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The Resource The movement and the sixties, Terry H. Anderson

The movement and the sixties, Terry H. Anderson

Label
The movement and the sixties
Title
The movement and the sixties
Statement of responsibility
Terry H. Anderson
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Traces the roots of social activism of the 1960s, documents each wave of protest, and examines the lasting effects of a time when Americans questioned their country
  • It began in 1960 with the Greensboro sit-ins. By 1973, when a few Native Americans rebelled at Wounded Knee and the U.S. Army came home from Vietnam, it was over. In between came Freedom Rides, Port Huron, the Mississippi Summer, Berkeley, Selma, Vietnam, the Summer of Love, Black Power, the Chicago Convention, hippies, Brown Power, and women's liberation--The Movement--in an era that became known as The Sixties. Why did millions of citizens take to the streets and become activists, and what impact did they have on America? These are questions Terry H. Anderson explores in this searching history of the social activism that defined a generation of young Americans and that called into question the very nature of "America." Drawing on interviews, "underground" manuscripts collected at campuses and archives throughout the nation, and many popular accounts, Anderson begins with Greensboro and reveals how one event built upon another and exploded into the kaleidoscope of activism by the early 1970s. Civil rights, student power, and the crusade against the Vietnam War composed the first wave of the movement, and during and after the rip tides of 1968, the movement changed and expanded, flowing into new currents of counterculture, minority empowerment, and women's liberation. The parades of protesters, along with shocking events--from the Kennedy assassination to My Lai--encouraged other citizens to question their nation. Was America racist, imperialist, sexist? Unlike other books on this tumultuous decade, this is neither a personal memoir, nor a treatise on New Left ideology, nor a chronicle of the so-called leaders of the movement. Instead, it is a national history, a compelling and fascinating account of a defining era that remains a significant part of our lives today.--Adapted from book jacket
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
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Anderson, Terry H.
Dewey number
303.48/4/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HN90.R3
LC item number
A6764 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Radicalism
  • Protest movements
  • United States
  • Protest movements
  • Radicalism
  • Social conditions
  • United States
  • Mouvements de jeunesse
  • Mouvements sociaux
  • Radicalisme
  • États-Unis
  • United States
Label
The movement and the sixties, Terry H. Anderson
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-471) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Pt. 1] The first wave: the surge, 1960-1968 -- The struggle -- The movement and the sixties generation -- Days of decision -- 1968: rip tides -- [Pt. 2] The second wave: the crest, 1968 to the early 1970s -- Counterculture -- Power and liberation -- The movement toward a new America -- Legacies: The sea change
Control code
ocm30400841
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
500 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780195104578
Lccn
94016344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o30400841
  • (OCoLC)30400841
Label
The movement and the sixties, Terry H. Anderson
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-471) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Pt. 1] The first wave: the surge, 1960-1968 -- The struggle -- The movement and the sixties generation -- Days of decision -- 1968: rip tides -- [Pt. 2] The second wave: the crest, 1968 to the early 1970s -- Counterculture -- Power and liberation -- The movement toward a new America -- Legacies: The sea change
Control code
ocm30400841
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
500 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780195104578
Lccn
94016344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o30400841
  • (OCoLC)30400841

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