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P EM Myth and the Greatest Generation /EM calls into question the glowing paradigm of the World War II generation set up by such books as EM The Greatest Generation /EM by Tom Brokaw. /P P Including analysis of news reports, memoirs, novels, films and other cultural artefacts Ken Rose shows the war was much more disruptive to the lives of Americans in the military and on the home front than is generally acknowledged. Issues of racial, labor unrest, juvenile delinquency, and marital infidelity were rampant, and the black market flourished. /P P /P P This book delves into both personal and national issues, calling into questions the dominant view of World War II as ???The Good War???. /P

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415956772
Author:
Rose, Kenneth D.
Publisher:
Routledge
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
United States - 20th Century/WWII
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
United states
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects.
Subject:
United States Social conditions 1933-1945.
Subject:
US History - 20th Century
Publication Date:
20071231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
361
Dimensions:
8.95x6.08x.78 in. 1.09 lbs.

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