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Results for United States Civilization 1945
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973.91 J
Descript.
xx, 356 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary
Traces the current of anti-intellectualism from post-WWII to the present and argues that the nation's cult of unreason is both deadly and destructive.
Contents
The way we live now : just us folks -- The way we lived then : intellect and ignorance in a young nation -- Social pseudoscience in the morning of America's culture wars -- Reds, pinkos, fellow travelers -- Middlebrow culture from noon to twilight -- Blaming it on the sixties -- Legacies : youth culture and celebrity culture -- The new old-time religion -- Junk thought -- The culture of distraction -- Public life : defining dumbness downward -- Conclusion: Cultural conservation.
Subject
Title
American unreason
ISBN/ISSN
9780375423741
0375423745
Call #
973.9092 S819
Descript.
xviii, 429 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-416) and index.
Subject
Alt Author
Shillinglaw, Susan.
Benson, Jackson J.
ISBN/ISSN
0670030627 (alk. paper)
Call #
J 973.92 F
Descript.
64 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Series
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.
Summary
Traces the events, trends, and important people of the 1950s, including science, technology, politics, fashion, the arts, sports, and entertainment.
Subject
Title
Nineteen fifties : from the Korean War to Elvis
ISBN/ISSN
0766014274
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