Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era / Edition 20

Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era / Edition 20

by Elaine Tyler May
ISBN-10:
0465010202
ISBN-13:
9780465010202
Pub. Date:
09/22/2008
Publisher:
Basic Books
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Overview

Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era / Edition 20


The classic book on private life during the Cold War—fully revised and updated for the twentieth anniversary edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465010202
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 09/22/2008
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 259,462
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Introductionix
1Containment at Home: Cold War, Warm Hearth10
2Depression: Hard Times at Home30
3War and Peace: Fanning the Home Fires49
4Explosive Issues: Sex, Women, and the Bomb80
5Brinkmanship: Sexual Containment on the Home Front100
6Baby Boom and Birth Control: The Reproductive Consensus119
7The Commodity Gap: Consumerism and the Modern Home143
8Hanging Together: For Better or for Worse163
9The End of Containment: The Baby Boom Comes of Age186
Postscript to the 1999 Edition205
Appendices209
Notes229
Index261

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