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Download PDF by David Chalmers: And the Crooked Places Made Straight (The American Moment)

By David Chalmers

ISBN-10: 1421408228

ISBN-13: 9781421408224

David Chalmers's generally acclaimed evaluate of the Nineteen Sixties describes how the civil rights circulate touched off a growing to be problem to standard values and preparations. Chalmers recounts the judicial revolution that set nationwide criteria for race, politics, policing, and privateness. He examines the lengthy, wasting struggle on poverty and the fight among the media and the govt. over the struggle in Vietnam. He follows feminism's "second wave" and the emergence of the environmental, buyer, and citizen motion routine. He additionally explores the worlds of rock, intercourse, and medicine, and the entwining of the early life tradition, the counterculture, and the yankee marketplace.

This newly revised version covers the conservative counter-revolution and cultural wars. It includes the legacy of the Nineteen Sixties ahead: from Tom Hayden’s idealistic 1962 Port Huron assertion via Newt Gingrich’s 1994 "Contract with the US" and Grover Norquist’s twenty-first century "Tax Payer’s safeguard Pledge."

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