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Postwar America

An Encyclopedia Of Social, Political, Cultural, And Economic History

by James Ciment

  • 327 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by M.E. Sharpe .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • American studies,
  • Reference works,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Encyclopedias, Juvenile,
  • Civilization,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • United States,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • USA,
  • General,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • 1945-,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8055194M
    ISBN 10076568067X
    ISBN 109780765680679

    Postwar America MAIN IDEAMAIN IDEA WHY IT MATTERS NOWWHY IT MATTERS NOW Terms & Names •GI Bill of Rights •suburb •Harry S. Truman •Dixiecrat •Fair Deal The Truman and Eisenhower administrations led the nation to make social, economic, and political adjustments following World War II. In the years after World War II, the United States. Book - Americans - McDougall Littel. Ch 1 Exploration and the Colonial Era. The Americas, West Africa and Europe - pg. 4. Spanish North America - pg. Early British Colonies - pg. Colonies come of Age - pg. Ch 2 Revolution and Early Republic. Colonial Resistance and Rebellion - pg.

    Download Environmental Justice In Postwar America ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN POSTWAR AMERICA book pdf for free now. Environmental Justice In Postwar America. Author: Christopher W. Wells ISBN:   In this signal work of history, Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Lizabeth Cohen shows how the pursuit of prosperity after World War II fueled our pervasive consumer mentality and transformed American ted as a means to promote the general welfare, mass consumption quickly outgrew its economic objectives and became synonymous with patriotism, social equality, and .

    The most prominent rabbi in postwar America, Abraham Joshua Heschel turned out to be uniquely gifted at bringing the authority of Jewish tradition to bear on the country’s problems—from.   POSTWAR. A History of Europe Since By Tony Judt. Illustrated. pp. The Penguin Press. $ AN old Soviet-era joke, retold by Tony Judt on the next-to-last page of his enormous book Author: Anthony Gottlieb.


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