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Homeward Bound : American Families in the Cold War Era (Revised) (Paperback) (Elaine Tyler May)
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A revised edition of the classic, myth-shattering exploration of American family life during the Cold War.
When Homeward Bound first appeared in 1988, it forever changed how we understand Cold War America. Elaine Tyler May demonstrated that the Atomic Age and the Cold War shaped American life not just in national politics, but at every level of society, from the boardroom to the bedroom. Her notion of "domestic containment" is now the standard interpretation of the era, and Homeward Bound has become a classic. This new edition includes an updated introduction and a new epilogue examining the legacy of Cold War obsessions with personal and family security in the present day.
Number of Pages: 303
Genre: History, Social Science
Publisher: Perseus Books
Author: Elaine Tyler May
Street Date: December 19, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-57-0219