Columbia Guide to America in The 1960s

ISBN-10: 0231113730

ISBN-13: 9780231113731

Edition: 2003

List price: $42.00 Buy it from $2.30
eBook available
This item qualifies for FREE shipping

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: This guide to America in the 1960s provides information in a range of formats: charts, statistics, chronologies, essays and encyclopaedia entries. It covers the decades' major policies, events, and cultural changes.

Used Starting from $28.15
New Starting from $49.85
eBooks Starting from $41.99
Buy eBooks
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Robert's Rules of Order Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Aromatherapy Basics Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Study Tactics Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 4/9/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.760

David Farber is a professor of history at Temple University. He has authored and edited many books in modern American history, including The Age of Great Dreams: America in the 1960s.

David Farber is the author/editor of three books on the sixties including The Age of Great Dreamsand Chicago '68.A professor of history at the University of New Mexico, he has been described by Alan Brinkley as the leading scholar in the field.Beth Bailey is the author of three books, including Sex in the Heartland-- described by Carolyn See in the Washington Postas "a treasury of useful information" -- and From Front Porch to Back Seat: Courtship in Twentieth-Century America.She is an associate professor of American Studies at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The American Sixties: a Brief History
John Kennedy and the Promise of Leadership
The Post-War Era: Cold War Prosperity
The Election
The Kennedy Presidency
The Civil Rights Revolution
The Civil Rights Movement: Origins
Mass Protest
Federal Civil Rights Legislation
The Great Society
Debating Racial Justice
The 1964 Presidential Election
LBJ and the Great Societu
The New Left
The Vietnam War
Background to Direct American Involvement
Nation-Building
Increasing Involvement
The Escalating War
The War at Home
Polarization
1968
Racial Militancy
Growing Polarization and Radicalization
Richard Nixon's War in Vietnam
America's Fighting Men
Ending the War
Sixties Culture
The Good Life
Youth Culture
Counterculture
Black Culture
Conclusion
New Directions
The Nixon Record
Watergate
Liberation, Power, and Pride
Conclusion
Debating the Sixties
The Upheaval of Jim Crow: African Americans and the Struggle for Civil Rights in the 1960s
The New Left: Democratic Reformers or Left-Wing Revolutionaries?
Losing Ground? The Great Society in Historical Perspective
Urban Uprisings: Riots or Rebellions?
Explaining the Tragedy of Vietnam
The Women's Movement: Liberation for Whom?
The Sexual Revolution: Was It Revolutionary?
Debating the Counterculture: Ecstasy and Anxiety over the Hip Alternative
Political Conservatism in the Sixties: Silent Majority or White Backlash?
The Sixties Legacy: "The Destructive Generation" or "Years of Hope"?
The Sixties A to Z
Short Topical Essays
Cities and Suburbs
Environmentalism
Law and Justice
Popular Music
Religion
The End of Enthusiasm: Science and Technology
Sports
Art: Expanding Conceptions, Sites, and Audiences
Special Sections
Portrait of a Nation
Population
Race and Ethnicity
Health
Education
Crime
Travel and Recreation
Economy and Labor
National Politics and Elections
Entertainment, Popular Arts, and Publications
Fashion
Sports and Olympics
Chronology
Brief Chronology
"Introduced in" List
Annotated Bibliography
Index
×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×