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The Fifties Chronicle

Bailey, Beth Ph.D. et al.

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ISBN 10: 1412711878 / ISBN 13: 9781412711876
Editorial: Publications Intern'l Ltd, Lincolnwood, IL, 2006
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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(full book description) Publications Intern'l Ltd, Lincolnwood, IL, 2006. 1st Edition 1st Printing, Fine/Good-, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=9.5"x11", 478pgs(Index). Nearly 1000 B/W, COLOR Photo. Tapemended DJ along most of rear fore-edge, o.w. clean, bright and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Price unclipped. Foreword by Margaret Truman. ISBN 1412711878 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. N° de ref. de la librería CONROY229085I

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Título: The Fifties Chronicle

Editorial: Publications Intern'l Ltd, Lincolnwood, IL

Año de publicación: 2006

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ilustrador: Nearly 1000 B/W, COLOR Photo

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Good

Edición: First Edition.

Tipo de libro: Book

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The Fifties Chronicle is an irresistible journey through the affluent and anxiety ridden decade of the 1950's. Anyone old enough to remember the fifties will find the era brought back to life with page after page of compelling insight and captivating photography. Those born too late will find a highly readable detailed portrait of another age that brought with it the Korean War, the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement and Rock and Roll. Over 900 stunning photographs help capture the decade, most with in-depth captions. Thematic essays provide the reader a better perspective for each year, including the Korean War (1951), The Civil Rights Movement (1955), The Arms Race (1957), and The Beat Generation (1959).

About the Author:

Margaret Truman Daniel is the only child of former U.S. President Harry S. Truman and his wife, Bess Wallace Truman. Over a 60-year career, she has been a singer, actress, radio and television personality, and author, turning out more than two dozen fiction and nonfiction books, including a best-selling biography of her father and a popular series of murder mysteries set in the nation s capital. Mrs. Truman Daniel currently lives in New York City.



Beth Bailey, Ph.D., is a professor of history at Temple University. A cultural and social historian of 20th century America, she is the author of Sex in the Heartland and From Front Porch to Back Seat: Courtship in Twentieth-Century America. With David Farber, she coauthored The First Strange Place: Race and Sex in World War II Hawaii and The Columbia Guide to America in the 1960s. She is also coauthor of A People and a Nation, an American history textbook. She recently received fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and from the National Endowment for the Humanities.


David Farber, Ph.D., is a professor of history at Temple University. A cultural and social historian of 20th century America, he is the author of The Age of Great Dreams: America in the 1960s, Taken Hostage: The Iran Hostage Crisis and America s First Encounter with Radical Islam, and Sloan Rules: Alfred P. Sloan and the Triumph of General Motors. With his wife, Beth Bailey, he coauthored The First Strange Place and The Columbia Guide to America in the 1960s. He also was the consultant and a coauthor for The Sixties Chronicle.

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