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The sixties : years of hope, days of rage / Todd Gitlin.

By: Gitlin, Todd.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1993Edition: Rev. trade ed.Description: xxiii, 513 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0553372122 (pbk.) :; 9780553372120 (pbk.).Subject(s): United States -- History -- 1961-1969 | United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980 | Radicalism -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 973.922 LOC classification: E841 | .G57 1987Other classification: 71.38
Contents:
Part 1: Affluence and undertow. Cornucopia and its discontents ; Underground channels ; Enclaves of elders -- Part 2: The movement. Leftward kicking and screaming ; The fused group ; Ain't gonna let nobody turn me 'round' ; "Name the system -- Part 3: The surge. "Everybody get together" ; Public nuisances ; Fighting back ; The other side -- Part 4: Forcing the revolution. 1968 ; The decapitation of the heroes ; The crunch ; The spring of hope, the winter of despair ; Women : revolution in the revolution ; The implosion ; Fadeout ; Carrying on.
Summary: "Todd Gitlin, the highly regarded writer, media critic, and professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, has written an authoritative and compelling account of this supercharged decade-- a decade he helped shape as an early president of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and an organizer of the first national demonstration against the Vietnam War. Part critical history, part personal memoir, part celebration, and part meditation, this critically acclaimed work resurrects a generation in all its glory and tragedy."--Back cover.
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"A Bantam trade paperback."

"Revised and with a new preface by the author"--Cover.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-484) and index.

Part 1: Affluence and undertow. Cornucopia and its discontents ; Underground channels ; Enclaves of elders -- Part 2: The movement. Leftward kicking and screaming ; The fused group ; Ain't gonna let nobody turn me 'round' ; "Name the system -- Part 3: The surge. "Everybody get together" ; Public nuisances ; Fighting back ; The other side -- Part 4: Forcing the revolution. 1968 ; The decapitation of the heroes ; The crunch ; The spring of hope, the winter of despair ; Women : revolution in the revolution ; The implosion ; Fadeout ; Carrying on.

"Todd Gitlin, the highly regarded writer, media critic, and professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, has written an authoritative and compelling account of this supercharged decade-- a decade he helped shape as an early president of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and an organizer of the first national demonstration against the Vietnam War. Part critical history, part personal memoir, part celebration, and part meditation, this critically acclaimed work resurrects a generation in all its glory and tragedy."--Back cover.

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Todd Gitlin is a professor of culture, journalism, and sociology at New York University. He lives in New York City. <p>

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