The sixties: years of hope, days of rage

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Bantam Books, 1989 - History - 513 pages
22 Reviews
With verve and brilliance, The Sixties traces the rise of the youth movement and its political core--the New Left--from the disaffection of the '50s to the activism of the early '60s and the violent upheavals in the last years of the decade.

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Review: The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage

User Review  - Craig Werner - Goodreads

Addendum to the review that follows: I managed to forget one of the things that irritated me most about the book, which is that Gitlin pays almost no attention to Vietnam veterans, who make their ... Read full review

Review: The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage

User Review  - Marc - Goodreads

A very detailed account of the decade, especially inside the radical student movement and the hippie/yippie dissenters. Like Charles Kaiser's book, it was published in the late 1980s long enough after ... Read full review

Contents

AFFLUENCE AND UNDERTOW
9
UNDERGROUND CHANNELS
31
ENCLAVES OF ELDERS
45
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Todd Gitlin is the author of ten books, most recently "Media Unlimited: How the Torrent of Image and Sound Overwhelms Our Lives "(2002). He is Professor of Journalism and Sociology at Columbia University.

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