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On Our Own: Americans in the Sixties 1st Edition

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ISBN-10: 0669247774
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1. Cold War Realities, American Dreams Conflict and Containment Loyalty Under Fire "Easy Street" Levittown and Miltown Eisenhower Equilibrium 2. Disillusionment and Protest: The Midfifties The "Silent Generation" Speaks "Hooby-Dooby Oop-Shoop": Rock Rolls The Trouble with Teenagers A Howl in the Darkness: The Beats The Feminine Dilemma A Radical Awakening Black Uprising The Faces of Protest 3. The Kennedy Promise Little Rock and Sputnik: Crises in the Late Fifties Passing the Torch: The Election of 1960 Cautious Liberalism: The New Frontier at Home Containing Communism: The New Frontier Abroad November 22, 1963 4. The Civil-Rights Revolution: Triumph and Retreat "More Than a Hamburger": The Sit-Ins Promises Unfulfilled: Kennedy and Civil Rights Cautious Victories: Johnson and Civil Rights 5. In Quest of the Great Society LBJ Election '64 Liberalism Triumphant The Dream Fizzles The Black Revolution 6. Vietnam and American Society, 1945-1967 The Kennedy Inheritance The Alamo Revisited: Johnson and Vietnam "Waist Deep in the Big Muddy" Lyndon's War Vietnam at Home 7. The Movement "The Times They Are A-Changin'" The New Left Ascendant Jamming the Gears: Revolt on the Campus Students Against the War "Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll": The Rise of the Counterculture New Left and Counterculture: Two Faces of a Movement 8. 1968 Tet Eugene McCarthy and the Children's Crusade RFK and LBJ The Death of a King New York and Paris Los Angeles and Chicago R N 9. The Nixon Counterrevolution Conservatism Resurgent Repressing the Left, Wooing the Right Hard Times Detente Nixon's War Dirty Tricks: Scheming Toward Watergate Election '72 Nixon Laid Low 10. Twilight of the Movement Woodstock or Altamont? SDS and Black Power Collapse Backlash: The War Against the Left Co-opting the Counterculture The Movement Ebbs Legacies 11. Feminism and Environmentalism: Enduring Bequests of the Sixties The Status of Women: The Kennedy Commission Unveiling the Mystique The Power of Sisterhood From WITCH to WEAL: Feminism Assessed To Save the Planet Epilogue The Movement: Perceptions and Realities Activism in the "Me" Decade Appendix: The Language of the Sixties

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 1 edition (January 2, 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0669247774
  • ISBN-13: 978-0669247770
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 6.5 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #587,822 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By paulinusmc on August 14, 2011
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This book was purchased for a Contemporary American History, Politics and Culture class. I found the content to be well researched, extremely informative and well written although, it was occasionally biased at times it was still well balanced. A great read for people wanting to learn more about the United States from the Cold War in the 1950's until late 1970's. Don't forget to read the epilogue.
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By Stephanie on June 27, 2012
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I needed this for my class and it arrived very quickly and I recommend you buy books from this person! thanks so much. :)
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By Laura Robinson on February 2, 2015
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