Long Time Gone
Sixties America Then and Now
Edited by Alexander Bloom
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Long Time Gone by Alexander Bloom
Book DescriptionThis book examines the gulf between the history and mythology that has grown up around different aspects of the Sixties, ranging from the counterculture to gay rights to the student and women's movements to the Johnson presidency. One of the volumes launching the Viewpoints of American Culture series, this collection of original essays features writing by scholars and public figures, including Tom Wicker, John D'Emilio, and Julian Bond, and includes their personal reflections on the decade.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195125146
(241mm x 160mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Alexander Bloom
Long Time Gone, Paperback (April 2001)
This study examines the gulf between the history and mythology that has grown up around different aspects of the 1960s, ranging from the counterculture to gay rights, to the student and women's movements, and to the Johnson presidency.
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Bloom's study of the New York intellectuals-Lionel Trilling, Alfred Kazin, Daniel Bell, Harold Rosenberg, Saul Bellow, and Irving Kristol, among them-retraces their common past, from their New York City ghetto upbringing and education through their radicalization in the '30s to their preeminence in the postwar literary and academic world.
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Author Biography - Alexander Bloom
Alexander Bloom is Professor of History and American Studies at Wheaton College in Massachusetts. He is the author of Prodigal Sons: The New York Intellectuals and Their World (Oxford, 1986) and co-editor of "Takin' It to the Streets": A Sixties Reader (Oxford, 1995).
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