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The Resource American dreams : the United States since 1945, H. W. Brands

American dreams : the United States since 1945, H. W. Brands

Label
American dreams : the United States since 1945
Title
American dreams
Title remainder
the United States since 1945
Statement of responsibility
H. W. Brands
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From bestselling historian H. W. Brands, an incisive chronicle of the events and trends that guided--and sometimes misguided--our nation from the A-bomb to the iPhone. Ultimately Brands captures the national experience through the last six decades and reveals the still-unfolding legacy of dreams born out of a global cataclysm
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brands, H. W
Dewey number
973.9
Index
index present
LC call number
E741
LC item number
.B685 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • National characteristics, American
Label
American dreams : the United States since 1945, H. W. Brands
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-400) and index
Contents
I. Visions of omnipotence: 1945-1965 -- Last one standing: 1945-1946 -- The war that never ended: 1946-1948 -- Agnostics and believers: 1949-1954 -- The golden age of the middle class: 1955-1960 -- Abraham Lincoln walks at midnight: 1961-1965 -- II. The twilight of liberalism: 1965-1986 -- Paved with good intentions: 1965-1968 -- The triumph of cynicism: 1968-1974 -- Days of malaise: 1974-1979 -- South by southwest: 1979-1983 -- Fire or Iceland: 1983-1986 -- III. Silicon schemes and global connections: 1987-2009 -- History without end: 1987-1991 -- The good old bad old days: 1992-1996 -- Culture clash: 1996-2000 -- Blowback: 2000-2004 -- Still dreaming: 2005-2010
Control code
ocn466335886
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 420 p.
Isbn
9781594202629
Lccn
2009046862
System control number
(OCoLC)466335886
Label
American dreams : the United States since 1945, H. W. Brands
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-400) and index
Contents
I. Visions of omnipotence: 1945-1965 -- Last one standing: 1945-1946 -- The war that never ended: 1946-1948 -- Agnostics and believers: 1949-1954 -- The golden age of the middle class: 1955-1960 -- Abraham Lincoln walks at midnight: 1961-1965 -- II. The twilight of liberalism: 1965-1986 -- Paved with good intentions: 1965-1968 -- The triumph of cynicism: 1968-1974 -- Days of malaise: 1974-1979 -- South by southwest: 1979-1983 -- Fire or Iceland: 1983-1986 -- III. Silicon schemes and global connections: 1987-2009 -- History without end: 1987-1991 -- The good old bad old days: 1992-1996 -- Culture clash: 1996-2000 -- Blowback: 2000-2004 -- Still dreaming: 2005-2010
Control code
ocn466335886
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 420 p.
Isbn
9781594202629
Lccn
2009046862
System control number
(OCoLC)466335886

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