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6 edition of American History by Decade - The 1940s (American History by Decade) found in the catalog.

American History by Decade - The 1940s (American History by Decade)

by Don Nardo

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by KidHaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Nineteen forties,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • United States - 20th Century/WWII,
  • Popular culture,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / General,
  • 1933-1945,
  • 20th century,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7898149M
    ISBN 100737715162
    ISBN 109780737715163
    OCLC/WorldCa51342435

    His book Stayin’ Alive: The 's and the Last Days of the Working Class received the Parkman Prize for the Best Book in American History. His forthcoming book is .   However, these followed earlier lines of the s and were unpopular. By the end of the s, young men in Britain were looking to Savile Row’s highly tailored “Edwardian” styles. Post-war, an American approach to dressing inspired a more casual, sporting style for both men and women which saw popularity in both the US and Europe.

      American Senator Joseph McCarthy remains well known due to his Communist witch-hunts in s America. But others were giving similar messages a decade earlier. Here, Alex Reid explains how Vincent Hartnett was discussing the rise of Communism and its threat to America in the s. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features Examines the changes in American civilization from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. began broadcast called cancer career cause changed Charles church City committee Communist Company continued convention Court critics.

      "The s: A Brief History" presents a comprehensive look at the decade of “The Greatest Generation.” This compact digital compendium helps you track the diverse forces that shaped the decade. You’ll explore the exciting history behind the decade’s biggest cultural, political, and technological standouts/5(4).   Social theorist Alvin Toffler described it as “the book that pulled the trigger on history.” Malcolm X and Alex Haley, The Autobiography of Malcolm X () Highly inflammatory, highly influential, and highly political, Malcolm X himself was a major force in America in the s—and he was only around for half of it, because in , he.


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American History by Decade - The 1940s (American History by Decade) by Don Nardo Download PDF EPUB FB2

The best books published during the 's decade ( - )}. See also Most Rated Book By Year Best Books By Century: 21st, 20th, "The Idea of History" by R.G. Collingwood.

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American History by Decade - The sAuthor: Don Nardo. America's Best History - United States History Timeline World War II. Most important historical events of each year of the decade of the 's listed.

On the following pages, organized by decade, we follow the history of the United States from the days before the American Revolution to the present day in the U.S. History Timeline. Each page includes five of the most important events that occurred each year during that decade, with a short explanation of the event and its significance.

The book is made up of essays written by people during the decade, about the decade. Some of the topics that are included are World War II, America during WWII, the culture of the ’s (including movies, books and theatre) and some of the famous men and women to come out of this decade/5.

The s tower over every other decade of the 20th century as the most full of sorrow, patriotism, and ultimately, hope and the beginning of a new era of American dominance on the world stage.

This decade, commonly called. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, published inis the first fantasy written by an American to enjoy an immediate success upon powerful was its effect on the American imagination, so evocative its use of the forces of nature in its plots, so charming its invitation to children of all ages to look for the element of wonder in the world around them that author L.

The centrality of the Declaration of Independence () to the developments of the s is self-evident. From the Boston Tea Party to the shot heard round the world, Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware, and the Valley Forge winter, the American Revolution’s pursuit of liberty was made meaningful by the founding document of the great American experiment in democracy.

A History of the American People by Paul Johnson () At almost 1, pages, Paul Johnson's sweeping masterpiece tells the story of America from colonial times all the way through the last 20th. Seventy illustrations make the personalities, interests, and media of each decade come alive for students of history, literature, and popular culture.

"Twentieth-Century Teen Culture by the Decades" chronicles the evolution of teenagers through the bobby-soxers of the s, beatniks of the s, and hippies of the s, to the independent.

America in the s (Decades of American History) [Wills, Charles] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. America in the s (Decades of American History)Cited by: 1. books 1, voters list created June 25th, by deleted user. Great deals on High School History School Textbooks & Study Guides Publication Year.

Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items. This captivating anthology gathers historic New Yorker pieces from a decade of trauma and upheaval—as well as the years when The New Yorker came of age, with pieces by Elizabeth Bishop, Langston Hughes, Joseph Mitchell, Vladimir Nabokov, and George Orwell, alongside original reflections on the s by some of today’s finest writers.

In this enthralling book Reviews:   At the Democratic Primary Convention inF. Matthiessen, a professor of American literature, delivered a nominating speech for Henry Wallace, the late FDR’s vice president. Writers were celebrities. Literature was popular. The s was the most intensely literary decade in American history, perhaps in world history.

Books symbolized. For our fifth installment, below you’ll find 10 books that defined the s. (Head here for the s, 20s, and 30s). Richard Wright, Native Son () “The day Native Son appeared, American culture was changed forever,” wrote critic Irving Howe in essay.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. This act set the stage for a decade filled with African American firsts in the U.S. Armed Services. February Hattie McDaniel (–) becomes the first African American to win an Academy Award.

The s were a decade marked by the post-World War II boom, the dawn of the Cold War and the Civil Rights movement in the United States. which intensified in the late s.

The Decades of American History series treats each year period thoroughly. This volume begins with a look back at the Roaring Twenties, then goes on to discuss such topics as the stock market crash; the presidencies of Hoover and Roosevelt; bloody labor and farm disputes; the entertainment industry; and the growing storm in Europe as the U.S Cited by: 3.

August 8, The s were a time of remarkable innovation in the development of high school biology. As the subject grew in popularity to become the standard 10th grade science in the United States, textbook authors and publishers, in a wild race to define the curriculum and carve out market share, introduced new organizational structures and .Lists about: WWII Historic Fiction, Best Books of the Decade: 's, Best s Historical Fiction, Best Russian History Books, YA Fiction set in the 1.

But 1,page tomes of dense history are not exactly conducive to beach or picnic reading. How about instead one (or a dozen) of these must read works of historical fiction set in the US?

Spanning from pre-America through the s, these books (mostly novels, but at least one play) cover the width swath of both American history and geography.