The Columbia Guide to America in the 1960s (Columbia Guides to American History and Cultures)

The Columbia Guide to America in the 1960s (Columbia Guides to American History and Cultures)


The Nineteen Sixties stay the topic of passionate debate and political controversy, a touchstone in struggles over the that means of the yank previous and the path of the yank destiny. Amid the polemics and the myths, making experience of the Sixties and its legacies offers a problem. This publication is for all those that are looking to take it on. simply because there are such a lot of elements to this distinctive and transformative period, this quantity bargains a number of techniques and perspectives.

The first part offers a full of life narrative evaluate of the decade's significant regulations, occasions, and cultural adjustments. the second one provides ten unique interpretative essays from favourite historians approximately major and debatable matters from the Vietnam conflict to the sexual revolution, by way of a concise encyclopedia articles prepared alphabetically. This part may perhaps stand as a reference paintings in itself and serves to complement the narrative. next sections comprise brief topical essays, detailed topics, a short chronology, and eventually an intensive annotated bibliography with abundant info on books, motion pictures, and digital assets for additional exploration.

With attention-grabbing proof, information, and comparisons awarded in almanac kind in addition to the services of well-liked students, The Columbia advisor to the USA within the 1960s is the main whole advisor to an enduringly attention-grabbing era.

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