Download e-book for iPad: And the Crooked Places Made Straight (The American Moment) by David Chalmers

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By David Chalmers

ISBN-10: 1421408228

ISBN-13: 9781421408224

David Chalmers's commonly acclaimed evaluation of the Nineteen Sixties describes how the civil rights flow touched off a transforming into problem to conventional values and preparations. Chalmers recounts the judicial revolution that set nationwide criteria for race, politics, policing, and privateness. He examines the lengthy, wasting battle on poverty and the fight among the media and the govt over the struggle in Vietnam. He follows feminism's "second wave" and the emergence of the environmental, patron, and citizen motion hobbies. He additionally explores the worlds of rock, intercourse, and medication, and the entwining of the formative years tradition, the counterculture, and the yankee marketplace.

This newly revised version covers the conservative counter-revolution and cultural wars. It includes the legacy of the Nineteen Sixties ahead: from Tom Hayden’s idealistic 1962 Port Huron assertion via Newt Gingrich’s 1994 "Contract with the United States" and Grover Norquist’s twenty-first century "Tax Payer’s safety Pledge."

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