A major new history of one of the seminal years in the postwar world, when rebellion and disaffection broke out on an extraordinary scale.The year 1968 saw an extraordinary range of protests across much of the western world. Some of these were genuinely revolutionary—around ten million French workers went on strike and the whole state teetered on the brink of collapse. Others were more easily contained, but had profound longer-term implications—t...
By Richard Vinen
Hardcover: 464 pages
Publisher: Harper (July 3, 2018)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.4 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 230281
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
For me, 1968 stands out because of the presidential campaign of George Wallace, the segregationist former governor of Alabama. Those who remember Wallace will understand something of our present political reality shows. Wallace's campaign (Stand Up