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America transformed : sixty years of revolutionary change, 1941-2001

Author: Richard M Abrams
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of the period 1941 2001 during which time the character of American life changed rapidly, culminating in the shattering of the Liberal Democratic coalition. Revolutions in the areas of affluence, foreign policy, the military, business systems, racial relations, gender roles, sexual behavior and attitudes are discussed.
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Abrams, Richard M.
America transformed.
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006005049
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Abrams
ISBN: 0511220170 9780511220173 9780511219498 0511219490 9780521862462 0521862469 0511220561 9780511220562 9780511221422 0511221428 9780511606946 051160694X 1280480106 9781280480102
OCLC Number: 560226340
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 345 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; The Transformation of Science and Medicine; Effects of the Revolutions; Acknowledgments; 1 "The American Century"; 2 Before the Revolutions; 3 The Challenge of Power; 4 The Inflation of Moral Possibilities; 5 The Generational Chasm; 6 Affluence; 7 From Isolation to International Hegemonic Power; 8 The Rise of the Military in American Society; 9 The Reorganization of American Business; 10 The Revolution in Racial Relations; 11 The Revolution in Gender-Based Roles; 12 The Revolution in Sexual Behavior; 13 The Demise of Privacy.
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