The 1970s a new global history from civil rights to economic inequality /

The 1970s looks at an iconic decade when the cultural left and economic right came to the fore in American society and the world at large. While many have seen the 1970s as simply a period of failures epitomized by Watergate, inflation, the oil crisis, global unrest, and disillusionment with militar...

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Main Author: Borstelmann, Thomas.
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: Princton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2012.
Series:America in the world.
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Summary:The 1970s looks at an iconic decade when the cultural left and economic right came to the fore in American society and the world at large. While many have seen the 1970s as simply a period of failures epitomized by Watergate, inflation, the oil crisis, global unrest, and disillusionment with military efforts in Vietnam, Thomas Borstelmann creates a new framework for understanding the period and its legacy. He demonstrates how the 1970s increased social inclusiveness and, at the same time, encouraged commitments to the free market and wariness of government. As a result, American culture and mu.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiv, 401 pages).
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781400839704
140083970X
9780691157917
069115791X (Trade Paper)