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By William L. O'Neill | Comments: ( 694 ) | Date: ( Jan 29, 2020 )

William L O Neill s masterly chronicle of the twentieth century s most confounding decade is an immensely readable book that combines wit with learning and seriousness with entertainment Its emphasis is inevitably on politics, but it offers a brilliant yet balanced portrayal of the New Left, the counterculture, the civil rights movement, the plunge into Vietnam, the crisWilliam L O Neill s masterly chronicle of the twentieth century s most confounding decade is an immensely readable book that combines wit with learning and seriousness with entertainment Its emphasis is inevitably on politics, but it offers a brilliant yet balanced portrayal of the New Left, the counterculture, the civil rights movement, the plunge into Vietnam, the crisis in the universities, and the freakier aspects of the popular culture It has endured as one of the great interpretations of the sixties.


  • Title: Coming Apart: An Informal History of America in the 1960s
  • Author: William L. O'Neill
  • ISBN: 9781566636131
  • Page: 396
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

William L. O'Neill

William L O Neill was an historian specializing in 20th century America He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan and his doctorate at the University of California, Berkeley He taught at the universities of Pittsburgh, Colorado and Wisconsin before accepting a position at Rutgers University in 1971, where he taught until his retirement in 2006.



Comments Coming Apart: An Informal History of America in the 1960s

  • Tim

    It has always been clear to me that my life, and the lives of many around me, and the life of our society, have been greatly influenced by the creativity and cultural clashes of the 1960s. I wanted to read a book that would present and discuss that era. As I read, I realized that I already knew much of what the author covers. This is not an in-depth study, but more of a review of the top news stories of the decade, along with some analysis. It was written just at the end of the decade - he close [...]


  • Adrienne LaCava

    O'Neill laments the demise of the "new left," so alive and vibrant in the sixties as our nation crept to the brink over and over. I love the title and it suits the organization of his research. Thought provoking in perspective, this is an interesting read for anyone who's intrigued by all the turmoil in American during that decade.


  • Robin McMillion

    I read this many years ago, but it stayed with me. A bit irreverent, and damned sad.


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