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Recasting America : Culture and Politics in the Age of the Cold War - Larry May

Recasting America

Culture and Politics in the Age of the Cold War

By: Larry May, Lary May (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 1989
ISBN: 9780226511764
Number Of Pages: 320

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"The freshness of the authors' approaches . . . is salutary. . . . The collection is stimulating and valuable."--Joan Shelley Rubin, "Journal of American History"

Introduction
Toward a Theory of Postwar America
Did Success Spoil the United States? Dual Representations in Postwar America Warren Sussman, with the assistance of
A Matter of Taste: Corporate Cultural Hegemony in a Mass-Consumption Society
The Intellectual Reorientation
The Reconstruction of Progress: Charles Beard, Richard Hofstadter, and Postwar Historical Thought
The Politics of Social Science in Postwar America
A Life of Learning
The Making of Cold War Culture
Gideon's Trumpet: Sounding the Retreat from Legal Realism
Movie Star Politics: The Screen Actors' Guild, Cultural Conversion, and the Hollywood Red Scare
Explosive Issues: Sex, Women, and the Bomb
Ranch-House Suburbia: Ideals and Realities
The Search for Alternatives: Art, Minorities, and Popular Culture
The Art of Cultural Politics: From Regionalism to Abstract Expressionism
Things to Come: Swing Bands, Bebop, and the Rise of a Postwar Jazz Scene
To the Battle Royal: Ralph Ellison and the Quest for Black Leadership in Postwar America
Land of a Thousand Dances: Youth, Minorities, and the Rise of Rock and Roll
The Irony of American Culture Abroad: Austria and the Cold War
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ISBN: 9780226511764
ISBN-10: 0226511766
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st January 1989
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.5  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.44