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Author Borstelmann, Thomas.

Title The 1970s : a new global history from civil rights to economic inequality / Thomas Borstelmann.

Imprint Princton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    909.827 BOR    Available
Description viii, 401 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series America in the world
America in the world.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Crosscurrents of crisis in 1970s America : trouble abroad, corruption at home, conservatism and the distrust of government, economic insecurity, turning inward -- The rising tide of equality and democratic reform : women in the public sphere, women in the private sphere, the many frontiers of equality, political reform, resistance -- The spread of market values : a sea change of principles, the economy goes south, globalization's gathering speed, from citizenship to deregulation, market solutions for every problem, a freer market, a coarser culture -- The retreat of empires and the global advance of the market : the emergence of human rights, European empires and Southern Africa, the Soviet Empire, the American empire, the Israeli exception, the retreat of the state, China and the hollowing out of socialism -- Resistance to the new hyper-individualism : the environmentalist challenge, religious resurgence at home, religious resurgence in Israel, religious resurgence in the Muslim world, Jimmy Carter as a man of his times -- More and less equal since the 1970s : evidence to the contrary, inclusiveness ascending, markets persisting, unrestrained consumption, inequality rising.
Subject Equality -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Nineteen seventies.
United States -- History -- 1969-
United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1974-1977.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1977-1981.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1971-1981.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Commerce -- History -- 20th century.
Added Title Nineteen seventies
ISBN 9780691141565 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691141568 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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