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  1. Week 1 seminar (ii) - Set Secondary Reading 1 item
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
  2. Week 1 seminar (ii) - Set Primary Sources 2 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. On the Morning after the Sixties - Joan Didion

      Chapter Essential Set reading for first seminar: PLEASE READ.

    2. A Collective Sadness - M. Harrington 1974

      Article Essential Set reading for first seminar: PLEASE READ

  3. Week 1 seminar (ii) - Recommended Secondary Reading 10 items
    Further recommended readings for this class.
    1. America in the seventies - Bailey, Beth L., Farber, David R. 2004

      Book Recommended

    2. It seemed like nothing happened: America in the 1970s - Carroll, Peter N. 1990

      Book Recommended

    3. Age of fracture - Daniel T. Rodgers 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    4. Mad as hell: the crisis of the 1970s and the rise of the populist Right - Sandbrook, Dominic 2012

      Book Recommended

    5. The seventies: the great shift in American culture, society, and politics - Schulman, Bruce J. 2002

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

  4. Week 2 seminar (i) - Set Secondary Reading 2 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
  5. Week 2 seminar (i) - Set Primary Sources 1 item
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. The end of ideology: on the exhaustion of political ideas in the fifties - Daniel Bell 1960

      Book Essential 'The Capitalism of the Proletariat' and 'The End of Ideology in the West' ONLY.

  6. Week 2 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 11 items
    Further recommended readings for this class.
    1. The Sixties: from memory to history - Farber, David R. c1994 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. The age of great dreams: America in the 1960s - David R. Farber, Eric Foner 1994

      Book Recommended

    3. The rise and fall of the New Deal Order, 1930-1980 - Steve Fraser, Gary Gerstle 1989

      Book Recommended

    4. The Sixties: years of hope days of rage - Gitlin, Todd 1987

      Book Recommended

    5. America divided: the civil war of the 1960s - Maurice Isserman, Michael Kazin c2012

      Book Recommended Chapters 1, 3, 6 ONLY.

    6. The unraveling of America: a history of liberalism in the 1960s - Matusow, Allen J. 1986, c1984

      Book Recommended

    7. The Great Society and the high tide of liberalism - Sidney M. Milkis, Jerome M. Mileur c2005

      Book Recommended Especially essays by Milkis, Mileur and Heclo.

    8. Beyond the liberal consensus: a political history of the United States since 1965 - Morgan, Iwan W. 1994

      Book Recommended Chapter 1 ONLY.

    9. The origins of the urban crisis: race and inequality in postwar Detroit - Thomas J. Sugrue c2014

      Book Recommended Chapter 8 and Conclusion ONLY.

  7. Week 2 seminar (ii) - Set Primary Sources 2 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. An American melodrama: the Presidential campaign of 1968 - Lewis Chester, Godfrey Hodgson, Bruce Page 1969

      Book Essential Available on Moodle. Please read pp. 3-20, 41-53, 305-313.

    2. Miami and the siege of Chicago: an informal history of the American political conventions of 1968 - Norman Mailer 1969

      Book Essential Available on Moodle. Please read pp. 154-176.

  8. Week 2 seminar (ii) - Recommended Secondary Reading 11 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. The unfinished journey: America since World War II - William Henry Chafe 2003

      Book Recommended Chapters 11-12 ONLY.

    2. Chicago '68 - David R. Farber 1988 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. 1968, the world transformed - Carole Fink, Philipp Gassert, Detlef Junker 1998 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 1-3, 7, 15 ONLY.

    4. The Sixties: years of hope days of rage - Gitlin, Todd 1987

      Book Recommended

    5. 1968: the election that changed America - Lewis L. Gould c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    6. America divided: the civil war of the 1960s - Isserman, Maurice, Kazin, Michael 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 12 ONLY.

    7. The unraveling of America: a history of liberalism in the 1960s - Matusow, Allen J. 1986, c1984

      Book Recommended

    8. Beyond the liberal consensus: a political history of the United States since 1965 - Morgan, Iwan W. 1994

      Book Recommended Chapter 1 ONLY.

    9. The making of the president, 1968 - Theodore H. White 1969

      Book Recommended

  9. Week 3 seminar (i) - Set Secondary Reading 3 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Malaise: The Crisis of Capitalism in the 1970s - Charles Maier

      Chapter Essential PLEASE READ for seminar.

  10. Week 3 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 8 items
    Further recommended readings for this class.
    1. Something happened: a political and cultural overview of the seventies - Edward D. Berkowitz c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 3 ONLY.

    2. The great persuasion: reinventing free markets since the Depression - Angus Burgin 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 5-6 ONLY.

    3. More: the politics of economic growth in postwar America - Collins, Robert M. 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 3-5 ONLY.

    4. Nixon's economy: booms, busts, dollars, and votes - Matusow, Allen J. 1998

      Book Recommended

    5. A superpower transformed: the remaking of American foreign relations in the 1970s - Daniel J. Sargent c2015

      Book Recommended Chapters 4-5 ONLY.

    6. The Global 1970s and the Echo of the Great Depression - A.M. Taylor

      Chapter Recommended

  11. Week 3 seminar (ii) - Set Secondary Reading 1 item
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Stayin' alive: the 1970s and the last days of the working class - Cowie, Jefferson c2010

      Book Essential Introduction, pp. 1-19, ONLY.

  12. Week 3 seminar (ii) - Set Primary Sources 2 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. The hidden injuries of class - Sennett, Richard, Cobb, Jonathan 1977

      Book Essential Available on Moodle.

  13. Week 3 seminar (ii) - Recommended Secondary Reading 7 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. Beyond the ruins: the meanings of deindustrialization - Cowie, Jefferson, Heathcott, Joseph 2003

      Book 

    2. State of the union: a century of American labor - Lichtenstein, Nelson c2002

      Book Recommended Chapters 4-6 ONLY.

    3. No direction home: the American family and the fear of national decline, 1968-1980 - Zaretsky, Natasha c2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 2-3 ONLY.

  14. Week 4 seminar (i) - Set Secondary Reading 1 item
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
  15. Week 4 seminar (i) - Set Primary Sources 2 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. America in Vietnam - Lewy, Guenter 1978 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Why we were in Vietnam - Podhoretz, Norman c1982

      Book Recommended

  16. Week 4 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 9 items
    Further recommended readings for this class.
    1. The scar that binds: American culture and the Vietnam War - Keith Beattie c1998 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. A noble cause?: America and the Vietnam War - Gerard J. De Groot 2000

      Book Recommended

    3. Reclaiming American virtue: the human rights revolution of the 1970s - Barbara J. Keys 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 5-7, 9-10 ONLY.

    4. A time for peace: the legacy of the Vietnam War - Schulzinger, Robert D. 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. At the water's edge: American politics and the Vietnam War - Melvin Small c2005

      Book Recommended

  17. Week 4 seminar (ii) - Recommended Secondary Reading 9 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. The return of the Ayatollah: the Iranian Revolution from Mossadeq to Khomeini - Muḥammad Ḥasanayn Haykal 1983

      Book Recommended

    2. US foreign policy and the Iran hostage crisis - David Patrick Houghton c2001 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

  18. Week 5 seminar (i) - Set Secondary Reading 1 item
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
  19. Week 5 seminar (i) - Recommended Primary Sources 7 items
    For use in classes and coursework.
    1. The liberated man - Farrell, Warren 1993

      Book Recommended

    2. The dialectic of sex: the case for feminist revolution - Firestone, Shulamith 1971

      Book Recommended

    3. The female eunuch - Greer, Germaine 1999

      Book Recommended

    4. Sexual politics - Millett, Kate c2000

      Book Recommended

    5. Men's liberation: a new definition of masculinity - Nichols, Jack 1975

      Book Recommended

  20. Week 5 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 8 items
    Further recommended readings for this week's class.
    1. "She Can Bring Home the Bacon": Negotiating Gender in Seventies America - Beth Bailey

      Chapter Recommended

    2. The new women's movement: feminism and political power in Europe and the USA - Dahlerup, Drude 1986

      Book Recommended

    3. Born for liberty: a history of women in America - Evans, Sara M. 1997

      Book Recommended Chapters 12-13 ONLY.

    4. Front porch politics: the forgotten heyday of American activism in the 1970s and 1980s - Foley, Michael S. 2013

      Book Recommended Chapter 3 ONLY.

  21. Week 5 seminar (ii): Recommended Primary Sources 3 items
    Further primary source suggestions for this class.
    1. Why we lost the ERA - Mansbridge, Jane J. 1986

      Book Recommended

    2. The power of the positive woman - Schlafly, Phyllis 1977

      Book Recommended

  22. Week 5 seminar (ii): Recommended Secondary Reading 9 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. Phyllis Schlafly and grassroots conservatism: a woman's crusade - Critchlow, Donald T. c2005

      Book Recommended

    2. All in the family: the realignment of American democracy since the 1960s - Self, Robert O.

      Book Recommended Chapters 10-11 ONLY.

    3. Pregnancy and power: a short history of reproductive politics in America - Rickie Solinger c2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. Gender and America's Right Turn - Marjorie Spruill

      Chapter Recommended

    5. On the move: American women in the 1970s - Winifred D. Wandersee c1995

      Book Recommended

  23. Week 6 seminar (i) - Set Secondary Reading 4 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Better day coming: Blacks and equality, 1890-2000 - Adam Fairclough 2002

      Book Essential Chapter 14 ONLY.

    2. The Black Power Movement: A State of the Field - P. E. Joseph 01/12/2009

      Article Essential

  24. Week 6 seminar (i) - Recommended Primary Sources 7 items
    For use in classes and coursework.
    1. Black power: the politics of liberation in America - Carmichael, Stokely, Hamilton, Charles V. 1992

      Book Recommended

    2. Soul on ice - Eldridge Cleaver 1968

      Book Recommended

    3. The crisis of the Negro intellectual - Harold Cruse 1969

      Book Recommended

  25. Week 6 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 11 items
    Further recommended readings for this class.
    1. Up South: civil rights and black power in Philadelphia - Countryman, Matthew c2006

      Book Recommended Chapters 5-8 ONLY.

    2. Boston against busing: race, class, and ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s - Formisano, Ronald P. 2004

      Book 

    3. American crucible: race and nation in the twentieth century - Gerstle, Gary c2001

      Book Recommended Chapters 8-9 ONLY.

    4. The Black power movement: rethinking the civil rights-Black power era - Peniel E. Joseph 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. Freedom north: Black freedom struggles outside the South, 1940-1980 - Theoharis, Jeanne, Woodard, Komozi 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 5, 8-11 ONLY.

    6. We ain't what we ought to be: the Black freedom struggle from emancipation to Obama - Tuck, Stephen G. N. 2010

      Book Recommended Chapters 10-11 ONLY.

    7. New day in Babylon: the Black power movement and American culture, 1965-1975 - Van Deburg, William L. 1992

      Book Recommended

  26. Week 6 seminar (ii) - Set Primary Sources 3 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders - Tom Wicker, United States. National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders 1968

      Book Essential

    2. Looting for Fun and Profit - Edward Banfield

      Chapter Essential

    3. Common ground: a turbulent decade in the lives of three American families - J. Anthony Lukas 1986, c1985

      Book Essential pp. 238-245, 252-276 ONLY.

  27. Week 6 seminar (ii) - Recommended Secondary Reading 5 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. Boston against busing: race, class, and ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s - Formisano, Ronald P. 2004

      Book Recommended

    2. Fire this time: the Watts Uprising and the 1960s - Gerald Horne 1995

      Book Recommended Chapter 2 ONLY.

    3. Mad as hell: the crisis of the 1970s and the rise of the populist Right - Sandbrook, Dominic 2012

      Book Recommended Chapter 6 ONLY.

    4. The origins of the urban crisis: race and inequality in postwar Detroit - Thomas J. Sugrue c2014

      Book Recommended Chapters 8-9 and Conclusion ONLY.

  28. Week 7 seminar (i) - Set Secondary Reading 2 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Voices of decline: the postwar fate of U.S. cities - Beauregard, Robert A. 2003

      Book Essential Read 'The Crisis of our Cities' chapter ONLY.

  29. Week 7 seminar (i) - Recommended Primary Sources 4 items
    For use in classes and coursework.
    1. The underclass - Ken Auletta 1999

      Book 

    2. The unheavenly city revisited - Banfield, Edward C. 1974

      Book Recommended

  30. Week 7 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 9 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. The "Underclass" debate: views from history - Michael B. Katz, Social Science Research Council (U.S). Committee for Research on the Urban Underclass 1993

      Book Recommended 'Introduction' ONLY.

    2. The future once happened here: New York, D.C., L.A., and the fate of America's big cities - Frederick F. Siegel, ebrary, Inc 2000, c1997 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. The twentieth-century American city - Jon C. Teaford 1993

      Book Recommended Chapter 6 ONLY.

  31. Week 7 seminar (ii) - Set Secondary Reading 1 item
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
  32. Week 7 seminar (ii) - Recommended Primary Sources 4 items
    For use in classes and coursework.
    1. The unheavenly city revisited - Banfield, Edward C. 1974

      Book Recommended

    2. The city - John V. Lindsay 1970

      Book Recommended

  33. Week 7 seminar (ii) - Recommended Secondary Reading 8 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. Spatial regulation in New York City: from urban renewal to zero tolerance - Themis Chronopoulos c2011

      Book Recommended Chapters 4-5 ONLY.

    2. Working-class New York: life and labor since World War II - Joshua Benjamin Freeman c2000

      Book Recommended Chapter 15 ONLY.

    3. Branding New York: how a city in crisis was sold to the world - Miriam Greenberg 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 5-6 ONLY.

    4. Ed Koch and the rebuilding of New York City - Jonathan M. Soffer c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 9-10 ONLY.

  34. Week 8 seminar (ii) - Set Secondary Reading 2 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
  35. Week 8 seminar (ii) - Recommended Primary Sources 4 items
    1. Silent spring - Rachel Carson 2002

      Book Recommended

    2. The closing circle: confronting the environmental crisis - Barry Commoner 1972

      Book Recommended

    3. The population bomb - Paul R. Ehrlich 1975

      Book Recommended

    4. The greening of America - Charles A. Reich 1971

      Book Recommended

  36. Week 8 seminar (ii)- Recommended Secondary Reading 7 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. Nixon and the environment - J. Brooks Flippen, ebrary, Inc c2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Front porch politics: the forgotten heyday of American activism in the 1970s and 1980s - Michael S. Foley 2013

      Book Recommended Chapters 4-6 ONLY.

    3. Beauty, health, and permanence: environmental politics in the United States, 1955-1985 - Samuel P. Hays, Barbara D. Hays 1987

      Book Recommended

    4. A fierce green fire: the American environmental movement - Philip Shabecoff, ebrary, Inc c2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

  37. Week 9 seminar (i): Set secondary reading 2 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Making crime pay: law and order in contemporary American politics - Beckett, Katherine 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Chapter 3 ONLY.

  38. Week 9 seminar (i): Recommended primary sources 6 items
    1. The challenge of crime in a free society: a report - United States. President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice 1967

      Book Recommended

    2. The making of the president, 1968 - Theodore H. White 1969

      Book Recommended Chapter 7 ONLY.

    3. Thinking about crime - Wilson, James Q. 1975

      Book Recommended

    4. Delinquency in a birth cohort - Wolfgang, Marvin E. 1972

      Book Recommended

  39. Week 9 seminar (i): Recommended secondary reading 10 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. Crime and punishment in American history - Lawrence Meir Friedman c1993

      Book Recommended Chapter 14 ONLY.

    2. The prison and the gallows: the politics of mass incarceration in America - Gottschalk, Marie 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 2 ONLY.

    3. Decade of nightmares: the end of the sixties and the making of eighties America - Jenkins, Philip c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 1, 5 ONLY

    4. Losing legitimacy: street crime and the decline of social institutions in America - Gary LaFree 1998

      Book Recommended

  40. Week 9 seminar (ii): Set secondary reading 1 item
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
  41. Week 9 seminar (ii): Set primary sources 1 item
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. What Works? - Robert Martinson 1974

      Article Essential

  42. Week 9 seminar (ii): Recommended primary sources 7 items
    1. Struggle for justice: a report on crime and punishment in America - American Friends Service Committee 1971

      Book 

    2. Soledad brother: the prison letters of George Jackson - George Jackson, ebrary, Inc c1994 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    3. The American prison business - Mitford, Jessica 1974 [i.e. 1975]

      Book 

    4. Doing justice: the choice of punishments : report of the Committee for the Study of Incarceration - Andrew Von Hirsch, Committee for the Study of Incarceration 1976

      Book 

    5. Thinking about crime - Wilson, James Q. 1975

      Book 

    6. Delinquency in a birth cohort - Wolfgang, Marvin E. 1972

      Book 

  43. Week 10 seminar (i) - Set Secondary Reading 1 item
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
  44. Week 10 seminar (i) - Recommended Primary Sources 8 items
    For use in classes and coursework.
    1. Keeping faith: memoirs of a president - Jimmy Carter 1995 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. A time to heal: the autobiography of Gerald R. Ford - Ford, Gerald R. 1979

      Book Recommended

    3. The emerging Republican majority - Phillips, Kevin c1969

      Book Recommended

    4. The real majority - Scammon, Richard M., Wattenberg, Ben J. 1971

      Book Recommended Especially 'Demography is Destiny' and 'The Social Issue'

    5. The imperial presidency - Schlesinger, Arthur M. [1989]

      Book Recommended

  45. Week 10 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 11 items
    Further recommended readings for this week's class.
    1. Something happened: a political and cultural overview of the seventies - Edward D. Berkowitz c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 4-6 ONLY.

    2. The power of the American presidency: 1789-2000 - Michael A. Genovese 2001

      Book Recommended Chapter 7 ONLY.

    3. Nixon reconsidered - Hoff, Joan 1994

      Book Recommended

    4. The presidency of James Earl Carter, Jr - Kaufman, Burton Ira 1993

      Book Recommended

    5. Watergate: a brief history with documents - Kutler, Stanley I. c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    6. Richard Nixon and the quest for a new majority - Mason, Robert c2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    7. Seeking a new majority: the Republican Party and U.S. politics, 1960-1980 - Mason, Robert, Morgan, Iwan W. c2013

      Book Recommended

    8. Gerald Ford and the challenges of the 1970s - Mieczkowski, Yanek c2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    9. Nixon - Morgan, Iwan W. 2002

      Book Recommended

    10. Conservatives in an age of change: the Nixon and Ford administrations - Reichley, James c1981

      Book Recommended

    11. The age of Reagan: a history, 1974-2008 - Wilentz, Sean 2009

      Book Recommended Chapters 3-4 ONLY.

  46. Week 10 seminar (ii) - Recommended Primary Sources 9 items
    For use in class and coursework.
    1. The White House years - Henry Kissinger 1979

      Book 

    2. Watergate: a brief history with documents - Stanley I. Kutler, MyiLibrary c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    3. Abuse of power: the new Nixon tapes - Stanley I. Kutler 1997

      Book 

    4. RN: The memoirs of Richard Nixon - Richard M. Nixon 1978

      Book 

    5. The imperial presidency - Schlesinger, Arthur M. [1989]

      Book 

    6. All the President's men - Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward 2005

      Book 

  47. Week 10 seminar (ii) - Recommended Secondary Sources 9 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. Nixon - Stephen E. Ambrose c1987-c1991

      Book 

    2. The Watergate crisis - Michael A. Genovese 1999

      Book 

    3. Nixon reconsidered - Hoff, Joan 1994

      Book 

    4. Watergate: the fall of Richard M. Nixon - Stanley I. Kutler c1996

      Book 

    5. Watergate: a brief history with documents - Stanley I. Kutler, MyiLibrary c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    6. Nixon - Iwan W. Morgan 2002

      Book 

    7. Watergate: the presidential scandal that shook America - Keith W. Olson c2003

      Book 

  48. Week 1 seminar (i) - Set Primary Sources 2 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. The Me Decade and the Third Great Awakening - Wolfe Tom

      Chapter Essential Set reading for lecture-workshop: PLEASE READ.

  49. Week 1 seminar (i) - Set Secondary Reading 2 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Introduction: The Rise of Front-Porch Politics in America - Michael S. Foley

      Chapter Essential Please read for this week's sessions.

  50. Week 1 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 7 items
    Further recommended readings for this class.
    1. The hidden 1970s: histories of radicalism - Dan Berger, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Stayin' alive: the 1970s and the last days of the working class - Cowie, Jefferson c2010

      Book Recommended Chapters 4, 7-8 ONLY.

    3. Phyllis Schlafly and grassroots conservatism: a woman's crusade - Donald T. Critchlow c2005

      Book Recommended

    4. Boston against busing: race, class, and ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s - Formisano, Ronald P. 2004

      Book Recommended

    5. No direction home: the American family and the fear of national decline, 1968-1980 - Zaretsky, Natasha c2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 5 ONLY (good context on Lasch).

  51. Week 1 seminar (i) - Set Primary Source 1 item
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
  52. Week 1 seminar (ii) - Recommended Secondary Reading 11 items
    Further recommended readings for this class.
    1. Are we not new wave?: modern pop at the turn of the 1980s - Theo Cateforis, ebrary, Inc 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Can't stop won't stop: a history of the hip-hop generation - Jeff Chang 2007

      Book Recommended

    3. Hot stuff: disco and the remaking of American culture - Alice Echols c2010

      Book Recommended

    4. Rock & roll: a social history - Paul Friedlander, Peter Miller c2006

      Book Recommended Chapters 16-17 ONLY.

    5. Hip hop America - Nelson George 2005

      Book Recommended

    6. American culture in the 1970s - Kaufman, Will c2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    7. Love saves the day: a history of American dance music culture, 1970-1979 - Lawrence, Tim c2003

      Book Recommended

    8. Cultural Politics and the Singer-Songwriters of the 1970s - Bradford Martin

      Chapter Recommended

    9. Hip-hop revolution: the culture and politics of rap - Jeffrey Ogbonna Green Ogbar c2007

      Book Recommended

    10. Rip it up and start again: post-punk 1978-84 - Simon Reynolds 2006, c2005

      Book Recommended

    11. Turn the beat around: the secret history of disco - Shapiro, Peter 2009, c2005

      Book Recommended

  53. Week 2 seminar (i) - Set Secondary Reading 2 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Detente and its Discontents - Jeremy Suri

      Chapter Essential

  54. Week 2 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 9 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. The flawed architect: Henry Kissinger and American foreign policy - Jussi M. Hanhimäki, ebrary, Inc 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. America, Russia, and the Cold War, 1945-2000 - LaFeber, Walter c2002

      Book Recommended Chapters 11-12 ONLY.

    3. For the soul of mankind: the United States, the Soviet Union, and the Cold War - Leffler, Melvyn P. 2007

      Book Recommended Part IV only.

    4. The fall of détente: Soviet-American relations during the Carter years - Odd Arne Westad, Nobel Symposium 1997

      Book 

  55. Week 2 seminar (ii) - Recommended Primary Sources 3 items
    Primary sources to bring along to this class.
    1. The neoconservative persuasion: selected essays, 1942-2009 - Irving Kristol, Gertrude Himmelfarb c2011

      Book Recommended

    2. Alerting America: the papers of the Committee on the Present Danger - Tyroler, Charles, Committee on the Present Danger (U.S.) c1984

      Book 

    3. Breaking ranks: a political memoir - Norman Podhoretz 1980

      Book Recommended

  56. Week 2 seminar (ii) - Recommended Secondary Reading 7 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. Norman Podhoretz and Commentary Magazine: the rise and fall of the neocons - Nathan Abrams, ebrary, Inc c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. The rise of the counter-establishment: from conservative ideology to political power - Sidney Blumenthal 1988, c1986

      Book Recommended Chapter 6 ONLY.

    3. The rise of neoconservatism: intellectuals and foreign affairs, 1945-1994 - Ehrman, John 1995

      Book Recommended Chapters 2, 4 ONLY.

    4. The neoconservative revolution: Jewish intellectuals and the shaping of public policy - Friedman, Murray 2005

      Book Recommended

    5. Reclaiming American virtue: the human rights revolution of the 1970s - Barbara J. Keys 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 7 ONLY.

    6. Neoconservatism: the autobiography of an idea - Irving Kristol c1995

      Book 

    7. The age of Reagan: a history, 1974-2008 - Sean Wilentz 2009

      Book Recommended Chapters 2-3 ONLY.

  57. Week 3 seminar (i) - Set Secondary Reading 2 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. A brief history of neoliberalism - David Harvey, ebrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Chapters 1-2 ONLY.

    2. Age of fracture - Daniel T. Rodgers, ebrary, Inc 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Chapter 2 ONLY.

  58. Week 3 seminar (i) - Recommended Primary Sources 3 items
    For use in class and essays.
    1. From Galbraith to economic freedom - Milton Friedman, Institute of Economic Affairs (Great Britain) 1977

      Book Recommended

    2. Free to choose: a personal statement - Milton Friedman, Rose D. Friedman 1980

      Book Recommended

    3. The road to serfdom - Friedrich A. von Hayek 1994

      Book Recommended

  59. Week 3 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 7 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. Something happened: a political and cultural overview of the seventies - Edward D. Berkowitz c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 3 ONLY.

    2. The great persuasion: reinventing free markets since the Depression - Angus Burgin, ebrary, Inc 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 6 ONLY.

    3. More: the politics of economic growth in postwar America - Robert M. Collins, ebrary, Inc 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 5-6 ONLY.

    4. Invisible hands: the businessmen's crusade against the New Deal - Kim Phillips-Fein c2009

      Book Recommended Chapter 7 ONLY.

  60. Week 3 seminar (ii) - Recommended Primary Sources 2 items
    Recommended primary sources for use in class and essays.
    1. The Americanization of Dixie: the Southernization of America - John Egerton c1974

      Book Recommended

  61. Week 3 seminar (ii) - Recommended Secondary Reading 8 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. The new South, 1945-1980 - Numan V. Bartley 1995

      Book Recommended

    2. Searching for the sunbelt: historical perspectives on a region - Raymond A. Mohl 1990

      Book Recommended

    3. Sunbelt rising: the politics of place, space, and region - Michelle M. Nickerson, Darren Dochuk, William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies c2011

      Book Recommended

    4. Sunbelt capitalism: Phoenix and the transformation of American politics - Elizabeth Tandy Shermer, ebrary, Inc c2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. The seventies: the great shift in American culture, society, and politics - Bruce J. Schulman 2002

      Book Recommended Chapter 4 ONLY.

  62. Week 4 seminar (i) - Set Reading 0 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
  63. Week 4 seminar (i) - Recommended Primary Sources 5 items
    Recommended for class and essays.
    1. Black power: the politics of liberation in America - Stokely Carmichael, Charles V. Hamilton 1992

      Book Recommended

    2. Chicano manifesto - Armando B. Rendón c1971

      Book Recommended

    3. The Emergence of Yellow Power - Amy Uyematsu

      Chapter Recommended

  64. Week 4 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 16 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. Affirming and Disaffirming Actions: Remaking Race in the 1970s - Eric Porter

      Chapter Essential

    2. Magical urbanism: Latinos reinvent the US city - Mike Davis 2001

      Book Recommended Chapters 1, 5, 16 ONLY.

    3. Panethnicity and Asian American Activism - Yen Le Espiritu

      Chapter Recommended

    4. American crucible: race and nation in the twentieth century - Gary Gerstle c2001

      Book Recommended Chapters 8-9 ONLY.

    5. Sea-Change in the Civic Culture in the 1960s - Philip Gleason

      Chapter Recommended

    6. Roots too: White ethnic revival in post-civil rights America - Matthew Frye Jacobson, ebrary, Inc 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    7. Into the Fire - Robin Kelley

      Chapter Recommended

    8. Chains of Babylon: the rise of Asian America - Daryl J. Maeda, ebrary, Inc 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    9. The minority rights revolution - John David Skrentny, ebrary, Inc 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book 

  65. Week 4 seminar (ii) - Recommended Primary Sources 3 items
    Recommended sources for class.
  66. Week 4 seminar (ii) - Recommended Secondary Reading 8 items
    Further reading suggestions for this week's class.
    1. The pursuit of fairness: a history of affirmative action - Terry H. Anderson 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 3-4 ONLY.

    2. Something happened: a political and cultural overview of the seventies - Edward D. Berkowitz c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 7 and pp. 169-177 ONLY.

    3. The affirmative action debate - Steven M. Cahn 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. The minority rights revolution - John David Skrentny, ebrary, Inc 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. The ironies of affirmative action: politics, culture, and justice in America - John David Skrentny 1996

      Book Recommended

  67. Week 5 seminar (i) - Set Secondary Reading 5 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Neoliberalism and the urban condition - Neil Brenner, Nik Theodore 04/2005

      Article Essential

    2. Homeless: poverty, policy, and place in the era of Skid Row - Ella Howard, ebrary, Inc c2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Chapter 6 ONLY.

  68. Week 5 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 9 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. Voices of decline: the postwar fate of U.S. cities - Robert A. Beauregard, MyiLibrary 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 9 ONLY.

    2. The neoliberal city: governance, ideology, and development in American urbanism - Jason R. Hackworth 2006

      Book Recommended

    3. Homeless: poverty, policy, and place in the era of Skid Row - Ella Howard, ebrary, Inc c2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 6 ONLY.

    4. The city: Los Angeles and urban theory at the end of the twentieth century - Allen John Scott, Edward W. Soja 1996

      Book Recommended Chapters 13-14 ONLY.

    5. The twentieth-century American city - Jon C. Teaford 1993

      Book Recommended Chapter 7 ONLY.

    6. The truly disadvantaged: the inner city, the underclass, and public policy - William J. Wilson 2012

      Book Recommended

    7. Landscapes of power: from Detroit to Disney World - Sharon Zukin c1991

      Book Recommended Chapter 7 ONLY.

  69. Week 5 seminar (ii) - Set Secondary Reading 4 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Working-class New York: life and labor since World War II - Joshua Benjamin Freeman c2000

      Book Essential pp. 281-305 ONLY.

    2. The City of Illusion: New York’s Public Places - M. Christine Boyer

      Chapter Essential

    3. Union Square and the Paradox of Public Space - Sharon Zukin

      Chapter Essential

  70. Week 5 seminar (ii) - Recommended Secondary Reading 7 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. Divided cities: New York and London in the contemporary world - Susan S. Fainstein, Ian Gordon, Michael Harloe 1992

      Book Recommended

    2. Branding New York: how a city in crisis was sold to the world - Miriam Greenberg 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 7-8 ONLY.

    3. The invention of brownstone Brooklyn: gentrification and the search for authenticity in postwar New York - Suleiman Osman, ebrary, Inc 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 6-8 ONLY.

    4. The global city: New York, London, Tokyo - Saskia Sassen 2001 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. The future once happened here: New York, D.C., L.A., and the fate of America's big cities - Frederick F. Siegel, ebrary, Inc 2000, c1997 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    6. Ed Koch and the rebuilding of New York City - Jonathan M. Soffer c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 17-18 ONLY.

  71. Week 6 seminar (i) - Set Secondary Reading 3 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Introduction: Constructing the Carceral State - K. L. Hernandez, K. G. Muhammad, H. Ann Thompson 01/06/2015

      Article Essential

    2. The prison and the gallows: the politics of mass incarceration in America - Marie Gottschalk, MyiLibrary 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Chapters 2, 4 ONLY.

  72. Week 6 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 13 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. The new Jim Crow: mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness - Michelle Alexander c2011

      Book Recommended

    2. Making crime pay: law and order in contemporary American politics - Katherine Beckett, ebrary, Inc 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. After the war on crime: race, democracy, and a new reconstruction - Mary Louise Frampton, Ian Haney-López, Jonathan Simon, ebrary, Inc c2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. Crime and punishment in American history - Lawrence Meir Friedman c1993

      Book Recommended Chapter 14 ONLY.

    5. Lockdown America - Christian Parenti 2008

      Book Recommended

    6. Smack: heroin and the American city - Eric C. Schneider, ebrary, Inc c2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    7. Popular justice: a history of American criminal justice - Samuel Walker 1998

      Book Recommended

    8. Punishment and inequality in America - Bruce Western c2006

      Book Recommended

  73. Week 6 seminar (ii) - Set Secondary Reading 2 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. City of quartz: excavating the future in Los Angeles - Mike Davis 2006

      Book Essential Chapter 4, 'Fortress LA', ONLY.

  74. Week 6 seminar (ii) - Set Primary Source 1 item
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
  75. Week 6 seminar (ii) - Recommended Secondary Reading 5 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. Spatial regulation in New York City: from urban renewal to zero tolerance - Themis Chronopoulos c2011

      Book Recommended Chapters 6-7 ONLY.

    2. City of disorder: how the quality of life campaign transformed New York politics - Alex S. Vitale, ebrary, Inc c2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. The truly disadvantaged: the inner city, the underclass, and public policy - William J. Wilson 2012

      Book Recommended

  76. Week 7 seminar (i) - Set Secondary Reading 1 item
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. All in the family: the realignment of American democracy since the 1960s - Robert O. Self c2012

      Book Essential Chapter 8 ONLY.

  77. Week 7 seminar (i) - Set Primary Sources 1 item
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Gay Power Comes to Sheridan Square - Lucian Truscott IV

      Chapter Essential

  78. Week 7 seminar (i) - Recommended Primary Sources 3 items
    Suggested primary sources for use in class and essays.
  79. Week 7 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 12 items
    Further reading suggestions for this class.
    1. Stonewall: the riots that sparked the gay revolution - David Carter 2004

      Book Recommended

    2. After Stonewall - John D'Emilio

      Chapter Recommended

    3. Stonewall - Martin B. Duberman 1994

      Book Recommended

    4. Gay power: an American revolution - David Eisenbach 2006

      Book Recommended

    5. American patriotism, American protest: social movements since the sixties - Simon Hall, ebrary, Inc c2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 2-3 ONLY.

    6. Mad as hell: the crisis of the 1970s and the rise of the populist Right - Dominic Sandbrook 2012

      Book Recommended Chapter 19 ONLY.

    7. All in the family: the realignment of American democracy since the 1960s - Robert O. Self c2012

      Book Recommended Chapters 10-11 ONLY.

    8. City of sisterly and brotherly loves: lesbian and gay Philadelphia, 1945-1972 - Marc Stein 2000

      Book Recommended Chapters 11-13 ONLY.

    9. Gay rights at the ballot box - Amy L. Stone, ebrary, Inc c2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 1 ONLY.

  80. Week 8 seminar (i) - Set Secondary Reading 3 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Conservatism: A State of the Field - K. Phillips-Fein 01/12/2011

      Article Essential

  81. Week 8 seminar (i) - Recommended Primary Sources 6 items
    1. The emerging Republican majority - Kevin Phillips c1969

      Book Recommended

    2. The real majority - Richard M. Scammon, Ben J. Wattenberg 1971

      Book Recommended

    3. The power of the positive woman - Phyllis Schlafly 1977

      Book Recommended

    4. The rise of Conservatism in America, 1945-2000: a brief history with documents - Ronald Story, Bruce Laurie c2008

      Book Recommended

    5. The new right: we're ready to lead - Viguerie, Richard A. 1981

      Book Recommended

    6. America in search of itself: the making of the President 1956-1980 - Theodore H. White 1983, c1982

      Book Recommended

  82. Week 8 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 14 items
    Further recommended readings for this class.
    1. Phyllis Schlafly and grassroots conservatism: a woman's crusade - Critchlow, Donald T. c2005

      Book Recommended

    2. The conservative ascendancy: how the GOP right made political history - Critchlow, Donald T. 2007

      Book Recommended

    3. Chain reaction: the impact of race, rights, and taxes on American politics - Edsall, Thomas Byrne, Edsall, Mary D. c1991

      Book Recommended

    4. Right star rising: a new politics, 1974-1980 - Kalman, Laura c2010

      Book Recommended

    5. The populist persuasion: an American history - Michael Kazin 1998

      Book Recommended Chapters 9-10 ONLY.

    6. With God on our side: the rise of the religious right in America - William C. Martin c2005

      Book Recommended

    7. There's a Realignment Going On - Robert Mason

      Chapter Recommended

    8. Suburban warriors: the origins of the new American Right - Lisa McGirr c2001

      Book Recommended

    9. Rightward bound: making America conservative in the 1970s - Schulman, Bruce J., Zelizer, Julian E. 2008

      Book Recommended

    10. The age of Reagan: a history, 1974-2008 - Sean Wilentz 2009

      Book Recommended

    11. God's Own Party: the making of the Christian right - Williams, Daniel K. 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

  83. Week 8 seminar (ii) - Set Primary Sources 3 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
  84. Week 8 seminar (ii) - Recommended Secondary Reading 6 items
    1. Reagan's victory: the presidential election of 1980 and the rise of the right - Andrew Busch c2005

      Book Recommended

    2. Reagan - Cannon, Lou c1982

      Book Recommended

    3. Exit with honor: the life and presidency of Ronald Reagan - Pemberton, William E. c1998

      Book Recommended

    4. The invisible bridge: the fall of Nixon and the rise of Reagan - Rick Perlstein c2014

      Book Recommended

    5. The seventies: the great shift in American culture, society, and politics - Schulman, Bruce J. 2002

      Book Recommended Chapter 8 ONLY.

    6. The age of Reagan: a history, 1974-2008 - Wilentz, Sean 2009

      Book Recommended

  85. Week 9 seminar (i) - Recommended Secondary Reading 11 items
    Further recommended readings for this class.
    1. President Reagan: the role of a lifetime - Lou Cannon 1991

      Book 

    2. Transforming America: politics and culture during the Reagan years - Collins, Robert M. c2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. No right turn: conservative politics in a liberal America - David T. Courtwright, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. The eighties: America in the age of Reagan - John Ehrman c2005

      Book Recommended

    5. Ronald Reagan and the 1980s: perceptions, policies, legacies - Hudson, Cheryl, Davies, Gareth 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    6. Sleepwalking through history: America in the Reagan years - Johnson, Haynes c1991

      Book Recommended

    7. The other eighties: a secret history of America in the age of Reagan - Bradford D. Martin c2011

      Book Recommended

    8. The seventies: the great shift in American culture, society, and politics - Schulman, Bruce J. 2002

      Book Recommended Chapter 9 ONLY.

    9. Back to our future: how the 1980s explains the world we live in now : our culture, our politics, our everything - David Sirota c2011

      Book Recommended

    10. The age of Reagan: a history, 1974-2008 - Wilentz, Sean 2009

      Book Recommended Especially Chapter 5.

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