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America Divided – Maurice Isserman; Michael Kazin – Oxford University Press

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Gathering of the Forces Chapter 2. The Fall of the Great Society Chapter A House in the Sun Daniel A. Academic Skip to main content. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. The book compensates with its emphasis on the central role certain groups in society blacks, women, student activists have played in the shaping of historical events.

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One campaign in that war, centering on civil rights for ethnic minorities, began a decade earlier in such acts as Lt. He lives in upstate New York. 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.

With America Dividedthe struggles jsserman the Sixties–and their legacy–are finally clear.

Maurice Isserman and Michael Kazin, America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s

He lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland. The New Left Chapter Drawing upon the latest scholarship, iwserman include new insights into the Vietnam War, youth culture, and the lasting impact of the s on American politics, culture, and society. Living in the Crosshairs David S. The Making of a Youth Culture Chapter 9.

Freedom’s Orator Robert Cohen. And they break new ground in their careful attention to every aspect of the political and cultural spectrum, depicting the s as a decade of right-wing resurgence as much as radical triumph, of Protestant apocalyptic revivalism as much as Roman Catholic liberalism and rising alternative religions.

His truth is marching on. I found myself eagerly turning pages to see how they would handle the decade’s key actors, moments, and trends, and was always rewarded with judicious and insightful treatments.

AMERICA DIVIDED by Maurice Isserman , Michael Kazin | Kirkus Reviews

The ’60s Reformation Chapter Policing youth Louise A. Betting on the Africans Philip E. Du Bois, and Lawrence Bobo. This war had its origins in the s, they observe, in a time when a golden age of post-WWII prosperity ran counter to an escalating Cold Vivided, which cost a fortune and led to the economic dislocations and spiraling inflation of the succeeding decade.


America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s

The Civil War of the sFifth Edition, is the definitive interpretive survey of the political, social, and cultural history of s America. Critical Events During the Long s. Selected pages Page 3. Oxford University Press- History – pages. A thoroughly detailed, well-written history of the tumultuous recent past. Defenders of the Unborn Daniel K.

From inside the book. This is an excellent survey of the ‘s. The authors’ broad ranging approach offers us the most sophisticated understanding to date of the interaction between key developments of the decade, divived as the Vietnam War, the rise and fall of the Great Society, and the conservative revival.

He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored; He hath loosed the fateful lightning of his terrible swift sword: As a result, the narrative is impeded by constant deviations and non-linear renderings of the period which – though closer to our contemporary sense of history – make for often difficult reading.

Ranging from the s right up to the debacle of Watergate, Isserman a noted historian of iaserman Left and Kazin a leading The Civil War of the s Oxford: