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The Damned and the Beautiful : American Youth in the 1920s - Paula S. Fass

The Damned and the Beautiful

American Youth in the 1920s

Paperback Published: 1st February 1979
ISBN: 9780195024920
Number Of Pages: 520

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Explores the changes that occurred as young people of the 1920s broke with nineteenth-century traditions, and assesses the impact of those changes on American life, then and now.

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"Superb work."--William L. O'Neill, Rutgers University "Excellent...convincing, well-written, and thoroughly documented....This social history provides an approach for the study of youth of later decades: the sixties particularly."--Social Science Quarterly "Should be on the reading list of any United States history course on the period between the two world wars."--Historian

Introduction: Youth in the 1920'sp. 3
The Plastic Age
The Children of Our Discontentp. 13
The Family Redivivus: 1880-1930p. 53
The World of Youth: The Peer Societyp. 119
Work and Play in the Peer Societyp. 168
Flappers and Philosophers
Competition and Conformity in the Peer Culturep. 225
Sexual Mores in the World of Youthp. 260
Symbols of Liberationp. 291
The Politics of Cultural Liberalismp. 327
Conclusion: Change and Stabilityp. 365
Notesp. 379
Indexp. 489
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ISBN: 9780195024920
ISBN-10: 0195024923
Series: Galaxy Books
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 520
Published: 1st February 1979
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.54 x 14.28  x 3.02
Weight (kg): 0.64

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