Synopses & Reviews
Breaking new ground in cultural, political, and social history, Rossinow tells the story of the new left-wing movement that emerged in the 1960s from an innovative perspective: illustrating the spiritual dimension of student activism and providing the first account "from the bottom up" -- as well as linking local developments to the national scene.
"Rossinow's brilliant analysis of the new left as an American search for authenticity brings together any strands of interpretation which have until now been explored in isolation." Sara Evans, author of Personal Politics: The Roots of Women's Liberation in the Civil Rights Movement and the New Left
Illustrating the spiritual dimension of student activism and arguing that the movement was deeply entwined with a personal quest for authenticity as a moral imperative, Rossinow tells the story of the left-wing movement that emerged in the 1960s from an innovative perspective.