Daily Life in the United States, 1960-1990: Decades of Discord

Hardcover | October 1, 1997

byMyron A. Marty

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Students, teachers, and interested readers can use this important resource to examine the evolution of the everyday lives of ordinary people in the United States from 1960 to 1990. The volatility of the civil rights movement; the impact of the baby boom generation; the influences of television, advertising, and other media; the emergence of environmental and consumer-protection movements; and the effects the Vietnam War and Watergate had on the American public are just a few of the issues examined and outlined. From the space age to the computer age, the user can explore how change-induced discord and adjustment to "postmodern times" led to cultural standoffs, affecting everyday lives.

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Students, teachers, and interested readers can use this important resource to examine the evolution of the everyday lives of ordinary people in the United States from 1960 to 1990. The volatility of the civil rights movement; the impact of the baby boom generation; the influences of television, advertising, and other media; the emergen...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.55 × 6.39 × 1.02 inPublished:October 1, 1997Publisher:Chemical Publishing Company, I

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ISBN - 10:0313295549

ISBN - 13:9780313295546

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?[T]he reader is in for a pleasant surprise and satisfying learning experience....Daily Life in the United States, 1960-1990 has many features of a textbook. It is an outstanding reference volume. It is reader friendly, written in an interesting style filled with interesting facts.??Michigan Historical Review