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Reframing 1968: American Politics, Protest and Identity

Martin Halliwell and Nick Witham


In 1968 a series of local, national and global upheavals coalesced to produce some of the most consequential protest movements in the history of the United States. By examining the impact of 1968 on the shape of American politics, culture and identity, this volume offers a major fiftieth-year anniversary retrospective of this watershed year for activism and radical politics. Reframing 1968 brings together thirteen new interdisciplinary essays by leading historians that focus on questions of race, gender, class, sexuality, war, democracy, urban demonstrations, campus radicalism, and the culture ... More

Keywords: 1968, Protest, Politics, Spaces, Identity, Activism, Radicalism, Social Movements

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780748698936
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698936.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martin Halliwell, editor
University of Leicester

Nick Witham, editor
Institute of the Americas, University College London

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