America in the 20th Century - Vol. 5

America in the 20th Century - Vol. 5

America in the 20th Century - Vol. 5

America in the 20th Century - Vol. 5

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Contents

Chapter 1: A Shadow Across the Future 582

Chapter 2: The World at War 588

Chapter 3: On die Home Front 608

Chapter 4: Dawn of the Atomic Age and the Cold War 632

Chapter 5: Life in Postwar America 652

Chapter 6: Science Enters a New Age 664

Chapter 7: The Arts and the Blossoming of Abstraction 679

Chapter 8: The Golden Age of Media 695

Chapter 9: The Forties, America’s Pivotal Decade 710

Key Dates 714

For Further Research 716

Index 717

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