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A kinder, gentler America

melancholia and the mythical 1950s

by Mary Caputi

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Nineteen fifties,
    • National characteristics, American,
    • Popular culture -- United States,
    • Nostalgia -- United States,
    • Depression, Mental -- Political aspects -- United States,
    • Political culture -- United States,
    • Conservatism -- United States,
    • United States -- Civilization -- 1945-,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMary Caputi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.12 .C274 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3399173M
      ISBN 100816644071, 081664408X
      LC Control Number2005012921

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