The Hidden 1970s

  1. Home
  2. Bookstore
  3. The Hidden 1970s

The Hidden 1970s

By Dan Berger

Rent or Buy eTextbook

Expires on May 15th, 2022
$31.95

Publisher List Price: $0.00

The 1970s were a complex, multilayered, and critical part of a long era of profound societal change and an essential component of the decade before-several of the most iconic events of "the sixties" occurred in the ten years that followed. The Hidden 1970s explores the distinctiveness of those years, a time when radicals tried to change the world as the world changed around them. This powerful collection is a compelling assessment of left-wing social movements in a period many have described as dominated by conservatism or confusion. Scholars examine critical and largely buried legacies of the 1970s. The decade of Nixon's fall and Reagan's rise also saw widespread indigenous militancy, prisoner uprisings, transnational campaigns for self-determination, pacifism, and queer theories of play as political action. Contributors focus on diverse topics, including the internationalization of Black Power and Native sovereignty, organizing for Puerto Rican independence among Latinos and whites, and women's self-defense. Essays and ideas trace the roots of struggles from the 1960s through the 1970s, providing fascinating insight into the myriad ways that radical social movements shaped American political culture in the 1970s and the many ways they continue to do so today.

Subject: Social Sciences -> History -> American History

The Hidden 1970s
Publisher: Rutgers University Press 9/24/10
Imprint: Rutgers University Press
Language: English

ISBN 10: 0813550335
ISBN 13: 9780813550336
Print ISBN: 9780813548739

Live Chats