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And the Crooked Places Made Straight: The Struggle for Social Change in the 1960s

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With its hint of passion and irony, the title of David Chalmers' book aptly captures the complexities of his study. Beautifully written, it is more than a recitation of the actors and events of the 1960s. It helps us to make sense of the decade.--Dan T. Carter, Emory University.

Marvelously comprehensive and superbly written. An exceptionally valuable overview of the 1960s, replete with astute interpretations and commentary.--David J. Garrow, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

Book News Annotation:

Chalmers (history, U. of Florida) describes the ways in which the civil rights movement touched off a widening challenge to traditional values and social arrangements.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 188-213) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801841743
Subtitle:
(the struggle for social change in the 1960s )
Author:
Chalmers, David Mark
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Location:
Baltimore :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Social change
Subject:
Social change -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Copyright:
Series:
The American moment
Series Volume:
9376
Publication Date:
c1991
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xviii, 224 p.

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History and Social Science » US History » 1945 to Present
History and Social Science » US History » 1960 to 1980

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