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The Resource The eve of destruction : how 1965 transformed America, James T. Patterson

The eve of destruction : how 1965 transformed America, James T. Patterson

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The eve of destruction : how 1965 transformed America
Title
The eve of destruction
Title remainder
how 1965 transformed America
Statement of responsibility
James T. Patterson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that 1965, not 1968, was the most transformative year of the 1960s, discussing attacks on civil rights demonstrators, increased African American militancy, the Watts riots, anti-war protests, and a growing national pessimism
Writing style
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10153876
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how 1965 transformed America
Label
The eve of destruction : how 1965 transformed America, James T. Patterson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-294) and index
Contents
High expectations : America in late 1964 -- Gathering storms : politics and Vietnam in late 1964 -- LBJ : big man in a big hurry -- Out-Roosevelting Roosevelt : Johnson and the Great Society -- "Bloody Sunday" : struggles for justice in Selma -- Fork in the road : winter escalation in Vietnam -- "Maximum feasible participation" : complications on the domestic front -- A credibility gap -- The times they are a-changin : technology, music, and fights for rights in mid-1965 -- Bombshell from Saigon -- Violence in the streets : Watts and the undermining of liberalism -- Eve of destruction : the rise of unease -- From crisis to crisis : the Great Society and the challenge of government -- America at the end of 1965 -- 1966
Control code
779876781
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 310 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780465013586
Lccn
2012033786
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)779876781
Label
The eve of destruction : how 1965 transformed America, James T. Patterson
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-294) and index
Contents
High expectations : America in late 1964 -- Gathering storms : politics and Vietnam in late 1964 -- LBJ : big man in a big hurry -- Out-Roosevelting Roosevelt : Johnson and the Great Society -- "Bloody Sunday" : struggles for justice in Selma -- Fork in the road : winter escalation in Vietnam -- "Maximum feasible participation" : complications on the domestic front -- A credibility gap -- The times they are a-changin : technology, music, and fights for rights in mid-1965 -- Bombshell from Saigon -- Violence in the streets : Watts and the undermining of liberalism -- Eve of destruction : the rise of unease -- From crisis to crisis : the Great Society and the challenge of government -- America at the end of 1965 -- 1966
Control code
779876781
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 310 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780465013586
Lccn
2012033786
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)779876781

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