The 1970s

The 1970s

A New Global History From Civil Rights to Economic Inequality

Book - 2012
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"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 much of the rest of the world became more--and less--equal."--Book jacket flap.
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2012
ISBN: 9780691141565
0691141568
9780691157917
069115791X
Branch Call Number: 909.827 BORSTELM
Characteristics: viii, 401 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Nineteen seventies

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