1968: The Year that Rocked the World

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….


Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Mark Kurlansky | Publisher : Random House Incorporated

ISBN 10 : 9780345455826
ISBN 13 : 0345455827

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..


Pub Date : 2003-12-30 | Author : Mark Kurlansky | Publisher : Ballantine Books

ISBN 10 : 0345471911
ISBN 13 : 9780345471918

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..


Pub Date : 2010-06-10 | Author : Mark Kurlansky | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781407020709
ISBN 13 : 1407020706

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 ..

1968 In America

Pub Date : 2012-11-27 | Author : Charles Kaiser | Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9780802193247
ISBN 13 : 0802193242

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..

Nineteen Sixty Eight

Pub Date : 2009-01-06 | Author : Michael Kaufman | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 1596434287
ISBN 13 : 9781596434288

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..

Battle Fatigue

Pub Date : 2011-11-07 | Author : Mark Kurlansky | Publisher : A&C Black

ISBN 10 : 9781408829639
ISBN 13 : 1408829630

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..


Pub Date : 2009-01-21 | Author : Mark Kurlansky | Publisher : Modern Library

ISBN 10 : 9780307497109
ISBN 13 : 0307497100

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..

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