From Beatlemania to Watergate

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Heinemann-Raintree Library, Aug 25, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 56 pages
Discusses cultural trends and societal issues that shaped the world, and technological and political developments that changed it, between the early 1960s and the mid-1970s, covering such topics as the Vietnam war, hippie culture and the "Summer of Love," the "troubles" in Northern Ireland, conflict in the Middle East, and the Watergate scandal.
 

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Contents

CONTENTS
4
The NotSoSwinging Sixties
12
War and Politics
18
The End of an Era
26
The 1970s
32
Triumph and Failure
44
Timeline
50
Index
56
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Sean Sheehan was brought up in London but every summer holiday was spent in Ireland and only glimpses from train windows on journeys from Euston to Holyhead suggested that other places existed. After adult years of travelling and living in Southeast Asia Sean now has his home in Ireland.

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