Daily Life in the 1960s Counterculture

by
Jim Willisauthor

Jim Willis, PhD, is professor emeritus of journalism at Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA. He is author of numerous books including Daily Life Behind the Iron Curtain, and 100 Media Moments That Changed America.

Daily Life in the 1960s Counterculture

20190831

Greenwood

Pages 254
Topics 1960s;1968 Democratic National Convention;Civil Rights Movement;Counterculture;Daily Life;Film and Television in the 1960s;Kennedy Assassination;Music in the 1960s;Sexual Revolution;American History: Culture;Popular Culture

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Daily Life in the 1960s Counterculture

Author(s): Willis, Jim;
Contributors: Willis, Jim;
Abstract:

This book looks at daily life during a pivotal decade in American history: the 1960s. It covers the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement as well as counterculture and protest movements.


• Explains how political issues became personal threats to millions of Americans in the 1960s

• Recounts the birth of the 1960s civil rights movement in America

• Shows the roles that 1960s film, television, and music played in the lives of Americans

• Provides an understanding of the sexual revolution that began in the 1960s

• Offers readers with a firsthand look at the ideas that spurred people to action in the 1960s through primary source selections

SortTitle: daily life in the 1960s counterculture
Keyword(s): 1960s; 1968 Democratic National Convention; Civil Rights Movement; Counterculture; Daily Life; Film and Television in the 1960s; Kennedy Assassination; Music in the 1960s; Sexual Revolution; American History: Culture; Popular Culture
Author Info:
Jim Willisauthor

Jim Willis, PhD, is professor emeritus of journalism at Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA. He is author of numerous books including Daily Life Behind the Iron Curtain, and 100 Media Moments That Changed America.

eISBN-13: 9781440859014
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440859007
Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 254
Publication Date: 20190831
Series: Daily Life