Daily Life in the United States, 1940-1959

Daily Life in the United States, 1940-1959

Shifting Worlds

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Examine the everyday lives of ordinary Americans from the 1940s and 1950s and discover how very different the two decades were. World War II affected Americans and the way they behaved, not only in the 1940s, but also in the years that followed when the depression that preceded the war was replaced with an economic boom. Explore how women's roles and lives changed during these two very distinct decades, how politics and political decisions impacted all walks of life, and what the advent of growing technology, much of it developed during the war, meant to the general population.
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.
ISBN: 9780313297861
031329786X
Call Number: 973.918 KALEDIN
Characteristics: xiv, 223 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1945-1970.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945.

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