Authors: Mark Kurlansky
Also available from Vintage
The Year That Rocked the World
'A riveting, evocative, entertaining read'
Encompassing the worlds of youth and music, politics, war, economics, demonstrations and the media,
shows us how we got to where we are today.
It was the year of sex and drugs and rock and roll; it was also the year of the Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy assassinations, the Prague Spring, the Chicago convention, the Tet offensive in Vietnam and the anti-war movement, the student rebellion that paralysed France, civil rights, the beginning of the end for the Soviet Union, and the birth of the women's movement.
award-winning journalist Mark Kurlansky has written his
magnum opus –
a cultural and political history of that world-changing year of social upheaval.
'An expansive, explosive account'