Authors: Professor of American Studies and Regents Lecturer Beth Bailey, Beth L. Bailey, Dave Farber, David R. Farber
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Culture America (Paperback)
The seventies witnessed economic decline in America, coupled with a series of foreign policy failures, events that created an air of unease and uncertainty. This volume examines the ways in which Americans responded to a changing world and sought to redefine themselves.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-04-18 - Publisher: Da Capo Press
Sweeping away misconceptions about the "Me Decade," Bruce Schulman offers a fast-paced, wide-ranging, and brilliant examination of the political, cultural, social, and religious upheavals of the 1970s. Arguing that it was one of the most important of the postwar twentieth-century decades, despite its reputation as an eminently forgettable period, Schulman
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-08-07 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Most of us think of the 1970s as an "in-between" decade, the uninspiring years that happened to fall between the excitement of the 1960s and the Reagan Revolution. A kitschy period summed up as the "Me Decade," it was the time of Watergate and the end of Vietnam, of malaise
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-05-01 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press
This work explores the cultural and social developments of the USA during the 1970s and offers a survey of both 1970s popular culture and political, economic, and military developments. Central to the text is the belief that the 1970s were a time of betrayal and loss for the USA.