Rebellion in Western Europe and North America, 1956-1976
1968 witnessed a highly unusual sequence of popular rebellions worldwide. Gerd-Rainer Horn offers a fascinating re-assessment of these turbulent times, arguing that 1968 cannot be seen in isolation; it must be viewed in the context of a much larger period of experimentation and revolt.
INTRODUCTION; 1. Outcasts, Dropouts and Provocateurs: Nonconformists Prepare the Terrain; 2. Under the Cobblestones Lies the Beach: Student Activism in the 1960s; 3. Vogliamo Tutto: The Working Class Dimension of '1968'; 4. Left, Left, Left: The Old, the New, and the Far Left; 5. Participatory Democracy in Action: The Meaning of '1968'; CONCLUSION: A MOMENT OF CRISIS AND OPPORTUNITY; BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY