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  1. Week 1 - Set Secondary Reading 1 item
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Introduction: Reconsidering the 1970s: The 1960s to a Disco Beat? - Stephen Tuck

      Article Essential Set reading for first seminar: PLEASE READ (and also read responses by Meg Jacobs and Bruce Schulman in same volume).

  2. Week 1 - Set Primary Sources 3 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. To Recapture the Dream - Julius Lester

      Chapter Essential Set reading for first seminar: PLEASE READ.

  3. Week 1 - Recommended Secondary Reading 12 items
    Further recommended readings for this week's classes.
    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, ebrary, Inc 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

  4. Week 2 - Set Secondary Reading 3 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Stayin' alive: the 1970s and the last days of the working class - Jefferson Cowie 2010 (electronic resource)

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

  5. Week 2 - Recommended Primary Sources 4 items
    For use in classes and coursework.
    1. From Galbraith to economic freedom - Friedman, Milton 1977

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

    3. The hidden injuries of class - Sennett, Richard, Cobb, Jonathan 1977

      Book Recommended

  6. Week 2 - Recommended Secondary Reading 19 items
    Further recommended readings for this week's classes.
    1. Something happened: a political and cultural overview of the seventies - Edward D. Berkowitz c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 3 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended

    3. Beyond the ruins: the meanings of deindustrialization - Cowie, Jefferson, Heathcott, Joseph 2003

      Book Recommended

    4. A brief history of neoliberalism - Harvey, David 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 1-2 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended Chapters 4-6 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended Chapter 2 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended Chapters 4-5 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended Chapters 2-3 ONLY.

  7. Week 3 - Set Secondary Reading 1 item
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
  8. Week 3 - Recommended Primary Sources 6 items
    For use in classes and coursework.
    1. The neoconservative persuasion: selected essays, 1942-2009 - Irving Kristol, Gertrude Himmelfarb c2011

      Book 

    2. America in Vietnam - Lewy, Guenter 1978 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. No more Vietnams - Nixon, Richard M. 1986

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book 

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

      Book Recommended

  9. Week 3 - Recommended Secondary Reading 17 items
    Further recommended readings for this week's classes.
    1. Norman Podhoretz and Commentary Magazine: the rise and fall of the neocons - Nathan Abrams, ebrary, Inc c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. The scar that binds: American culture and the Vietnam War - Keith Beattie c1998 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended Chapters 2 and 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 Chapters 5-7, 9-10.

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

      Book 

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

      Book Recommended Chapters 11-12 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended Part IV, 'The Erosion of Detente', ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended

    10. Detente and its Discontents - Jeremy Suri

      Chapter Recommended

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

      Book Recommended Chapters 2-3 ONLY.

    12. Détente and Domestic Politics - julian e. zelizer 09/2009

      Article Recommended

  10. Week 4 - Set Secondary Reading 1 item
    PLEASE READ for lecture-workshop.
    1. Affirming and Disaffirming Actions: Remaking Race in the 1970s - Eric Porter

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

  11. Week 4 - Recommended Primary Sources 11 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. The crisis of the Negro intellectual - Harold Cruse 1969

      Book Recommended

    3. Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders - Tom Wicker, United States. National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders 1968

      Book 

    4. Chicano manifesto - Rendón, Armando B. c1971

      Book Recommended

    5. Emergence of Yellow Power - Amy Uyematsu

      Chapter Recommended

  12. Week 4 - Recommended Secondary Reading 27 items
    Further recommended readings for this week's classes.
    1. The affirmative action debate - Steven M. Cahn 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    2. Race, Ethnicity and the Evolution of Political Legitimacy - David Colburn, George Pozzetta

      Chapter Recommended

    3. Up South: civil rights and black power in Philadelphia - Countryman, Matthew c2006

      Book Recommended Chapters 5-8 ONLY.

    4. Panethnicity and Asian American Activism - Yen Le Espiritu

      Chapter Recommended

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

      Book Recommended Chapters 8-9 ONLY.

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

      Chapter Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Article Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

    10. Into the Fire - Robin Kelley

      Chapter Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

    12. The minority rights revolution - Skrentny, John David 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended Chapters 5, 8-11 ONLY.

    14. 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.

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

      Book Recommended

  13. Week 5 - Set Secondary Reading 3 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.

    2. Urban crisis: The genealogy of a concept - Timothy Weaver 07/2017

      Article Essential

  14. Week 5 - Recommended Primary Sources 8 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

    3. The city - John V. Lindsay 1970

      Book 

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

      Book Recommended

  15. Week 5 - Recommended Secondary Reading 14 items
    Further recommended reading for this week's classes.
    1. Working-class New York: life and labor since World War II - Joshua Benjamin Freeman c2000

      Book Recommended Chapters 15-16 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended Chapters 4-6, 8 ONLY.

    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 "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.

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

  16. Week 6 - Set Secondary Reading 4 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

  17. Week 6 - Recommended Primary Sources 7 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. Punishing criminals: concerning a very old and painful question - Van den Haag, Ernest 1975

      Book Recommended

    3. Thinking about crime - James Q. Wilson c2013

      Book Recommended

  18. Week 6 - Recommended Secondary Reading 25 items
    Further recommended readings for this week's classes.
    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 - Beckett, Katherine 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. City of quartz: excavating the future in Los Angeles - Mike Davis 2006

      Book Recommended Chapters 4-5 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended Read pp18-40 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

    8. Lockdown America - Christian Parenti 2008

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book 

    12. Punishment and inequality in America - Bruce Western c2006

      Book 

  19. Week 7 - Set Secondary Reading 2 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. Battle of the Sexes - Bruce Schulman

      Chapter Essential

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

      Book Essential Chapter 8 ONLY.

  20. Week 7 - Recommended Primary Sources 12 items
    For use in classes and coursework.
    1. Supreme Court verdict in Roe v. Wade (1973) 1973

      Document Recommended

    2. Gay Power Comes to Sheridan Square - Lucian Truscott IV 1969

      Document Recommended

    3. The liberated man - Farrell, Warren 1993

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

    5. The female eunuch - Greer, Germaine 1999

      Book Recommended

    6. Why we lost the ERA - Mansbridge, Jane J. 1986

      Book Recommended

    7. Sexual politics - Millett, Kate c2000

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

  21. Week 7 - Recommended Secondary Reading 20 items
    Further recommended readings for this week's classes.
    1. "She Can Bring Home the Bacon": Negotiating Gender in Seventies America - Beth Bailey

      Chapter Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

    4. After Stonewall - John D'Emilio

      Chapter Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended Chapters 12-13 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended Chapter 3 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended Chapters 2-3 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Chapter Recommended

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

      Book Recommended Chapters 11-13 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended Chapter 1 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended

  22. Week 8 - Set Primary Source 3 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar, expect Wolfe, which should be read for the lecture-workshop.
    1. The Me Decade and the Third Great Awakening - Wolfe Tom

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

  23. Week 8 - 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.

  24. Week 8 - Recommended Secondary Reading 22 items
    Further recommended readings for this week's classes.
    1. The hidden 1970s: histories of radicalism - Dan Berger, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Are we not new wave?: modern pop at the turn of the 1980s - Theo Cateforis, ebrary, Inc 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

    4. Lost illusions: American cinema in the shadow of Watergate and Vietnam, 1970-1979 - David A. Cook 2000

      Book Recommended

    5. Starring New York: filming the grime and the glamour of the long 1970s - Stanley Corkin 2011

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended Chapters 4, 7-8 ONLY.

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

      Book 

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

      Book 

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book 

    11. Hip hop America - Nelson George 2005

      Book 

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

      Book Recommended

    13. Hollywood's last golden age: politics, society, and the seventies film in America - Jonathan Kirshner, ebrary, Inc 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

    15. American films of the 70s: conflicting visions - Lev, Peter 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

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

      Chapter Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

    20. 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).

  25. Week 9 - Set Secondary Reading 3 items
    PLEASE READ for seminar.
    1. The American Polity in the 1970s: Building Coalitions in the Sand - Anthony King

      Chapter Essential

    2. Conservatism: A State of the Field - K. Phillips-Fein 01/12/2011

      Article Essential

  26. Week 9 - Recommended Primary Sources 10 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 - Kevin Phillips c1969

      Book 

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

      Book 

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

      Book 

  27. Week 9 - Recommended Secondary Reading 25 items
    Further recommended readings for this week's classes.
    1. Something happened: a political and cultural overview of the seventies - Edward D. Berkowitz c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapters 4-6 ONLY.

    2. Reagan - Cannon, Lou c1982

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

    6. Nixon reconsidered - Hoff, Joan 1994

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book 

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

    13. Nixon - Iwan W. Morgan 2002

      Book 

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book 

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended Chapter 8 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended Chapters 3-4 ONLY.

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

      Book Recommended

  28. Week 10 - Recommended Secondary Reading 11 items
    Further recommended readings for this week's classes.
    1. President Reagan: the role of a lifetime - Lou Cannon 1991

      Book Recommended

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

      Book Recommended

    3. Transforming America: politics and culture during the Reagan years - Collins, Robert M. c2007 (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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