A most excellent reader from a class I took on the sixties This gets five stars because I really think they did THAT good of a job of collecting a wide range of documents that embodies the decade It s a great text book long reading but I love that embodies the decade It s a great text book long reading but I love it incorporates actual letters and speeches love it particularly about the feminist movements in that era Essential collection of 1960s speeches letters and documents Mostly a collection of various primary doc. The second edition of Takin' it to the streets revises the comprehensive collection of primary documents of the 1960s that has become the leading reader on the era Adopted nationwide this anthology brings together representative writings many of which have been unavailable for years or have never been reprinted Drawn from mainstream sources little nown sixties periodicals pamphlets public speeches and personal voices the selections range from the Port Huron Statement and the. .
Cated overnight but it doesn t mean we shouldn t try If anything what these collection of primary documents has taught me that we just have t try If anything what these collection of primary documents has taught me that we just have Academia Nuts keep on fighting and roll with the punches An absolutely essential reader for any student of the Sixties so glad that i didn t live in the 60 s so much going on i would not have been able toeep up with the 60 s so much going on i would not have been able to eep up with madness it was really interesting and informative and highlighted almost every movement from the crazy decade.
Conservative Current ThatConservative current that counter to typical sixties movements For this revised edition the editors have added nearly thirty selections including new readings on religion the drug culture the sexual revolution gay rights conservatism and the Vietnam War experience Covering an extremely popular period of history Takin' it to the streets remains the most accessible and authoritative reader on an extraordinary decade one unlike America had seen before or has experienced sin. Uments from the 1960s with some commentary You get a real sense Of The Radical Social the radical social political movements during this time Once reading all of the primary documents you get two almost contradictory conclusions one how far we have progressed since the 60s and two how some things still remain the same Were the 60s a success That s difficult to determine and not an easy answer All I m going to say is that change is slow we can t expect ineuality to be eradi. NOW Bill of Rights to speeches by Malcolm X Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan to private letters from civil rights workers and Vietnam soldiers Introductions and headnotes by the editors highlight the importance of particular documents relating them to each other and placing them within the broader Context Of The Decade Particular Attention Is of the decade Particular attention is to civil rights Black Power the counterculture the women's movement anti war activity and gay and lesbian struggles as well as the. .