The Resource 1968 : the year that rocked the world, Mark Kurlansky

1968 : the year that rocked the world, Mark Kurlansky

Label
1968 : the year that rocked the world
Title
1968
Title remainder
the year that rocked the world
Statement of responsibility
Mark Kurlansky
Title variation
Nineteen hundred and sixty-eight
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this highly opinionated and highly readable history, Kurlansky makes a case for why 1968 has lasting relevance in the United States and around the world. Whether you agree or disagree with its points, you'll find it makes for fascinating reading. With this monumental new book, award-winning author Mark Kurlansky has written his most ambitious work to date: a singular and ultimately definitive look at a pivotal moment in history. In many, ways, this momentous year led us to where we are today. Whether through youth and music, politics and war, economics and the media, Mark Kurlansky shows how, in 1968, twelve volatile months transformed who we were as a people. But above all, he gives a new insight into the underlying causes of the unique historical phenomenon that was the year 1968
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Kurlansky, Mark
Dewey number
909.826
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
D848
LC item number
.K87 2004ab
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Christopher Cazenove
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cazenove, Christopher
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nineteen sixty-eight, A.D
  • History, Modern
  • Radicalism
  • Insurgency
  • Political violence
Label
1968 : the year that rocked the world, Mark Kurlansky
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file; available in WMA or MP3 format
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 16:16:18
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
  • zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Part 1: The winter of our discontent -- Part 2: Prague spring -- Part 3: The summer Olympics -- Part 4: The fall of Nixon
Control code
ocn180943169
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
C9E272AE-6213-4BD4-BC53-81D873FB1F03
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 233921 KB; MP3 file size: 458402 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
1968 : the year that rocked the world, Mark Kurlansky
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file; available in WMA or MP3 format
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 16:16:18
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
  • zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Part 1: The winter of our discontent -- Part 2: Prague spring -- Part 3: The summer Olympics -- Part 4: The fall of Nixon
Control code
ocn180943169
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
C9E272AE-6213-4BD4-BC53-81D873FB1F03
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 233921 KB; MP3 file size: 458402 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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