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By Alan Nadel

ISBN-10: 0813565499

ISBN-13: 9780813565491

ISBN-10: 0813565502

ISBN-13: 9780813565507

Prolific literature, either well known and scholarly, depicts the USA  in the interval of the excessive chilly battle as being enthusiastic about normality, implicitly figuring the postwar interval as a go back to the way of living that have been wear carry, first through the nice melancholy after which by means of Pearl Harbor. 

Demographic Angst argues that mandated normativity—as a political time table and a social ethic—precluded particular expression of the anxiousness produced by means of America’s greatly reconfigured postwar inhabitants.  Alan Nadel explores influential non-fiction books, journal articles, and public records along side motion pictures resembling Singin’ within the Rain, at the Waterfront, sundown street, and Sayonara, to check how those motion pictures labored via clean anxieties that emerged throughout the Nineteen Fifties.  

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