Daily Life in 1950s America

by
Nancy Hendricksauthor

Nancy Hendricks, PhD, is an award-winning author whose book Senator Hattie Caraway: An Arkansas Legacy takes a fresh look at the first woman elected and re-elected to the U.S. Senate.

Daily Life in 1950s America

20190228

Greenwood

Pages 328
Topics American History;Popular Culture;Clothing;Communication;Consumerism;Education;Health;Immigration;Leisure;Movies;Music;Politics;Science;Sexuality;Sports

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Table of Contents

Daily Life in 1950s America

Author(s): Hendricks, Nancy;
Contributors: Hendricks, Nancy;
Abstract:

Placing the era firmly within the American experience, this reference illuminates what daily life was really like in the 1950s, including for people from the "Other America"—those outside the prosperous, white middle class.


• Illustrates how a seemingly uneventful decade defined today's world

• Includes helpful historical overview for each section by placing it in context

• Contains academic references and suggestions for further reading in each section

• Illuminates the era's tastes through appendices of 1950s slang, award-winners, and best-sellers

• Leads readers toward other works to broaden their understanding in a bibliography

SortTitle: daily life in 1950s america
Keyword(s): American History; Popular Culture; Clothing; Communication; Consumerism; Education; Health; Immigration; Leisure; Movies; Music; Politics; Science; Sexuality; Sports
Author Info:
Nancy Hendricksauthor

Nancy Hendricks, PhD, is an award-winning author whose book Senator Hattie Caraway: An Arkansas Legacy takes a fresh look at the first woman elected and re-elected to the U.S. Senate.

eISBN-13: 9781440864421
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440864414
Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 328
Publication Date: 20190228
Series: Daily Life