History - American
Days of Sadness, Years of Triumph
The American People, 19391945
First published in 1973, Geoffrey Perrett's portrait of war-time America was immediately hailed as a major retrospective. Perret vividly describes the social, political, and economic fabric of American domestic life from 1939 to 1945, and argues that the World War II years precipitated a crucial, if silent social revolution at home one that continues to reverberate today.
Geoffrey Perret holds a master's degree from Harvard University. He is the author of five books, including Between Two Worlds: America in the Twenties.
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LC: 85-040375 E
512 pp. 6 x 9
ISBN-13: 978-0-299-10394-1 Paper $24.95 x
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