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The Resource The age of great dreams : America in the 1960s, by David Farber ; Eric Foner, consulting editor

The age of great dreams : America in the 1960s, by David Farber ; Eric Foner, consulting editor

Label
The age of great dreams : America in the 1960s
Title
The age of great dreams
Title remainder
America in the 1960s
Statement of responsibility
by David Farber ; Eric Foner, consulting editor
Title variation
America in the 1960s
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In this absorbing new book, David Farber gives us the history of our collective and individual memories of the 1960s: the brilliant colors of revolt and rapture, of flames and raised fists, of napalm and tear gas, of people desperate to make history even as others fought fiercely to stop them. More than thirty years after the assassination of John F
  • Kennedy, this book grounds our understanding of the terrible events of that era by linking them to our country's grand projects of previous decades: the forging of a national system of social provision in the New Deal; our new agenda as global superpower after World War II; the creation of the national security state; and the maturation of a national consumer-driven mass-mediated marketplace
  • Farber's account, based on years of research in archives and oral histories as well as in the historical literature, deals in full not only with nation building in Vietnam, the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the 1965 Watts riot, and the War on Poverty, but with the entertainment business, the drug culture, and much more
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DLC
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Farber, David R
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Foner, Eric
Series statement
American century series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
United States
Label
The age of great dreams : America in the 1960s, by David Farber ; Eric Foner, consulting editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Good Times -- 2. The World as Seen from the White House 1960-1963 -- 3. The Meaning of National Culture -- 4. Freedom -- 5. The Liberal Dream and Its Nightmare -- 6. Vietnam -- 7. A Nation at War -- 8. The War Within -- 9. Stormy Weather -- 10. RN and the Politics of Deception -- 11. A New World
Control code
28800715
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780809024018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1579342
Label
The age of great dreams : America in the 1960s, by David Farber ; Eric Foner, consulting editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Good Times -- 2. The World as Seen from the White House 1960-1963 -- 3. The Meaning of National Culture -- 4. Freedom -- 5. The Liberal Dream and Its Nightmare -- 6. Vietnam -- 7. A Nation at War -- 8. The War Within -- 9. Stormy Weather -- 10. RN and the Politics of Deception -- 11. A New World
Control code
28800715
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780809024018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1579342

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