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Changing the World, Changing Oneself : Political Protest and Collective Identities in West Germany and the U.S. in the 1960s and 1970s, Paperback / softback Book

Changing the World, Changing Oneself : Political Protest and Collective Identities in West Germany and the U.S. in the 1960s and 1970s Paperback / softback

Edited by Belinda J. Davis, Wilfried Mausbach, Martin Klimke, C. MacDougall

Part of the Protest, Culture & Society series

Description

A captivating time, the 60s and 70s now draw more attention than ever.

The first substantial work by historians has appeared only in the last few years, and this volume offers an important contribution.

These meticulously researched essays offer new perspectives on the Cold War and global relations in the 1960s and 70s through the perspective of the youth movements that shook the U.S., Western Europe, and beyond.

These movements led to the transformation of diplomatic relations and domestic political cultures, as well as ideas about democracy and who best understood and promoted it.

Bringing together scholars of several countries and many disciplines, this volume also uniquely features the reflections of former activists.

Belinda Davis is Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of History at Rutgers University.

Wilfried Mausbach is the Executive Director of the Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) at the University of Heidelberg.

Martin Klimke is an Associate Professor of History at New York University Abu Dhabi.

Carla MacDougall is a visiting assistant professor at Simon Fraser University, Canada.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 356 pages
  • Publisher: Berghahn Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9780857458049

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