Chicago, 1968

Policy and Protest at the Democratic National Convention
 
 
WW Norton & Co (Verlag)
  • erscheint ca. am 1. Juli 2020
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 184 Seiten
978-0-393-53300-2 (ISBN)
 
In August 1968, Democrats gather at their National Convention in Chicago to debate a platform for a deeply divided party. Factions are split over issues such as civil rights, infrastructure, and the war on poverty-not to mention the war in Vietnam. Meanwhile, crowds of protesters descend upon the city. Impassioned antiwar protesters plan sit-ins and marches, while the absurdist Yippies, determined to make a mockery of the Convention, intend to nominate a pig for president. Journalists flood the area to cover the stories of the delegates and protesters. Over the course of this game, players will develop a better understanding of the complexities of the social and cultural tumult that has come to be known as "the Sixties."
  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
  • Höhe: 234 mm
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  • Breite: 178 mm
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  • Dicke: 10 mm
  • 298 gr
978-0-393-53300-2 (9780393533002)

Nicolas W. Proctor is professor of history at Simpson College. He received his Ph.D. in U.S. history from Emory University and is the author of Bathed in Blood: Hunting and Mastery in the Old South. He is also the chair of the Reacting to the Past editorial board, and the author of Reacting games on the Seven Years' War on the Pennsylvania frontier, the Chicago Democratic Convention of 1968, Reconstruction in New Orleans, and the art of the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1889, as well as a handbook for Reacting game designers.

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