The Fifties in America, Volume 1: Abstract Expressionism--Golf

The Fifties in America, Volume 1: Abstract Expressionism--Golf

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The Fifties in America, Volume 1: Abstract Expressionism--Golf by John C. Super

Accessible to high school students and general readers, this reference contains alphabetic entries on topics that include movies, movie stars, presidents, politics, international affairs, bomb tests, styles, fads, music, and television. Each entry begins with a definition, date, location (when pertinent) initial brief overview, and concludes with a short annotated bibliography. A sample of entry topics includes advertising, affluence and the new consumerism, Chester Bowles, Dale Carnegie, FORTRAN, health care systems, Korean War, Leave it to Beaver, smoking and tobacco, TV dinners, and the West Point honor code scandal. Volume Three includes a glossary, time line, list of web sites, and several appendices with lists of popular movies and TV shows, major U.S. legislation, U.S. Supreme Court decisions, popular music hits, awards in sports, best-selling books and major literary awards. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587652035
Publisher: Salem Press
Publication date: 01/28/2005
Pages: 1107
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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