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9780190077846

America Divided The Civil War of the 1960s

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  • ISBN13:

    9780190077846

  • ISBN10:

    0190077840

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2020-03-03
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s, Sixth Edition, is the definitive interpretive survey of the political, social, and cultural history of 1960s America. Written by two top experts on the era--Maurice Isserman, a historian of American radicalism, and Michael Kazin, a specialist in social movements--this book provides a compelling tale of this tumultuous era filled with fresh and persuasive insights.

Author Biography


Maurice Isserman is Professor of History at Hamilton College.

Michael Kazin is Professor of History at Georgetown University.

Table of Contents


Preface
Introduction
1. Gathering of the Forces
2. Black Ordeal, Black Freedom
3. The New Frontier of American Liberalism
4. Why Did the United States Fight in Vietman?
5. 1963
6. The Rise of the Great Society
7. 1965
8. The Making of a Youth Culture
9. The New Left
10. The Fall of the Great Society
11. The Conservative Revival
12. 1968
13. Many Faiths: The '60s Reformation
14. "No Cease-Fire": 1969-1974
Conclusion: Everything Changed
Critical Events During the Long 1960s
Bibliographical Essay
Notes
Credits
Index

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