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The Cold War and Postwar America, 1946-1963

Author: Tim McNeese; Richard Jensen
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2010.
Series: Discovering U.S. history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the history of the United States after the end of World War Two through the early sixties, focusing on the acceleration of the Cold War.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim McNeese; Richard Jensen
ISBN: 9781604133608 1604133600
OCLC Number: 401141856
Description: 136 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: eve of destruction --
Map: Cold War America 1946-1963 --
Origins of the Cold War --
Truman's Cold War --
Truman's agenda at home --
Truman's second term --
Cold War America --
Eisenhower era --
Affluence and cultural change --
Kennedy years --
Chronology and timeline.
Series Title: Discovering U.S. history.
Responsibility: Tim McNeese ; consulting editor, Richard Jensen.

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Covers the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times onwards. This title chronicles the people and events that have shaped the nation. It is suitable for students.  Read more...

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