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1968 : radical protest and its enemies / Richard Vinen.

Vinen, Richard, (author.).
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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 909.826 VIN (Text) 78551000537245 Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 909.826 Vinen (Text) 31208912587542 non-fiction Checked out 11/21/2018
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 909.826 VINEN (Text) 33946003370876 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062458742
  • ISBN: 0062458744
  • Physical Description: xvii, 446 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: [New York, NY] : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-416) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Words and 'the thing': defining 68 -- The 68 generation -- Universities -- The United States -- France -- West Germany -- Britain -- The revolution with the revolution: sexual liberation and the family -- Workers -- Violence -- Defeat and accommodation?
Summary, etc.:
"[The year] 1968 saw an extraordinary range of protests across much of the Western world. Some of these were genuinely revolutionary--around ten million French workers went on strike and the whole state teetered on the brink of collapse. Others were more easily contained, but had profound, longer-term implications--terrorist groups, feminist collectives, and gay rights activists can all trace important roots to 1968. [This book] is a striking and original attempt, half a century later, to show how these events, from anti-war marches in the United States to revolts against Soviet oppression in Eastern Europe--which in some respects still seem so current--stemmed from histories and societies that are in practice now extraordinarily remote from our own time. Richard Vinen pursues the story into the 1970s to show both the ever more violent forms of radicalization that arose from 1968 and the brutal reactions from those in power that brought the era to an end."--Dust jacket.
Subject: Nineteen sixty-eight, A.D.
Protest movements > History > 20th century.
Radicalism > History > 20th century.
Government, Resistance to > History > 20th century.
World politics > 1965-1975.
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Radicalism.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture.
Social change > History > 20th century.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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