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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America Divided – Maurice Isserman; Michael Kazin – Oxford University Press
Survivors of the time might get a chuckle at some of the data the authors see the need to explain: Community Organizing and the New Left Other editions – View all America Divided: 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 Politics of Consolation Christina Simko. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.
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. With America Divided, the struggles of the Sixties–and their legacy–are finally clear. He lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Drawing upon the latest scholarship, they include new insights into the 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.
One campaign in that war, centering eivided civil rights for ethnic minorities, began a decade earlier in such acts as Lt. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. New to this Edition: Account Options Sign in.
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Drawing upon the latest scholarship, they include new insights into the Vietnam War, youth culture, and the lasting impact of the s on American politics, culture, and society. All combined, the authors write, to lead America to a period of unwonted civil violence.
America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s
Maurice IssermanMichael Kazin. This is an excellent survey of the ‘s. 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.
The Rise of the Great Society Chapter 7. And they break new ground in their careful attention to every aspect of the political and cultural spectrum, depicting the s as a decade of right-wing resurgence as much as radical triumph, of Protestant apocalyptic revivalism as much as Roman Catholic liberalism and rising alternative religions.
Betting on the Africans Philip E. The Politics of Consolation Christina Simko. In America DividedMaurice Isserman and Michael Kazin provide the definitive history of the s, in a book that tells a compelling tale filled with fresh and persuasive insights. The Making of a Youth Culture Chapter 9. A thoroughly detailed, well-written history of the tumultuous recent past.
Their book is therefore more than another history: Gathering of the Forces Chapter 2. Critical Events During the Long s. Sign up here isseran receive your FREE alerts.
Zelizer Limited preview – The Civil War of the s. Cohen and Krysten Connon. My library Help Advanced Book Search. This war had its origins in the s, they observe, in a time when a golden age of post-WWII prosperity ran counter to an escalating Cold War, which cost a fortune and led to the economic dislocations and spiraling inflation of the succeeding decade.
Maurice Isserman is the William R.