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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomas R Frazier
|Description:||xi, 324 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||1945-1952: Atomic age begins; United States develops a Cold War ideology; Race relations; Domestic anticommunism --
1953-1962: School desegregation; Foreign policy; Cultural homogeneity; Civil rights; Cuban missile crisis; Organized public school prayer banned; College students mobilize --
1963-1970: Civil rights; War on poverty; Vietnam; Reemergence of feminism; Counterculture; Rise of consumer and environmental protection --
1971-1980: President Nixon's foreign policy; Vietnam crisis continues; Watergate; Gender matters; Camp David accords; Environmental crises --
1981-1990: Origin of the "Reagan doctrine"; Conservative social agenda; Creationism vs. evolutionism, the Arkansas case; Affirmative action; Iran-contra hearings; AIDS crisis; Legalization of drugs, pro and con --
1991-1994: Gulf War; Savings and loan crisis; Sexual harassment goes public; Housing and homelessness; Culture wars; Welfare reform; Elections of 1994.
|Responsibility:||edited by Thomas R. Frazier.|