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Long March
By Roger Kimball

The Long March

How the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s Changed America

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Long March by Roger Kimball

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In The Long March, Roger Kimball, the author of Tenured Radicals, shows how the "cultural revolution" of the 1960s and '70s took hold in America, lodging in our hearts and minds, and affecting our innermost assumptions about what counts as the good life. Kimball believes that the counterculture transformed high culture as well as our everyday life in terms of attitudes toward self and country, sex and drugs, and manners and morality. Believing that this dramatic change "cannot be understood apart from the seductive personalities who articulated its goals," he intersperses his argument with incisive portraits of the life and thought of Allen Ginsberg, Norman Mailer, Timothy Leary, Susan Sontag, Eldridge Cleaver and other "cultural revolutionaries" who made their mark. For all that has been written about the counterculture, until now there has not been a chronicle of how this revolutionary movement succeeded and how its ideas helped provoke today's "culture wars." The Long March fills this gap with a compelling and well-informed narrative that is sure to provoke discussion and debate.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781893554306
ISBN-10: 1893554309
Format: Paperback
(205mm x 164mm x 20mm)
Pages: 326
Imprint: Encounter Books,USA
Publisher: Encounter Books,USA
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Future Tense by Roger Kimball Future Tense, Hardback (October 2012)

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Author Biography - Roger Kimball

Roger Kimball is managing editor of the New Criterion.

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