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.
"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