The Long Sixties : America, 1955 - 1973, Hardback Book

The Long Sixties : America, 1955 - 1973 Hardback


The Long Sixties is a concise and engaging treatment of the major political, social, and cultural developments of this tumultuous period. A comprehensive yet concise overview that offers coverage of a variety of topics, from the beginnings of the Cold War shortly after World War II, through the civil rights, women's, and Chicano civil rights movements, to Watergate, an event that transpired in 1974 but capped the "Long Sixties."A detached and unprejudiced look at this turbulent decade, that is both lively and revelatoryTimelines are included to help students understand how particular episodes transpired in quick succession, and how topics intertwined and overlappedNicely complemented by Brian Ward's The 1960s: A Documentary Reader (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), The Long Sixties book matches the documentary reader chapter-by-chapter in theme and periodization


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 216 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: History of the Americas
  • ISBN: 9780470673621

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