American Families in the Cold War Era
By (author) Elaine Tyler May
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Homeward Bound by Elaine Tyler May
Book DescriptionWhen Homeward Bound first appeared in 1988, it altered the way we understood Cold War America. The post-World War II era was thought of as a time when Americans turned away from politics to enjoy the fruits of peace and prosperity, while their leaders remained preoccupied with the dangers of the Atomic Age. Elaine Tyler May demonstrated that the Cold War infused life on every level from the boardroom to the bedroom. This new edition includes up-to-date information and references, along with an epilogue that examines how the legacy of the Cold War has shaped America since September 11, 2001.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465010202
(235mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Elaine Tyler May
America and the Pill, Paperback (September 2011)
A revealing new look at the groundbreaking form of contraception that enabled women to control their lives and transform the world
Wake Up Little Susie, Paperback (May 2000)
This book unravels the complex, disturbing reality of single pregnancy in the Post World War II era, exploring the way in which race, more than any other factor, defined the experience of unwed motherhood.
Barren in the Promised Land, Paperback (April 1997)View all books by Elaine Tyler May
Chronicling the shifts in public attitudes towards reproduction, this book traces attitudes from the association of barrenness with sin in colonial times, to today's increased reliance on reproductive technology.
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Author Biography - Elaine Tyler May
Elaine Tyler May is Regents Professor of American Studies and History at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of Barren in the Promised Land, and she has written for Ms., the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and other publications. She is the former President of the American Studies Association and President-Elect of the Organization of American Historians. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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