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The Sixties: Reviewing the Decade that Rocked the World Mike and Laurence Peters
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
Binding: Perfect Bound
The book is a set of essays that examines the cultural and political meaning of the sixties through some key iconic events such as Dylan's decision to leave folk music behind and go electric, Mick Jagger's flirtation with radical politics through his involvement in the Grosvenor Square riots, Ellsberg's decision to leak the Pentagon papers and many other key episodes. Award winning writer Sherill Tippins comments, "With precision and insight, Mike and Laurence Peters demonstrate that it takes both individuals and coalitions to make a revolution. From Bob Dylan’s lightning bolt, “Like a Rolling Stone,” to the Freedom Riders’ painstakingly-planned symbolic protest, to American intellectual ...