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Fifties, The.

Fifties, The.  

The Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union dominated American life in the 1950s.The Korean War (1950–1953), a conflict formally fought under the flag of the ...
Lonely Crowd

Lonely Crowd  

(1950).This influential study by the Harvard sociologist David Riesman, with Nathan Glazer and Reuel Denney, rests upon the premise that socioeconomic structure influences personality. Applying this ...
Other America, The.

Other America, The.  

The Other America: Poverty in the United States (1962) was written by Michael Harrington (1928–1989), a young socialist whose first encounter with poverty had come during the two years he ...

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