Boomers: The Cold-War Generation Grows Up

Boomers: The Cold-War Generation Grows Up

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 battle II, came upon itself facing a booming economic climate and 70 million little ones straining the potential of every thing from colleges to new suburban housing. In Boomers, Victor Brooks chronicles the peaceable children's "invasion" of the United States that happened from Dr. Spock to Woodstock. He identifies the problem of parenthood in an period of enormous households and overcrowded houses, and explores the house lifestyles, relaxation actions, and faculty atmosphere of kids who grew up in the course of the chilly struggle years. an important topic of Boomers is the impact on young ones of a newly energized American pop culture, together with tv, movie, well known track, and toys.

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