wini Breines is Professor Emerita of Sociology at Northeastern University. Her books include The Trouble Between Us: An Uneasy History of White and Black Women in the Feminist Movement (OUP, 2006) and Young, White and Miserable: Growing Up Female in the Fifties (2001).


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