World War II and the Postwar Years in America

World War II and the Postwar Years in America

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More than 150 articles provide a revealing look at one of the most tempestuous decades in recent American history, describing the everyday activities of Americans as they dealt first with war, and then a difficult transition to peace and prosperity. * Approximately 175 Aa€“Z entries on everyday life and popular culture in the United States, 1940a€“1950 * An extensive timeline of events during the covered decade * Numerous photographs that highlight article content * Charts listing pertinent statistics and/or related information * Selected readings accompanying each article * An extensive bibliography of print, aural, and electronic resources and a guide to related topics... a documentary short written by Milton Eisenhower that attempted to present reasons for interning Japanese American citizens, ... Source: PBS. Children of the Camps: Internment History. 1999. camps. html.

Title:World War II and the Postwar Years in America
Author:William H. Young, Nancy K. Young
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2010


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