1941: The America That Went to War by William M. Christie PDF

By William M. Christie

ISBN-10: 1631440551

ISBN-13: 9781631440557

As the United States techniques the seventy-fifth anniversary of the assault on Pearl Harbor, writer William M. Christie presents an in depth historical past of the USA at the eve of worldwide battle II. 1941: The the USA That Went to War offers not just the army occasions of 1941 and particular parts of curiosity like activities, domestic existence, and transportation, but additionally an total portrait of the country.

The the US of 1941 used to be very assorted from the rustic we all know this day. most folks have been simply getting again on their ft after the struggles of the melancholy, their pursuits own and inward. entry to the political procedure used to be asymmetric, but there has been no basic assumption that every one electorate must have an equivalent voice in govt. Magazines and radio supplied all of the cultural stories humans anticipated on the way to take pleasure in. Ethnic stereotypes have been largely accredited, and matters with social justice have been in basic terms commencing to extend. After the melancholy, such a lot staff came across jobs regarding the expansion of the yank protection undefined, however the country was once terrified of the international wars that made elevated armaments beneficial. but every little thing was once approximately to alter with the compelled access onto the area level. Christie describes all this and extra, demonstrating that one can't comprehend the U.S. in the course of and after international battle II with no knowing the rustic that entered the war.

Organized in a chain of vignettes representing focal occasions of every month, 1941 brings readers into the way of thinking of 1941 the USA. those tales exhibit either what american citizens have been doing and the way they observed themselves and the area in that final yr of peace.

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