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Cullen, Jim

Democratic Empire: The United States Since 1945

Cullen, Jim - Democratic Empire: The United States Since 1945, ebook

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A brief survey of U.S. history since the end of World War II, focusing on popular beliefs, fears, and hopes that have shaped American culture and history over the last eight decades.
  • Explores the ways in which the American people’s perceptions of power were as significant as the realities of that power, and how popular beliefs shaped the events of post-WWII America
  • Gives particular attention to mass media, the fine arts, and intellectual currents, exploring their role in American society
  • Features “Culture Watch” chapter sidebars, which help students delve into particular classic works of American culture
  • Intermixes political and social history along with cultural history to provide a comprehensive narrative

Keywords: America, USA, postwar, WWII, World War II, Cold War, Cuba, mass consumption, mass production, industry, sixties, 1960s, civil rights movement, John F Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, LBJ, JFK, Vietnam, Space race, Richard Nixon, counterculture, seventies postmodernism, Hollywood, Ronald Reagan, eighties MTV, hip hop, African American, nineties, Bill Clinton, 9/11, September 11, George W. Bush, economic collapse, Barack Obama, since 1945, 20th Century America

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
392 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119027362
Printed ISBN
9781119027355

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