By David De Leon
The throngs at Woodstock, Jane Fonda in Hanoi, "I Have a Dream," burning draft playing cards, hearth within the streets--these photos of the Sixties are nonetheless a great deal alive this day. What occurred to the folks and rules that ruled that decade? Which leaders from these turbulent years had the longest enduring impression on our lives this day? How good have the rules for which these leaders fought so strongly withstood the attempt of time? This thought-provoking biographical dictionary permits the reader to review the leaders, either conservative and liberal, their beliefs, and their enduring impression. With significant sections on racial democracy, peace and freedom, sexuality and gender, the surroundings, radical tradition, and visions of other societies, Leaders from the Nineteen Sixties comprises entries on a big variety of nationally widespread activists of the Nineteen Sixties. as well as those that ruled basically the sixties, the amount contains past activists who got here into prominence within the Nineteen Sixties and activists of the period who got here into prominence because the Sixties. every one access offers a biographical cartoon, however the concentration of the entries is at the person's easy ideas or the essence of his or her paintings and the general public reaction it generated. integrated are large bibliographies at the contributors and the interval.
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