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Chicago '68 [electronic resource] / David Farber.

By: Farber, David R.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1988Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 304 p., [6] p. of plates) : ill.ISBN: 9780226237992 (electronic bk.); 0226237990 (electronic bk.).Other title: Chicago sixty-eight.Subject(s): Riots -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century | Political conventions -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969 | Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 1875- | Radicalism -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century | History | HISTORY -- State & Local | HISTORY -- State & Local -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Chicago '68.DDC classification: 977.3/11043 LOC classification: F548.52 | .F37 1988ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface -- Introduction -- Abbreviations -- Narratives -- Making Yippie! -- The politics of laughter -- Gandhi and guerrilla -- Mobilizing in molasses -- The mayor and the meaning of clout -- The city of broad shoulders -- The streets belong to the people -- Analyses -- Inside Yippie! -- Thinning about the Mobe and Chicago '68 -- Public feelings -- Notes -- Index.
Summary: Entertaining and scrupulously researched, Chicago '68 reconstructs the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago--an epochal moment in American cultural and political history. By drawing on a wide range of sources, Farber tells and retells the story of the protests in three different voices, from the perspectives of the major protagonists--the Yippies, the National Mobilization to End the War, and Mayor Richard J. Daley and his police. He brilliantly recreates all the excitement and drama, the violently charged action and language of this period of crisis, giving life to the whole set of cultural ex.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-296) and index.

Preface -- Introduction -- Abbreviations -- [pt. 1]. Narratives -- 1. Making Yippie! -- 2. The politics of laughter -- 3. Gandhi and guerrilla -- 4. Mobilizing in molasses -- 5. The mayor and the meaning of clout -- 6. The city of broad shoulders -- 7. The streets belong to the people -- [pt. 2]. Analyses -- 8. Inside Yippie! -- 9. Thinning about the Mobe and Chicago '68 -- 10. Public feelings -- Notes -- Index.

Entertaining and scrupulously researched, Chicago '68 reconstructs the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago--an epochal moment in American cultural and political history. By drawing on a wide range of sources, Farber tells and retells the story of the protests in three different voices, from the perspectives of the major protagonists--the Yippies, the National Mobilization to End the War, and Mayor Richard J. Daley and his police. He brilliantly recreates all the excitement and drama, the violently charged action and language of this period of crisis, giving life to the whole set of cultural ex.

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