Paperback. Pub Date: 2005. Pages: 464 in Publisher: Vintage Books USA It was the year of sex and drugs and rock and roll; it was also the year of the Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy. assassinations the Prague Spring. The Chicago convention. the Tet offensive in Vietnam and the anti-war movement. the student rebellion that paralysed France. civil rights. the beginning of the end for the Soviet Union. and the birth of the women’s movement. With 1968: The Year that Rocked the World….
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Provides a detailed look at 1968, a pivotal year in the history of the twentieth century, exploring the turbulent events, politics, culture, economics, and social changes that mark..
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In this monumental new book, award-winning author Mark Kurlansky has written his most ambitious work to date: a singular and ultimately definitive look at a pivotal moment in histo..
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It was the year of sex and drugs and rock and roll; it was also the year of the Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy assassinations, the Prague Spring, the Chicago convention, the ..
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From assassinations to student riots, this is “a splendidly evocative account of a historic year—a year of tumult, of trauma, and of tragedy” (Arthur Schlesinger Jr.). In the..
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Provides a look at the major historical events that took place during this tumultuous year and the impact they had on the country and the world overall, including Dr. Martin Luther..
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Growing up in the years following World War II, Joel Bloom always played soldiers with his friends. But by the time he's eighteen, the Vietnam War is in full swing, and it's not as..
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In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rathe..