Long Time Gone

Long Time Gone : Sixties America Then and Now

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This book examines the gulf between the history and mythology that has grown up around different aspects of the Sixties, ranging from the counterculture to gay rights to the student and women's movements to the Johnson presidency. One of the volumes launching the Viewpoints of American Culture series, this collection of original essays features writing by scholars and public figures, including Tom Wicker, John D'Emilio, and Julian Bond, and includes their personal reflections on the decade.show more

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  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 152 x 230 x 16mm | 379.99g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195125150
  • 9780195125153
  • 2,006,601

About Alexander Bloom

Alexander Bloom is Professor of History and American Studies at Wheaton College in Massachusetts. He is the author of Prodigal Sons: The New York Intellectuals and Their World (Oxford, 1986) and co-editor of "Takin' It to the Streets": A Sixties Reader (Oxford, 1995).show more

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Bloom's collection of memoirs, polemics and analytical discussions will find many admirers among the veterans of the new left, but it is also useful as a record of the extraordinary level of emotions aroused by the decade. * American Studies Today *show more

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