The History of the Cold war: A Comparative Perspective

 

1968 qua 1968

1968

Jeremi Suri, Power and protest: Global revolution and the Rise of Detente, ch 5 "The Global Disruption of 1968" (pp.164-212)

 

Volkogonov, ch 4: The Fourth Leader: Leonid Brezhnev, pt a (pp.262-302)

Lecture 15 1968: The Year of the Barricades;

Everyone to the barricades

; Events leading up to the Warsaw Pact intervention of August 1968 ;

The Prague Spring - beginning of the end for Stalinism

recu

n Counter-cultures: the rebellions against the Cold War order, 1965-1975, JEREMI SURI, Cambridge Cold War History, vol 2

n

 

a. 1968 Intro

 

 

 

b. UC Berkeley: Oct 1967

 

c Berlin: June 1967

 

 

d. Early 1968: Tet

 

 

e. Martin Luther King: April 4, 1968

 

 

f. Paris: March-June 30

 

 

g. Prague: Dec 8, 1967-Aug 21, 1968

 

 

h. A Bloody Summer

 

i. Mao's Cultural Revolution-1966-1976

 

j. Moscow

 

 

k. Mexico City 1968

 

 

l. Conclusion: Social crisis for nation states