A history of the Seventies : the political, cultural, social and economical developments that shaped the modern world /

Relegated to the back bench, the Seventies are often considered as no more than a bridge between the more momentous decades of the Sixties and Eighties. However, delving into this historical period, this book asks; how significant were the Seventies in terms of political, economic and cultural devel...

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Main Author: Dianda, Bas.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Wilmington, DE : Vernon Press, 2019.
Series:Series in world history
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Table of Contents:
  • PART 1 TYPOLOGY OF THE TIME SPAN 1945-2018
  • 1. The Seventies' Gap
  • 2. Transition Period
  • PART 2 CLIMATE OF THE SEVENTIES
  • PART 2.1 End of the Vietnam War
  • 3. Vietnam
  • 4. American Polarization of the Early Seventies
  • 5. Further Setbacks
  • 6. Paris Peace Accords
  • 7. Nixon Policies
  • PART 2.2 Watergate
  • 8. The Scandal
  • 9. Consequences
  • PART 2.3 Financial Scandals
  • 10. Franklin National Bank
  • PART 2.4 Counterculture
  • 11. The New Left
  • 12. Introduction to Counterculture
  • 13. Counterculture
  • 14. Rock Music
  • 15. Fashion
  • 16. Drug Issues
  • 17. Feminism
  • 18. Radical Feminism
  • 19. Environmentalism
  • 20. Alternative communes
  • 21. The Informality of the Seventies
  • PART 2.5 Political Climate of the Seventies
  • 22. Restiveness of the Early Seventies
  • 23. The American Divide
  • 24. The Violent International Atmosphere of the Seventies
  • 25. Yom Kippur War
  • PART 2.6 The Normality of the Seventies
  • 26. Some General Data
  • 27. Technology and Developments
  • 28. Deindustrialization
  • 29. Concorde
  • 30. 1973-Laws
  • 31. Books
  • PART 3 THE NEW ECONOMIC ORDER 123
  • PART 3.1 The Radical Economic Transformation during the Seventies
  • 32. Bretton Woods Agreement
  • 33. The Nixon Shock
  • 34. Deregulation
  • 35. Neoliberalism
  • PART 3.2 1973-Oil Crisis
  • 36. Oil Crisis
  • 37. Some Economic Figure
  • 38. Genesis of the Oil Shock
  • 39. Further Considerations
  • 40. Summing up
  • 41. Cheap Money of the Seventies
  • 42. Energy, Inflation and Unemployment
  • 43. Lack of Alternative Solutions
  • 44. Further Consequences of the 1973-Oil Crisis
  • 45. Oil Crisis in the United States
  • 46. Oil Crisis in Europe
  • PART 4 CONSEQUENCES OF THE SEVENTIES
  • 47. The Seventies as a Momentous Decade
  • PART 4.1 End of the Long Boom
  • 48. The Long Boom
  • 49. Origins of the Long Boom
  • 50. Baby Boom
  • 51. The Good Life
  • 52. Consequences of the End of the Long Boom
  • PART 4.2 Cold War Evolution
  • 53. Cold War Evolution
  • 54. Cold War II
  • PART 4.3 Oil and Gas Litigation
  • 55. Oil Disputes
  • PART 5 CONSEQUENCES OF THE OIL CRISIS OVER DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • 56. Oil Crisis and Developing Countries
  • PART 5.1 Ethiopia
  • 57. Fall of the Ethiopian Empire
  • 58. Post-Imperial Ethiopia
  • 59. Ethiopia in the Eighties
  • 60. Links and Further Development
  • PART 5.2 Bangladesh
  • 61. 1974-Famine
  • PART 5.3 Chile
  • 62. Salvador Allende
  • 63. Alleged Foreign Meddling
  • 64. Further Economic Factors
  • 65. The Invisible Blockade
  • 66. Relationship between the Nixon Shock and the 1973-Chilean Crisis
  • PART 5.4 Iran
  • 67. Iran of Mohammed Mosaddegh
  • 68. Reza Pahlavi
  • 69. Persepolis
  • 70. The loss of the Western Support
  • 71. Iranian Revolution
  • 72. Destabilizing Effects
  • 73. Resumption of Sunni-Shia Tensions
  • 74. Radicalization of the Mideast
  • 75. Consequences of the Iranian Revolution for Iraq
  • 76. Lebanese Civil War
  • 77. Hezbollah
  • 78. Arab Spring
  • PART 5.5 Egypt
  • 79. Camp David
  • PART 5.6 Iraq
  • 80. Iraqi Factionalism
  • 81. Ascent to Power of Saddam Hussein
  • 82. Saddam Hussein
  • 83. Influence of the Oil Crisis on the Mideast Recent History
  • 84. Political Background of the Iran-Iraq War
  • 85. Iran-Iraq War
  • 86. Outline of Future Developments
  • PART 6 SECOND OIL CRISIS OF THE SEVENTIES
  • 87. 1979-Oil Crisis
  • 88. The Mexican Crisis
  • 89. Consequences of High Oil Prices
  • PART 7 SOVIET UNION BREAKUP
  • 90. Leonid Brezhnev
  • 91. The Soviet Crisis
  • 92. Costs of the Intelligence Service Activities
  • 93. Background of the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan
  • 94. The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan
  • 95. Fall of the Berlin Wall
  • 96. Link between Oil and Soviet Crisis
  • PART 8 LEGACIES OF THE SEVENTIES
  • 97. Political Radicalism
  • 98. Boom of the Media
  • 99. Individualism as Legacy of the Seventies
  • 100. Political Consent as Legacy of the Seventies
  • 101. Summing Up.