Don't You Know There's a War on?: The American Home Front, 1941-1945 / Edition 2

Don't You Know There's a War on?: The American Home Front, 1941-1945 / Edition 2

by Richard Lingeman
     
 

The tragic events of September 11, 2001 brought to the surface memories of an earlier time of unprecedented national emergency—Pearl Harbor—and America’s subsequent involvement in World War II. In this evocative cultural history, Richard Lingeman re-creates the events—historic, humorous, and tragic—and personalities of the American home

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The tragic events of September 11, 2001 brought to the surface memories of an earlier time of unprecedented national emergency—Pearl Harbor—and America’s subsequent involvement in World War II. In this evocative cultural history, Richard Lingeman re-creates the events—historic, humorous, and tragic—and personalities of the American home front. From V-girls and V-mail, blackouts and the internment of the Japanese, to new opportunities for African-Americans and women, Lingeman recaptures a unique time in American history in this New York Times Notable Book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560254652
Publisher:
Nation Books
Publication date:
04/15/2003
Series:
Nation Books
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
300
Sales rank:
491,713
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.08(d)

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