Carter, Paul A. Another Part of the Fifties
New York Columbia University Press (c.1983) 0-231-05222-7 / 9780231052221 3rd printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dj
[very faint soiling to top edge; jacket shows minimal surface wear]. (B&W photographs, cartoons) History of the 1950's that "rescues this much-maligned decade from the oblivion to which it has undeservedly been consigned. Far from being stagnant, [the author] argues, the fifties had a richness, both political and cultural, that we are only now beginning to appreciate. It was an era of self-confidence and growth, when Americans were attempting to tell each other--and the world--who they were and where they thought they were going."