The '60s for Dummies

The '60s for Dummies

eBook - 2005
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Grasp the political, cultural, and social impact of the decade Experience the hope and passion of the '60s Nostalgic for the sixties? Looking to learn more? This information-packed guide takes you on a tour of the most memorable and significant events of this tumultuous decade. From the Vietnam War to the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. to the early days of the women's movement, you'll see how the many cultural changes continue to shape American life today. Discover, the different presidential administrations, key events of the civil rights movement, why the U.S. became involved in Vietnam, how strong opinions divided the country, the trends in music, fashion, and media Annotation. A look back on ten tumultuous years that changed the world-the first in our new line of Dummies decade guides. It was a decade of war, protests, and assassinations; of hippies, feminists, and activists; of sex, drugs, and rock n' roll. A beginner's guide to the 1960s covers the Civil Rights movement, the anti-Vietnam movement, women's liberation, the environmental movement, sexual revolution, TV shows, fashions, narcotics, and other turn-ons that characterized this tumultuous age.
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., c2005.
ISBN: 9781118070062
1118070062
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 364 p.) : ill.
Additional Contributors: Levaren, Maxine
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Alternative Title: Sixties for dummies

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