240 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 10 halftones, appends., notes, index
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4696-5109-5
Published: April 2019
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Well-paced, accessible, and engagingly written, Goudsouzian’s book chronicles anew the characters and events of the 1968 campaign as an essential moment in American history, one with clear resonance in our contemporary political moment.
About the Author
Aram Goudsouzian is professor of history at the University of Memphis. His previous books include Sidney Poitier and Down to the Crossroads.
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"An insightful and fast-paced ride down the wild road of 1968 presidential politics. Expert and novice alike will finish this book amazed at the pace of history of one campaign year."--Jefferson Cowie, Vanderbilt University
"At a time of fierce partisan clashes and turbulence in American politics, it’s instructive to read Aram Goudsouzian’s The Men and the Moment. In his account of the 1968 election, Goudsouzian draws vivid portraits of the conniving politicians, hacks, phoneys, and demagogues who played major roles during another period of sharp division and turmoil in this country."--Curtis Wilkie, University of Mississippi
"This is an impressive book rooted in an authoritative knowledge and sophisticated understanding of the period."--Robert Mason, University of Edinburgh