Overview:1968: The Year that Rocked the World - 'A fascinating account...combining the rigour of the historian with the powerful emotions of someone who was a twenty-year-old student at the time' UncutIt was the year of sex and drugs and rock and roll. But what impact did it have on today's political and social landscape?It was also the year of the Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy assassinations, the Prague Spring, the Chicago convention, the Tet offensive in Vietnam and the anti-war movement, the student rebellion that paralysed France, civil rights, the beginning of the end for the Soviet Union, and the birth of the women's movement. With 1968: The Year that Rocked the World, award-winning journalist Mark Kurlansky has written his magnum opus - a cultural and political history of that world-changingyear of social upheaval, when television's impact on global events first became apparent, and when simultaneously - in Paris, Prague, London, Berkeley, and all over the globe - uprisingsspontaneously occurred. 1968 encompasses the worlds of youth and music, politics, war, economics, assassinations, riots, demonstrations and the media, and shows us how we got to where we are today.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725707-9780099429623. It was written by the following authors: Mark Kurlansky. Book 1968: The Year that Rocked the World, which can be read online, published by the company: Vintage Publishing. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: History. The book was published on 2005-02-03 00:00:00. It has 464 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 319 g. File for download 1968: The Year that Rocked the World has PDF format and is called 1968-the-year-that-rocked-the-world.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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