- Gathering of the forces -- Black ordeal, Black freedom -- The New Frontier of American liberalism -- Why did the United States fight in Vietnam? -- 1963 -- The rise of the Great Society -- 1965 -- The making of a youth culture -- The new left -- The fall of the Great Society -- The conservative revival -- 1968 -- Many faiths: the '60s reformation -- "No cease-fire": 1969-1974 -- Conclusion: everything changed -- Critical events during the long 1960's -- Bibliographical essay.
- America Divided: the Civil War of the 1960s, fifth edition, is the definitive interpretive survey of the political, social, and cultural history of 1060's America. Written by two top experts on the era--Michael 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. New to this edition: Expanded coverage of the counterculture, gay rights, and popular culture-- Revised coverage of the Black Panther Party and the Vietnam war -- An emphasis on the importance of Earth Day in sparking a new and continuing wave of environmental activism ploration of the origins of mass incarceration following the 1960's -- An updated bibliography that includes the latest in popular and scholarly treatments of the decade.
- 9780190217181 (pbk. acid-free paper)
0190217189 (pbk. acid-free paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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