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The Proud Decades

America in War and in Peace, 1941-1960

by John Patrick Diggins

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
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Open LibraryOL7455158M
ISBN 100393956563
ISBN 109780393956566

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This well-written cultural, political, economic and diplomatic survey emphasizes the continuity between World War II and the cold war in American life and deals with the accomplishments that made Americans proud. "The nuclear legacy," argues Diggins, "is perhaps the one permanent aspect of the forties and fifties that cannot be pointed to with pride." This is history for the comfortable. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy The Proud Decades: America in War and Peace, at

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Price New from Cited by:   John Patrick Diggins is the author of The Rise and Fall of the American Left and The Proud Decades: –, in addition to biographies of John Adams and Max Weber. He is a distinguished professor of history at the City University of New York Graduate Center.

He lives in Author: John Patrick Diggins. The Proud Decades book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Richly instructive With characteristic cogency and verve J /5. The proud decades: America in war and in peace, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Using thematic chapters, Diggins (history, University of California, Irvine) surveys the history of the s and s, from Pearl Harbor, which called the end to any pretense of.

The Proud Decades: America in War and Peace, John Patrick Diggins, Author W. Norton & Company $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. A general survey of two decades that Diggins (History/U.

Cal. at Irvine) implies reveal the heart of America. Diggins' previous books include The American Left in the Twentieth Century and The Lost Soul of American Politics. Diggins might have been better served by focusing on only the 50's; his thesis is not really aided by the addition of the 40's, a time when America was too mired in.

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