Boomers: The Cold-War Generation Grows Up (American by Victor D. Brooks PDF

By Victor D. Brooks

ISBN-10: 1566637244

ISBN-13: 9781566637244

The unforeseen surge within the birthrate among 1946 and 1964 remodeled American society. A kingdom that had projected a inhabitants peaking at a hundred and fifty million, and feared a renewal of the nice melancholy within the wake of global battle II, stumbled on itself facing a booming financial system and 70 million teenagers straining the means of every little thing from colleges to new suburban housing. In Boomers, Victor Brooks chronicles the peaceable kid's "invasion" of the US that happened from Dr. Spock to Woodstock. He identifies the problem of parenthood in an period of enormous households and overcrowded houses, and explores the house existence, rest actions, and college surroundings of kids who grew up throughout the chilly warfare years. an important subject matter of Boomers is the impression on young ones of a newly energized American pop culture, together with tv, movie, renowned song, and toys.

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