The Sixties in America Reference Library presents a broad overview of the turbulent 1960s, a decade that forever changed the American social, political and cultural landscape.
The Sixties in America: Almanac covers major issues of the period, from Cold War politics and the civil rights movement to antiwar protests and Motown.
The Sixties in America: Biographies features profiles of the major figures from the 1960s, including John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Abbie Hoffman, Martin Luther King, Jr., Rachel Carson, Bob Dylan and Muhammad Ali.
The Sixties in America: Primary Sources includes excerpts from speeches, diary entries and other primary source materials, including John Kerry's statement on behalf of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War; Malcolm X's "The Ballot or the Bullet"; and Betty Friedan's "Feminine Mystique."
For table of contents, sample pages or other volume specific information see the entry for the Almanac, Biographies or Primary Sources.
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"Research in these volumes may help Generation Z students understand their parents and grandparents who are part of the Baby Boomers and came to adulthood in the Sixties. The vocabulary could be read by upper middle school students. Recommended for middle and high school collections."
-- Refernce for Students 2005
Price: US $236.00