The Sixties as History: A Review of the Political Historiography

  title={The Sixties as History: A Review of the Political Historiography},
  author={Michael John Heale},
  journal={Reviews in American History},
  pages={133 - 152}
  • M. Heale
  • Published 14 March 2005
  • Sociology
  • Reviews in American History
The concept of a historical decade seems first to have been invented for the 1890s, but for the American twentieth century the Sixties has excited more popular and academic attention than any other.' Conferences, websites, and television and radio programs seem almost in permanent and argumentative session to debate the Sixties. University courses and textbooks have proliferated, yet no two look alike. They disagree over dates, content, and significance. They even disagree over case-is the… Expand
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