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Were the 1990s Really Devoid of Politics?

Jacobin
Ryan Zickgraf
2022 03 30
https://jacobinmag.com/2022/03/chuck-klosterman-the-nineties-book-review-pop-culture-politics/

Convincing a book publisher that you’re the right one to synthesize an entire decade of American history takes a certain brand of institutional authority. The scribes who divvied up the second half of the twentieth century were academic historians (Bruce Schulman’s The Seventies), mainstream political journalists (David Halberstam’s The Fifties), or some combination of both […]