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  • Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and the...

    Howard-Pitney,David
    (1055765)

    Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and the Civil Rights Struggle of the 1950s and 1960s

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    Women'apos;s Voices in Ireland - Women'apos;s...

    Clear,Caitriona
    (9522985)

    Women'apos;s Voices in Ireland examines the letters and problems sent in by women to two Irish women'apos;s magazines in the 1950s and 60s, discussing them within their wider social and historical context. In doing so, it provides a unique insight...

  • The Age Of Eisenhower - America And The World...

    Hitchcock, William I
    (9934285)

    An original and penetrating assessment of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, showing Ike's enormous influence on modern America, the Cold War, and on the presidency itself. In a 2017 survey, presidential historians ranked Dwight D. Eisenhower fifth on...

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  • The Men In My Life - A Memoir Of Love And Art...

    Bosworth, Patricia
    (9938140)

    Acclaimed biographer Patricia Bosworth recalls her emotional coming of age in 1950s New York in this profound and powerful memoir, a story of family, marriage, tragedy, Broadway, and art, featuring a rich cast of well-known literary and theatrical...

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    It'apos;s Now or Never - A saga set in 1950s...

    Francis, June
    (9824116)

    Liverpool, 1955. Actress Dorothy Wilson is offered her first major part in a feature film. But her boyfriend Sam wants her to settle down and start a family. Meanwhile, Lynne Donegan is bringing up her daughter on her own, eking out a meagre living...

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    RAF in Camera - 1950s

    Wilson,Keith
    (9465071)

    This photographic record of the RAF during the 1950s looks set to appear widely. Featuring varied and dynamic visual representation throughout, the events of this important decade are enlivened to great effect. ??The 1950s was a pivotal decade in...

  • Dolce Vita Confidential - Fellini, Loren,...

    Levy,Shawn
    (9938564)

    From the ashes of World War II, Rome was reborn as the epicenter of film, fashion, creative energy, tabloid media, and bold-faced libertinism that made 'Italian' a global synonym for taste, style, and flair. A confluence of cultural contributions...

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    A Boy'apos;s Own Dale - A 1950s childhood in...

    WILSON , TERRY
    (5051162)

    Growing up in rural Yorkshire in the 1940s and 50s, Terry Wilson spent his school days hunting down Just William books, cutting up apples to help with fractions and staring out the window dreaming up new schemes. But it was on the Dales themselves...

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    Durham Mining Disasters - c1700-1950s

    Anderson,Maureen; KEEGAN, KEVIN
    (9693202)

    It is now over half a century since the last coalmining disaster to affect the lives and families of people living and working on what became known as the Great Northern Coalfield. This was the first area of Britain where mining developed on a large...

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    Nella Last in the 1950s: Further diaries of...

    Malcolmson, Robert; Malcolmson,Patricia
    (8651672)

    'I can never understand how the scribbles of such an ordinary person ... can possibly have value.' So wrote Nella Last in her diary on 2 September 1949. Sixty years on, tens of thousands of people have read and enjoyed the first two volumes of her...

  • Magic 1400S - 1950S

    Mike Caveney
    (9142063)

    This book celebrates more than 500 years of the stunning visual culture of the world’s greatest magicians. Featuring more than 850 rarely seen vintage posters, photographs, handbills, and engravings as well as paintings by Hieronymus Bosch and...

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    Bombsites and Lollipops - My 1950s East End...

    Hyams, Jacky
    (3526254)

    World War Two is finally over. Millions all over the country are starting to wonder if peacetime really is much of an improvement on the War. Food shortages, endless queues, power cuts, rationing and freezing winters make it extremely difficult to...

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    Love and Marriage - A 1950s Romantic Saga

    Thornton, Margaret
    (9465266)

    1957. Newly-wed Val Walker is looking forward to starting a family, her best friend Cissie is expecting her second child, and their friend Janice, having just got engaged to boyfriend Paul, is looking forward to wedded bliss. But life doesn't always...

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    Syria'apos;s Democratic Years - Citizens,...

    Kevin W. Martin
    (9648903)

    The years 1954-1958 in Syria are popularly known as 'quot;The Democratic Years,'quot; a brief period of civilian government before the consolidation of authoritarian rule. Kevin W. Martin provides a cultural history of the period and argues that the...

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    Women'apos;s Voices in Ireland - Women'apos;s...

    Clear,Caitriona
    (9512688)

    Women'apos;s Voices in Ireland examines the letters and problems sent in by women to two Irish women'apos;s magazines in the 1950s and 60s, discussing them within their wider social and historical context. In doing so, it provides a unique insight...

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    Writing a Small Nation'apos;s Past - Wales in...

    Evans, Neil
    (9689868)

    This is the first volume to examine how the history of Wales was written in a period that saw the emergence of professional historiography, largely focused on the nation, across Europe and in the United States. It thus sets Wales in the context of...

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    The Norwegian-American Lutheran Experience in...

    Allen,Kate; Ingulsrud,John E.
    (9517021)

    This study examines a group of young Norwegian-American missionaries sent to Japan in the early 1950s. Certain that a communist regime would take over and make mission work impossible, as in China, they instead witnessed Japan’s economic...

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    The Rise of the Individual in 1950s Israel -...

    Rozin, Orit
    (8300993)

    A provocative history of Israeli society in the 1950s that demonstrates how a voluntarist collectivism gave way to an individualist ethos

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    One Week in August - A 1950s'apos; romantic...

    Thornton, Margaret
    (9792639)

    August, 1955. Janice is waitressing at her mother'apos;s boarding house before she leaves for university. When Val and Cissie come to stay, the three women form an instant friendship. But the events of a local dance change their lives. As autumn...

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    Politics at Mao'apos;s Court - Gao Gang and...

    Frederick C Teiwes
    (9514013)

    The investigation of the rise and fall of Gao Gang suggests broader implications on the nature of elite politics in the Maoist era. The illumination of basic issues in Chinese politics in the context of this case, especially as regards the role of...

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    Coming of Age In the 1950s

    Gross,Lynne
    (9650925)

    Coming of Age in the 1950s includes 64 illustrated short stories, sprung from the pages of the author's diaries, which she has kept since she was 10 years old. Most of the stories are based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but the last few feature Los...

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    British Power and International Relations...

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    This is an integrated international history that pays special attention to Britain's role and status. It contributes to the ongoing debate about Britain's 'decline' as a great power, and suggests that despite some retreats and compromises, Britain...

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    The Tito-Stalin Split and Yugoslavia'apos;s...

    Dmitar Tasi?; Ivan Lakovi?
    (9516740)

    This book examines the development of relations between Yugoslavia and the United States following the Tito–Stalin split. A major focus of this study is the planning and execution of U.S. military support, in particular the direct supply of military...

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    Greetings from Galveston - A History from the...

    E. Barry Gray
    (9779588)

    The history of Galveston is the history of Texas. Beyond that, it is the history of the European colonization of the New World. Galveston has seen cannibalistic Indians, Spanish conquistadors, explorers, filibusters, pirates and their treasure,...

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    Sin, Sex& Subversion - How What Was Taboo in...

    Rosen, David
    (9532440)

    During the tumultuous 1950s in America, sex was as threatening to the nation’s moral order as communism. New York was the capital of the post–World War II world and the epicenter of a fierce culture war over music, theatre, movies, fashion, and...

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    The China Threat - Memories, Myths, and...

    Tucker,Nancy Bernkopf
    (5004194)

    Nancy Bernkopf Tucker confronts the coldest period of the cold war—the moment in which personality, American political culture, public opinion, and high politics came together to define the Eisenhower Administration’s policy toward China. A...

  • The 1950s

    ., Vários Autores; Vários Autores
    (1115904)

    The 1950s

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    Mao, Stalin and the Korean War - Trilateral...

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    This book examines relations between China and the Soviet Union during the 1950s, and provides an insight into Chinese thinking about the Korean War.This volume is based on a translation of Shen Zihua'apos;s best-selling Chinese-language book, which...

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    Lolita in Peyton Place - Highbrow, Middlebrow...

    Ruth Pirsig Wood
    (9616072)

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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    Full Circle - Love and friendship in the...

    Monk, Connie
    (9636559)

    1957. When Louisa Harding delivers her new neighbour Bella's baby during a terrible storm, a strong bond is forged between the two women. But Louisa's growing attraction towards Bella's husband Leo threaten everything both women hold dear . . .

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    The Other Blacklist - The African American...

    Washington, Mary Helen
    (9659766)

    Mary Helen Washington recovers the vital role of 1950s leftist politics in the works and lives of modern African American writers and artists. While most histories of McCarthyism focus on the devastation of the blacklist and the intersection of...

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    Death and the Dolce Vita - The Dark Side of...

    Gundle,Stephen
    (3533338)

    On 9 April 1953 an attractive twenty-one-year-old woman went missing from her family home in Rome. Thirty-six hours later her body was found washed up on a neglected beach at Tor Vaianica. Some said it was suicide; others, a tragic accident. Darker...

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    A 1950s Childhood in Pictures

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    Do you remember Pathé News? Taking the train to the seaside? The purple stains of iodine on the knees of boys in short trousers? Knitted bathing costumes? Then the chances are you were born in or around 1950. To the young people of today, the 1950s...

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    Let'apos;s Rock! - How 1950s America Created...

    Aquila, Richard
    (9551237)

    Based on years of research and interviews, this book offers new information and fresh perspectives about the rise of rock & roll and 1950s America, arguing that rather than rebellion and liberalism, the musical craze supported centrist politics,...

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    Cold War Mandarin - Ngo Dinh Diem and the...

    Jacobs,Seth
    (4992858)

    For almost a decade, the tyrannical Ngo Dinh Diem governed South Vietnam as a one-party police state while the U.S. financed his tyranny. In this new book, Seth Jacobs traces the tragic history of the so-called 'quot;Diem experiment'quot; from his...

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    Alabaster Cities - Urban U.S. since 1950

    John Short
    (9805802)

    With keen insight and exhaustive research John Rennie Short narrates the story of urban America from 1950 to the present, revealing a compelling portrait of urban transformation. Short chronicles the steady rise of urbanization, the increasing...

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    Apropos of Africa - Sentiments of Negro...

    A.Cromwell Hill; Martin Kilson
    (9573354)

    First published in 1969

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    Voices Of Freedom - An Oral History of the...

    Steve Fayer; Sarah Flynn; Henry Hampton
    (9591826)

    In this monumental volume, Henry Hampton and Steve Fayer draw upon nearly one thousand interviews with civil rights activists, politicians, reporters, Justice Department officials, and hundreds of ordinary people who took part in the struggle,...

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    Island in the Sun - A Story of the...

    Waugh,Alec
    (8324025)

    First published in 1957, this tells of Santa Marta, which to the casual visitor is a sub-tropical paradise, a small sister of Jamaica, Bermuda and Nassau, unmentioned in the colour-splashed brochures of travel agents: an island where the sun shines...

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    NATO before the Korean War - April 1949 -...

    Kaplan,Lawrence S.
    (9825204)

    Conventional wisdom has the Korean War putting the 'O' in NATO. Prior to that time, from the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty on April 4, 1949, to the North Korean invasion of South Korea on June 25, 1950, the Treaty allies were just going...

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    The Girl in the Spotty Dress - Memories From...

    Stewart, Pat; Veronica Clark
    (9601589)

    WHEN PAT STEWART POSED ON THE RAILINGS OF BLACKPOOL PROMENADE ON A BLUSTERY DAY, LITTLE DID SHE KNOW THE RESULTING PHOTOGRAPH WOULD BECOME AN ICONIC IMAGE OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. IT WAS ALSO ONE THAT WOULD FOLLOW HER THROUGHOUT HER FIFTY-SIX YEARS...

  • Japan's Technological Challenge To The West,...

    Ozawa,Terutomo
    (9921806)

    Japan's economy has enjoyed unprecedented technological growth in the decades since World War II. At first stereotyped as an exported of shoddy goods, Japan now enjoys a worldwide reputation as an efficient manufacturer of high-quality products.This...

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    The Show Must Go On - A young man'apos;s...

    Slater, Rus; Ross,Bernard
    (9820513)

    'running away from home' aged 15 Bernard Ross joined a travelling funfair, this book follows his adventures as one of the last live funfair wrestlers in the UK

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    Feedsack Dresses and Wild Plum Jam -...

    Kratz, Marilyn
    (9571036)

    This collection of writings presents a picture of what life was like on a South Dakota farm in the 1950s. It wasn't always easy growing up during that era, and I wouldn't want to be without running water and electricity today. However, it's fun to...

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