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Cold War America, 1946 to 1990

Author: Ross Gregory
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, 2002.
Series: Almanacs of American life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Cold War America, 1946 to 1990 offers an in-depth look at American culture during a 45-year period of drastic political, social, technological, military, and economic change, when the threat of nuclear war loomed over millions worldwide and post-World War II ideological tensions took form as an ever-deepening chasm separating the two superpowers - the United States and the Soviet Union. The national and global  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Gregory
ISBN: 0816038686 9780816038688
OCLC Number: 223224724
Description: pages cm.
Contents: 1. The Americans: Population and Immigration --
2. Weather and Climate --
3. Chronology, 1946-1990 --
4. The American Economy --
5. Transportation --
6. Communications --
7. Vital Statistics and Health Care --
8. Religion --
9. Politics and Government --
10. Military Forces and Wars: Hot and Cold --
11. States --
12. Cities of the United States --
13. Prominent and Representative Americans --
14. Education --
15. Science and Technology --
16. Art and Architecture --
17. Entertainment --
18. Sports --
19. Crime and Punishment --
20. Selected Documents.
Series Title: Almanacs of American life.
Responsibility: Ross Gregory.

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This work chronicles all aspects of society during the Cold War, including: changes in the economy, from banking and finance to prices and inflation; trends in entertainment, from popular music to  Read more...

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