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American life in the 1950s / by Donna B. McKinney ; content consultant, Volker Janssen, PhD, professor of history, California State University, Fullerton.

Summary:
"American Life in the 1950s takes a look at the major events that occurred throughout this decade and offers information on the demographics of the United States at the time. Readers will gain an understanding of the politics, conflicts, science, inventions, pop culture, fashion, and sports of the decade, and they will learn about the legacy the 1950s left behind."-- Publisher's website.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781532198045
  • ISBN: 1532198043
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 22 x 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2024]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 106-107) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Change is coming -- Americans of the 1950s -- Politics of the 1950s -- War and conflict of the 1950s -- Science and invention in the 1950s -- Pop culture of the 1950s -- Fashion of the 1950s -- Sports of the 1950s -- The legacy of the 1950s.
Target Audience Note:
Grade 8.
Grades 6-12.
Subject: Nineteen fifties > Juvenile literature.
Popular culture > United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Technological innovations > United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Sports > United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Nineteen fifties.
Sports > History > 20th century > United States.
Ann©♭es cinquante (Vingti©·me si©·cle) > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Culture populaire > ©tats-Unis > Histoire > 20e si©·cle > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Innovations > ©tats-Unis > Histoire > 20e si©·cle > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Sports > ©tats-Unis > Histoire > 20e si©·cle > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Nineteen fifties.
Politics and government.
Popular culture.
Sports.
Technological innovations.
United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
United States > Politics and government > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
©tats-Unis > Histoire > 20e si©·cle > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
©tats-Unis > Politique et gouvernement > 20e si©·cle > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
United States.
Genre: History.
Juvenile works.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Palmerton Area Library.

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Palmerton Area Library J 973.92 M45 (Text) 65000000084394 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -


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