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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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. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. With America Dividedthe struggles of the Sixties–and their legacy–are finally clear.

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The book compensates with its emphasis on the central role certain groups in society blacks, women, student divired have played in the shaping of historical events. Jackson and Angela Bartie. The Making of a Youth Culture Chapter 9. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. 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 Chapter 3. An Interracial Movement of the Poor: Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania. One campaign in that war, centering on civil rights for ethnic minorities, began a decade earlier in such acts as Lt.

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America Divided reconstructs the decade in all its almost unbelievable complexity, presenting its ever-unfolding movements and events in clear, simple, and straightforward fashion, explaining ideological issues without ever being ideological itself.

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A thoroughly detailed, well-written history of the tumultuous recent past. Maurice Isserman is the William R.

I found myself eagerly turning pages to see how they would handle the decade’s key actors, moments, and trends, and was always rewarded with judicious and insightful treatments.


The New Left Chapter Professors Isserman and Kazin skillfully combine insightful analysis and captivating narrative to demonstrate how and why that political and cultural civil war haunts us yet. To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider.


Isserman, a specialist in leftist politics, and Kazin, a student of modern conservativism, make a solid tag team. He lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Account Options Sign in. It can be ordered now for delivery when back in stock. Jennifer Frost Limited preview – Expanded coverage of the counterculture, gay rights, and popular culture Revised coverage of the Black Panther Party and the Vietnam war An emphasis on the importance of Earth Day in sparking a new and continuing wave of environmental activism An exploration of the origins of mass incarceration following the s An updated bibliography that includes the latest in popular and scholarly treatments of the decade.

In their effort to avoid political and generational partisanship, as they claim, Isserman and Kazin do not offer a “total interpretation” but rather suggest some larger interpretative guidelines to young Americans for understanding the decade beyond popular cultural products such as “the Beatles, Woodstock and Star Trek. Be the first to discover new talent!