Surveys of the 1960s



Bibliography of books that discuss the decade in its entirely. They discuss the main social and political issue of the 1960s all in one volume. The most comprehensive ones are listed here.

Bibliography: Survey of the 60s

Archer, Jules. The incredible sixties : the stormy years that changed America. San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1st ed., 1986. 223 p.

Berman, Ronald. America in the sixties; an intellectual history. New York : Harper and Row, 1970, (c)1968. 291 p.

Bloom, Alexander. Long time gone : sixties America then and now. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001. 229 p.

Bloom, Alexander and Wini Breines, eds. “Takin’ it to the streets” : a sixties reader. 2nd ed.New York : Oxford University Press, 2003. xvi, 533 p.

Burner, David. Making peace with the Sixties. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1996. 295 p.

Burner, David; Robert D. Marcus and Thomas R. West et al. A giant’s strength; America in the 1960s. New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971. 196 p.

Dudley, William. The 1960s : opposing viewpoints. San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, 1997. 268 p.

Dudley, William. The 1960s. San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, c2000. 268 p.

Farber, David. The age of great dreams : America in the 1960s Eric Foner, consulting editor. 1st ed. New York : Hill and Wang, 1994. 296 p.

Farber, David, ed. The Sixties : from memory to history. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1994. 333 p.

Goldstein, Toby. Waking from the dream : America in the sixties. New York : J. Messner, 1988. 167 p.

Goodwin, Richard N. Remembering America : a voice from the sixties. Boston : Little, Brown, 1st ed., 1988. 552 p.

Gosse, Van and Richard Moser, eds. The world the sixties made : politics and culture in recent America. Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2003. vii, 338 p.

Heale, M. J. The sixties in America : history, politics, and protest. Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2001. 177 p.

Isserman, Maurice and Michael Kazin. America divided : the civil war of the 1960s. New York : Oxford University Press, 2004. 371 p.

Joseph, Peter. Good times; an oral history of America in the nineteen sixties. New York, Charterhouse, 1973. 472 p.

Koerselman, Gary H. The lost decade : a story of America in the 1960’s. New York : P. Lang, 1987. 354 p.

Levy, Peter B. America in the sixties–right, left, and center : a documentary history. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998. 316 p.

Macedo, Stephen, ed. Reassessing the sixties : debating the political and cultural legacy. 1st ed. New York : W.W. Norton, c1997. 297 p.

Margolis, Jon. The last innocent year : America in 1964 : the beginning of the “sixties”. New York : William Morrow and Co., 1st ed., 1999. 401 p.

Marcus, Daniel. Happy days and wonder years; the fifties and the sixties in contemporary cultural politics. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2004.

Morgan, Edward P. The 60s experience : hard lessons about modern America. Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1991. 357 p.

Rielly, Edward J. The 1960s. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003. 285 p.

Rorabaugh, W. J. Kennedy and the promise of the sixties. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002. 317 p.

Singleton, Carl. and Wildin, Rowena. The sixties in America. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, 1999 3 v. 907 p.

Steigerwald, David. The sixties and the end of modern America. New York : St. Martin’s Press, 1995. 328 p.

Unger, Irwin and Debi Unger, eds. The times were a changin’ : the Sixties reader. 1st ed. New York : Three Rivers Press, 1998.

The Sixties : as reported by the New York Times. Edited by Arleen Keylin and Laurie Barnett ; introd. by Tom Wicker. New York : Arno Press, 1980. 248 p.

Zinn, Howard. Postwar America, 1945-1971. Boston, Mass. : South End Press, Edition: [South End Press ed.], 2002, 1973. 278 p.

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The Sixties: A Journey Through Politics and Culture.
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