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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Academic Skip to main content. 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.

Community Organizing and the New Left There was a problem adding your email address. References to this book On Capitol Hill: 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.

Sympathetic Puritans Abram Van Engen. With its crisp, straightforward language, previously unpublished photos from various sources and maps this book is an impressive accomplishment not to be missed by students and isserma of American history and culture.

This is an excellent survey of the ‘s. Defenders of the Unborn Daniel K.


America Divided

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Academic Skip to main content. All combined, the authors write, to lead America to a period of unwonted civil violence. 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.

Ranging from the s right up to the debacle of Watergate, Isserman a noted historian of the Left and Kazin a leading specialist in populist movements not only recount the public and private actions of the era’s many powerful political figures, but dividsd shed light on the social, issrman, and grassroots political movements of the decade.

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. Preface Introduction Chapter 1. Smoking Typewriters John McMillian.

Policing youth Louise A. In order to do so, they expand their narrative beyond the borders of a single decade, offering brief histories to any event, issue or aspect of American issermzn they believe is related to the s f.

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It can be ordered now for delivery when back in stock. It is, far and away, the most compelling single volume history of the s currently available. Previous publication dates JulyJanuaryAugust In America DividedMaurice Isserman and Michael Kazin provide the definitive history of the s, in a book that tells a compelling tale filled with fresh and persuasive insights.

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Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Robinson would face a court-martial for his act of civil disobedience, and would soon thereafter break the color barrier in major-league baseball.

Oxford University Press Amazon. Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania. They argue persuasively how the spirit of reform developed into radicalism and rebellion by black militants and SDS activists which, in turn, led to assassinations, political disarray and cultural anarchy that brought an end to liberalism as a dominant ideological stance and established an era of political, economic, and cultural conservatism that now deminates the country the authors believe that even Democrat Bill Clinton’s major accomplishments in office were ones that conservatives had long advocated.

His truth is marching on.