Boomers: The Cold-War Generation Grows Up (American by Victor D. Brooks

By Victor D. Brooks

The unforeseen surge within the birthrate among 1946 and 1964 remodeled American society. A country that had projected a inhabitants peaking at a hundred and fifty million, and feared a renewal of the good melancholy within the wake of global conflict II, chanced on itself facing a booming economic climate and 70 million kids straining the capability of every little thing from faculties to new suburban housing. In Boomers, Victor Brooks chronicles the peaceable kid's "invasion" of the USA that happened from Dr. Spock to Woodstock. He identifies the problem of parenthood in an period of huge households and overcrowded houses, and explores the house existence, rest actions, and faculty atmosphere of kids who grew up through the chilly conflict years. a big topic of Boomers is the impact on young ones of a newly energized American pop culture, together with tv, movie, well known song, and toys.

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