In America Divided, Maurice Isserman and Michael Kazin provide the definitive history of the s, in a book that tells a compelling tale filled with fresh and. America Divided: The Civil War of the s, Fifth Edition, is the definitive interpretive survey of the political, social, and cultural history of s America. Written. In this revised edition of America Divided: The Civil War of the s, historians Maurice Isserman and Michael Kazin update their critically-acclaimed and.
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America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s
Yet a third front would open when a substantial number of young Americans rejected the values of their elders and the bankrupt promises of Presidents Johnson and Nixon. He lives in upstate New York.
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Jackson and Angela Bartie. 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 An exploration of the origins of mass incarceration following the s An updated bibliography that includes the latest in popular and scholarly treatments of the decade.
A thoroughly detailed, well-written history of the tumultuous recent past. The Making of a Youth Culture Chapter 9. Rather than writing history from ksserman perspective of those in power, the authors concentrate on the energy and thrust of the social reform movements and the anti-Vietnam War protests in the s.
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It can be ordered now for delivery when back in stock. Betting on the Africans Philip E. Drawing upon the latest scholarship, they include new insights into the Vietnam War, youth culture, and the lasting impact of the s on American politics, culture, and society.
Their compelling narrative helps make sense of the most contentious political and cultural debates of our time. References to this book On Capitol Hill: Isserman, a specialist in leftist politics, and Kazin, a student of modern conservativism, make a solid tag team. Be the first to discover new talent! He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored; He hath loosed the fateful lightning of his terrible swift sword: Gathering of the Forces Chapter 2.
It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Popular passages Page 3 – Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord: Smoking Typewriters John McMillian. 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.
Ranging from the s right up to the debacle of Watergate, Isserman a noted historian of the Left and Kazin a leading specialist in populist movements not only recount the public and private actions of the era’s many powerful political figures, but also shed light on the social, cultural, and grassroots political movements of the decade.
I am hesitant to use the word “survey” because this work is very detailed, but it covers so much ground it does not attempt to be comprehensive.
Previous publication dates JulyJanuaryAugust Choose your country or region Close. Professors Isserman and Kazin skillfully combine insightful analysis and captivating narrative to demonstrate dividded and why that political and cultural civil war haunts us yet.
The Conservative Revival Chapter In their effort to avoid political and generational partisanship, as they claim, Isserman and Kazin do not offer a “total interpretation” but rather suggest some larger interpretative guidelines to young Americans for understanding the decade beyond popular cultural products such as “the Beatles, Woodstock and Star Trek.
Issegman would face a court-martial for his act of civil disobedience, and would soon thereafter break the color divider in major-league baseball. Defenders of the Unborn Daniel K. Policing youth Louise A. The Fall of the Great Society Chapter In this revised edition of America Divided: The Civil War of the s Oxford: Reading Isserman and Kazin, it becomes possible not only to remember the decade but to at last begin to understand it.
There was a problem adding your email address. Critical Events During the Long s. In order to do so, they expand their narrative beyond the borders of a single decade, offering brief histories to any event, issue or aspect of American culture they believe is related to the s f.
Survivors of the time might get a chuckle at some of the data the authors see the need to explain: Contents Black Ordeal Black Freedom.