Historical Dictionary of the Kennedy-Johnson Era, Hardback Book

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In the history of the United States, few periods could more justly be regarded as the best and worst of times than the Kennedy-Johnson era.

The 1960s witnessed unprecedented progress toward racial and sexual equality, but it also played host to race and urban riots. And while impressive advances in the sciences and arts were fueling the American imagination, the counterculture rejected it all.

The Historical Dictionary of the Kennedy-Johnson Era relates these events and provides extensive political, economic, and social background on this era through a detailed chronology, an introduction, appendixes, a bibliography, and several hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, events, institutions, policies, and issues.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Scarecrow Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Humamities
  • ISBN: 9780810858428

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