In America Divided, Maurice Isserman and Michael Kazin provide the definitive history of the s, in a book that tells a compelling tale filled with fresh and. America Divided: The Civil War of the s, Fifth Edition, is the definitive interpretive survey of the political, social, and cultural history of s America. Written. In this revised edition of America Divided: The Civil War of the s, historians Maurice Isserman and Michael Kazin update their critically-acclaimed and.
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Survivors of the time might get a chuckle at some of the data the authors see the need to explain: An Interracial Movement of the Poor: The Civil War of the s. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Choose your country or region Close.
Maurice Isserman is the William R. Be the first to discover new talent! Never before have all sides of the many political, social, and cultural conflicts been so well defined, discussed, and analyzed–all in a swiftly moving narrative. A House in the Sun Daniel A.
Please provide an email address. In order to do so, they expand their narrative beyond the borders of a single decade, offering brief histories to any event, issue or aspect of American culture they believe is related to the s f. Smoking Typewriters John McMillian. Rather than writing history from the perspective of those in power, the authors concentrate on the energy and thrust of the social reform movements and the anti-Vietnam War protests in the s.
The Making of a Youth Culture Chapter 9. With its crisp, straightforward language, previously unpublished photos from various sources and maps this book is an impressive accomplishment not to be missed by students and scholars of American history and culture.
It is, far and away, the most compelling single volume history of the s currently available. Ranging from the s right up to the debacle of Watergate, Isserman a noted historian of the Left and Kazin aemrica leading specialist in populist movements not only recount djvided public and private actions of the era’s many powerful political figures, but also shed light on the social, cultural, and grassroots political movements of the decade.
The New Left Chapter As a result, the narrative is impeded by constant deviations and non-linear renderings of the period which – though closer to our contemporary sense of history – make for often difficult reading. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. He lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Defenders of the Unborn Daniel K.
Yet a third front would open when a substantial number of young Americans rejected the values of their elders and the bankrupt promises of Presidents Johnson and Nixon. Black Ordeal Black Freedom.
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A thoroughly detailed, well-written history of the tumultuous recent past. This is an excellent survey of the ‘s. To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. The authors’ broad ranging approach offers us the most sophisticated understanding to date of the interaction between key developments of the decade, such as the Vietnam War, the rise and fall of the Great Society, and the conservative revival.
This is an excellent survey of the ‘s. Du Bois, and Wilson J. Oxford University Press Amazon.
Zelizer Limited preview – I am hesitant to use the word “survey” because this work is very detailed, but it covers so much ground it does not attempt to be comprehensive. The Civil War of the s Oxford: Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania “Recommended maerica academic, secondary school, and public libraries.
Isserman and Kazin grapple with the abundant paradoxes of an era of youthful activism and resurgent conservatism, of sexual revolution and religious revival, of naive political optimism and growing distrust in government. The Conservative Revival Chapter Du Bois, and Lawrence Bobo. Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania. The Politics of Consolation Christina Simko.
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The book compensates with its emphasis on the central role certain groups in society blacks, women, student activists have played in the shaping of historical events.
It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Oxford University Press- History – pages.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Drawing upon the latest scholarship, they include new sivided into the Vietnam War, youth culture, and the lasting impact of the s on American politics, culture, and society. Their thoroughgoing research and vivid writing make this a book of wmerica to students and general readers alike. Living in the Crosshairs David S. Jennifer Frost Limited preview – amwrica The Fall of the Great Society Chapter Other editions – View all America Divided: The Lost Wave Molly Tambor.
The authors’ broad ranging approach offers us the most sophisticated understanding to date of the interaction between key developments of the decade, such as the Vietnam War, the rise and fall of the Great Society, and the conservative revival.