The Noir Forties: The American People from Victory to Cold War

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From one of our finest cultural historians, The Noir Forties is a vivid reexamination of America's postwar period, that "age of anxiety" characterized by the dissipation of victory dreams, the onset of the Red Scare, and a nascent resistance to the growing Cold War consensus. Richard Lingeman examines a brief but momentous and crowded time, the years between VJ Day and the beginning of the Korean War, describing how we got from there to here. It evokes the social and cultural milieu of the late forties, with the ...

The Noir Forties: The American People from Victory to Cold War 2014, Nation Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9781568589503

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The Noir Forties: The American People from Victory to Cold War 2011, Nation Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9781568584362

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