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6 edition of Going Home to the Fifties found in the catalog.

Going Home to the Fifties

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Published by Last Gasp .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American - General,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Art,
  • United States - 20th Century/50s,
  • Commercial - Advertising,
  • Popular Culture - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8330670M
    ISBN 100867195657
    ISBN 109780867195651

    The Fifties by David Halberstam is a historical exploration of the s, a decade full of change and promise while being overshadowed by the threat of the Cold War. Written as a .   "Ways of going home" refers literally to an anecdote with which the book begins, when a little boy gets lost but finds an alternative way home from that taken by his parents.


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Going Home to the Fifties by Bill Yenne Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Going Home to the Fifties" offers a very charming and engaging Going Home to the Fifties book back to the Going Home to the Fifties book prosperous decade in history.

It's not a history book, but rather a "keen" review of the times and how the changes following WWII defined the era. I particularly like how the book starts off asking, "What were the Fifties?" and "When did the Fifties actually begin?"Cited by: 1.

'Going Home to the Fifties does capture some of the feel of this wonderful period for the white middle classes and it was a neat idea to use the very images that helped to Going Home to the Fifties book this feeling but I think another book does a better job, the stunning 'All-American Ads: 50s' by Jim Heimann, pages of color ads including many that had the /5(5).

'Going Home to the Fifties does capture some of the feel of this wonderful period for the white middle classes and it was a neat idea to use the very images that helped to create this feeling Going Home to the Fifties book I think another book does a better job, the stunning 'All-American Ads: 50s' by Jim Heimann, pages of color ads including many that had the pictures used in Bill Yenne's book but now /5(4).

I am very much looking forward to reading the rest of the series. I gave this book 4 stars because of the editing issues.

Book 2 will easily get a 5 star review from me. The books are getting better as they go, which would be expected assuming these are the authors first attempts at writing full length novels on a budget/5(2K).

Incredibly interesting. Changing topics with each chapter makes the book less intimidating than the page size implies. Recommended for anyone interested in History and especially for those capable of connecting the dots from the 50's to the 60's, to the 70's and beyond.

The fifties were a transitional decade/5(). “A joyous Going Home to the Fifties book of a Mexican American family's Christmastime trip to the parents' home in Mexico.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) Christmas is coming, and Carlos and his family are going home — driving south across the border to Mexico.

But Mexico doesn't seem like home to Carlos, even though he and his sisters were born there. Going Home is a story that captures the reader's attention from the beginning and keeps it throughout Morgan's journey home. The book begins with an event that changes the world as we know it by making everything go dark and leaving Morgan far from home.

Being a survivalist, Morgan is more prepared than most and heads home/5. Title: How has Life for Women Changed from the 's to the 50's to Now. Published: over 10 years ago. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

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The structure of this book, exploring different elements of the s, allows a retrospective glimpse, through military, political, economic, entertainment and cultural developments, of major historic influences of the Fifties.

It is extremely readable, and sheds light, as history so often does, on current times/5. Going Home ( film), an unreleased entry in the Private Snafu series.

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Chronicles Morgan Carter's trip home after the occurrence of an EMP-style event. Going Home (The Survivalist, #1), Surviving Home (The Survivalist #2), E.

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In Going Home, Thich Nhat Hanh celebrates the life-affirming roots of two disparate spiritual traditions. As he says, "Redemption and resurrection are neither words nor objects of belief. The Fifties is a sweeping social, political, economic, and cultural history of the ten years that David Halberstam regards as seminal in determining what our nation is today.

It is the decade of Joe McCarthy and the young Martin Luther King, the Korean War and Levittown, Jack Kerouac and Elvis stam not only gives us the titans of the age - Eisenhower, Dulles, 4/5(15). No idea why it's on the 50s list. All the stories in it were written and published in some form prior to However, these lists go by publication list, so it can be argued that the collection belongs in the decade list based on when it was first published in that form.

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Going into the late fifties and s mini-dresses and maxi-length skirt outfits entered the scene. The mid's trends in women's fashion changed again. Round-neck styles on sleeveless shirts or long sleeve shirts were popular, as well as polo-necks.

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Halberstam offers portraits of not only the titans of the age: Eisenhower Dulles, Oppenheimer, MacArthur, Hoover, and Nixon, but also of Harley Earl, who put fins on cars; Dick and Mac McDonald and 4/4(20).

In "Going Home" not much details are given about what happens in regards to the EMP event. So Morgan grabs his bag and starts his trip to join his family, later he will find some companions that will help him in his travel.

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The s - Ready Steady Go, Radio Luxembourg, 'going to work on an egg', Lambrettas, mini cars and skirts, Biba and The Beatles. If these allusions evoke a wave of nostalgia, then you are undoubtedly a 'baby-boomer', a child of s Britain who grew up in the best of times and lived, loved and laughed your way through adolescence to adulthood /5().

's - The Home Growing up as a child in a 's House. Sometimes I look back to the 50's and can't believe I have lived in an age where things were so very different. Seeing movie clips of those times seems like it was before my time and not after it. The long poem "Howl" established the Beat movement as the alternative to the white-bread '50s.

"I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness," Ginsberg begins, and goes off on an extended rant against the current order, and in favor of a passionate approach to life.

Growing Up and living in the 's and 's A personal experience of what life was like. It seems strange to think that when I was born in that hardly anyone had a. This vivid New York Times bestseller about s America from a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist is “an engrossing sail across a pivotal decade” (Time).

Joe McCarthy. Marilyn Monroe. The H-bomb. Ozzie and Harriet. Elvis. Civil rights. It’s undeniable: The fifties were a defining decade for America, complete with sweeping cultural change and political upheaval.4/5(15).

If Happy Days taught us anything, it’s that life was better in the fifties. People left their door unlocked at night, kids respected their elders and a guy who lived above his best friend’s garage could still be cool so long as he owned a leather jacket.

Well, turns out The Fonz didn’t lie: despite the racism, homophobia and extra racism, the fifties were a pretty good time to be alive. Joanne Case Education —Spring Going Home Literacy Lesson Plan for 3rd Grade: Multicultural book containing multiple points of view (60 minutes) Standard: Writing Organization and Delivery of Oral Communication: Organize ideas around major points of information or chronologically (in the order that they happened)File Size: 91KB.

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