Grand expectations the United States, 1945-1974 / James T. Patterson

Author(s): Patterson, James T
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Subjects: United States--History--1945-
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Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
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Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
Series: Oxford history of the United States v. 10
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: Editor's Introduction
Prologue: August 1945 3
1. Veterans, Ethnics, Blacks, Women 10
2. Unions, Liberals, and the State: Stalemate 39
3. Booms 61
4. Grand Expectations About the World 82
5. Hardening of the Cold War, 1945-1948 105
6. Domestic Politics: Truman's First Term 137
7. Red Scares Abroad and at Home 165
8. Korea 207
9. Ike 243
10. World Affairs, 1953-1956 276
11. The Biggest Boom Yet 311
12. Mass Consumer Culture 343
13. Race 375
14. A Center Holds, More or Less, 1957-1960 407
15. The Polarized Sixties: An Overview 442
16. The New Frontier at Home 458
17. JFK and the World 486
18. Lyndon Johnson and American Liberalism 524
19. A Great Society and the Rise of Rights-Consciousness 562
20. Escalation in Vietnam 593
21. Rights, Polarization, and Backlash, 1966-1967 637
22. The Most Turbulent Year: 1968 678
23. Rancor and Richard Nixon 710
24. Nixon, Vietnam, and The World, 1969-1974 743
25. End of an Era? Expectations amid Watergate and Recession 771
Bibliographical Essay 791
Index 803
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 95013878 (OCoLC)32273033
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 95013878
ISBN: 0585362505 (electronic bk.) :$40.00
ISBN: 019507680X
ISBN: 0195117972 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2001. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: xviii, 829 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 47009657
ISBN/ISSN: 0585362505
019507680X
0195117972

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