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Postwar United States

Marty Gitlin

Postwar United States

by Marty Gitlin

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Weigl Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Presidents -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- History -- 1945- -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMarty Gitlin.
    GenreBiography, Juvenile literature.
    SeriesPresidents of the United States
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE176.1 .G58 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17872872M
    ISBN 109781590367513, 9781590367520
    LC Control Number2007012649

    servatism of the postwar United States. In her book Homeward Bound, Elaine Tyler May drafted the outline of this now-common interpretation. May borrowed the word “containment” from foreign policy of the Cold War and repositioned it as a broader postwar cultural ethos that applied as . As the birthplace of the Black Panthers and a nationwide tax revolt, California embodied a crucial motif of the postwar United States: the rise of suburbs and the decline of cities, a process in which black and white histories inextricably joined.

      An incisive, comparative study of the development of Post–World War II progressive politics in Britain, France, and the United States Toward the end of World War II, the three democracies faced a common choice: return to the civic order of prewar normalcy or embark instead on a path of progressive transformation. In this commentary on my book, Sponsored Migration: The State and Puerto Rican Postwar Migration to the United States, recently published by the Ohio State University Press, I take the opportunity to discuss particular questions it raises.

    This is “Postwar Europe, Asia, and the Middle East”, section from the book United States History, Volume 2 (v. ). For details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license. CHAPTER 14 Postwar America Guide to Reading Connection In the previous chapter, you learned about the beginning of the Cold War. In this section, you will discover how transi-tioning to a peacetime economy after World War II changed the nation. • Despite inflation and labor strikes, the United States successfully transitioned to a File Size: 2MB.


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Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Winner of the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Book Award One of the New York Times' Ten Best Books of the Year Almost a decade in the making, this much-anticipated grand history of postwar Europe from one of the world's most esteemed historians and intellectuals is a singular by:   out of 5 stars A decade after publication Postwar still the best book to understand Europe after Reviewed in the United States on Janu It was interesting to revisit and read Postwar inmore than a decade since its original publication, amidst Brexit, the rise of right wing nationalism across the continent, etc/5.

Find "DEFINING "AMERICAN" - "The Truman doctrine" in the chapter and answer the following: What role is Truman suggesting that the United States assume in the postwar world. bolster Capitalism as one of the "Alternative ways of life" Postwar United States book peoples may choose.

The book offers a thoughtful history of the now-changing relationship between the two nations. “The price Japan paid to end the occupation was a Cold War alliance with the United States that ensured America’s dominance in the region,” Pyle writes.

The United States of America became the world's leading superpower as World War II ended in The following decades brought economic and social prosperity, remembered for counterculture, rock'n'roll, the Civil Rights Movement, the Space Race, the rise of suburban communities, and the development of nuclear technology.

The late s had record high birth rates, creating a generation. "Presidents of the United States takes readers on a journey through each era in American history as it relates to the leaders of the country. From each leader's early childhood and education to his entry into politics and achievements as president, Presidents of the United States is a comprehensive tool for learning about the nation from its founding fathers to contemporary times."--Publisher.

Which book written by John Kenneth Galbraith in became one of the most important studies of the U.S. economy in the postwar period. B) The Affluent Society What image of American life did television present in the late s and s. Postwar: A History of Europe Since is a non-fiction book written by British historian and scholar Tony Judt who specialised in European book examines six decades of European history from the end of World War II in up to The book won considerable praise for its breadth and comprehensive approach.

The New York Times Book Review listed it as one of the ten Author: Tony Judt. The Postwar United States timeline, () covers postwar arts and entertainment and the election of with primary sources from American Memory.

Postwar surveys determined that the vast majority of men and women in the United States agreed that female workers should be replaced with male workers. A survey asked if “an efficient woman whose husband could support her” should be discharged and her job given to “an inefficient man who had a family to maintain.”.

At the beginning of World War II, the United States and Mexico launched the bracero program, a series of labor agreements that brought Mexican men to work temporarily in U.S. agricultural fields. In Braceros, historian Deborah Cohen asks why these temporary migrants provoked so much concern and anxiety in the United States and what the Mexican government expected to gain in.

Gender and the Long Postwar examines gender politics during the post–World War II period and the Cold War in the United States and East and West Germany. The authors show how disruptions of older political and social patterns, exposure to new cultures, population shifts, and the rise of consumerism affected gender roles and identities.

POSTWAR. A History of Europe Since By Tony Judt. Illustrated. The Penguin Press. $ AN old Soviet-era joke, retold by Tony Judt on the next-to-last page of his enormous book Author: Anthony Gottlieb.

In the Shadow of Justice tells the story of how liberal political philosophy was transformed in the second half of the twentieth century under the influence of John Rawls. In this first-ever history of contemporary liberal theory, Katrina Forrester shows how liberal egalitarianism—a set of ideas about justice, equality, obligation, and the state—became dominant, and traces its emergence.

I was born in and lived through everything that Tony Judt writes about in Postwar: A History of Europe Sincebut from a slightly different perspective.

I was a Hungarian born in the United States, in Cleveland, which along Buckeye Road /5(). "A wonderful read, one that might be assigned to graduate students or undergraduates in a wide range of classes. Any course that deals with the history of race, ethnicity, labor, or gender, in the United States or Mexico, will benefit from reading Cohen’s book."--American Historical Review.

It is in this same period that the political forces of Communism and Democracy collide head-on. Judt claims, “it was in these post-war years, between andthat the line dividing East from West, Left from Right, was carved deep into European cultural and intellectual life.” 5 The United States was clearly on one side of this divide.

Braceros book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. At the beginning of World War II, the United States and Mexico launched the brace /5.

With a monopoly on the atomic bomb and an economy fortified by World War II, the United States in was the strongest nation in the world. The country demobilized quickly, and Americans were determined to enjoy the fruits of peace after years of depression and wartime sacrifice.

The postwar period causes a swell of illegal immigration to the United States from Mexico, with an estimated three million undocumented Mexicans in the. About Postwar. Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Winner of the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Book Award One of the New York Times‘ Ten Best Books of the Year Almost a decade in the making, this much-anticipated grand history of postwar Europe from one of the world’s most esteemed historians and intellectuals is a singular achievement.The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit is the first book by historian and Detroit native Thomas J.

Sugrue in which he examines the role race, housing, job discrimination, and capital flight played in the decline of argues that the decline of Detroit began long before the race argues that institutionalized and often legalized Publisher: Princeton University Press.Within a few months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States government began to plan a policy for a defeated Japan.

In order to avoid any future attacks on the United States, Japanese society had to be changed. Politicians, Japan specialists, historians, political scientists, and anthropologists debated the future of Japan.

Topics ranged from the future role of the Emperor and.