Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 February 2006

432 Pages | 33 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195174977

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America's Uncivil Wars

The Sixties Era from Elvis to the Fall of Richard Nixon

Mark Hamilton Lytle

IAmerica's Uncivil Wars captures the broad sweep of this tumultuous era, analyzing both the cultural and political influences on the movements of the 1960s. Paying particular attention to Latinos, Native Americans, feminism, and gay liberation, it integrates the politics of gender and race into the central political narrative. The book also covers such topics as McCarthyism; the FBI; rock and roll; teen culture in the 1950s; the origins of SDS, SNCC, and YAF; and the environmental and consumer movements.


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