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The sixties and the end of modern America

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St. Martin"s Press , New York
United States -- History -- 1961-

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StatementDavid Steigerwald.
SeriesThe St. Martin"s series in U.S. history
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LC ClassificationsE841 .S73 1995
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Paginationvii, 328 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1124181M
ISBN 100312123035, 0312090072
LC Control Number94065218

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The Sixties and the End of Modern America (The St. Martin's Series in U.S. History)Cited by:   The Sixties and the End of Modern America is a history of the period when, the author argues, the modern age in the United States yielded to the postmodern age.

The great strengths that had led America to that point, based on industrial capitalism and mass production, and that had allowed a vigorous optimism to flourish, gave way to something 5/5(1). The Sixties and the End of Modern America is a history of the period when, the author argues, the modern age in the United States yielded to the postmodern age.

The great strengths that had led America to that point, based on industrial capitalism and mass production, and that had allowed a vigorous optimism to flourish, gave way to something.

The Sixties and the End of Modern America is a history of the period when, the author The sixties and the end of modern America book, the modern age in the United States yielded to the postmodern age. The great strengths that had led America to that point, based on industrial capitalism and mass production, and that had allowed a vigorous optimism to flourish, gave way to something more complex and contradictory.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: VII, p. ; 24 cm.

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Contents: Preface - The End of Liberalism - The Civil Rights Movement - The Vietnam War and US Foreign Policy - The Social History of the War - The Reddish Decade - The End of Culture - The Urban Crisis - Beyond the Melting Pot - The Crisis of Authority - Revenge of the.

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Addresses two main audiences - the generation that came of age during the s and continues to reformulate the meaning of its experience, and young people curious about the tumult, the commitment, and the importance of the Sixties.

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The s Summary & Analysis. BACK; NEXT ; Creating a New America. During the s, students across America rose up to demand reform. On campuses from Berkeley to New York, they demanded desegregation, unrestricted free speech, and withdrawal from the war in idealistic and inspired by periodic successes, the students believed they were creating a new America.

America Divided: The Civil War of the s. New York: Oxford University Press, McGirr, Lisa. Suburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, Orleck, Annelise.

Storming Caesar’s Palace: How Black Mothers Fought Their Own War on Poverty. New York: Beacon Books, The s were a decade of revolution and change in politics, music and society around the world.

It started in the United States and the United Kingdom, and spread to continental Europe and other parts of the globe. The s were an era of protest. In the civil rights movement blacks and whites protested against the unfair treatment of s the end of the decade more and more.

The s were a tumultuous decade defined by counterculture protests and the civil rights movement, as well as s fashion, music and hairstyles. Learn more on It is necessary to evaluate his response to these challenges in order to develop a thorough understanding of the decade’s end and to place the s in its richest context.

In its defence, America in the Sixties is a brief book. In less than pages it grapples with a vast number of issues.

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The Sixties: Moments in Time. This timeline offers a sample of newsworthy happenings from the s. The events used in this interactive timeline were chosen on the basis of importance at the time.

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Attitudes to a variety of issues changed, sometimes radically, throughout the decade.

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