Table of contents for Recasting America : culture and politics in the age of cold war / edited by Lary May.


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Introduction -- Lary May
Part One: Toward a Theory of Postwar America
1. Did Success Spoil the United States? Dual Representations in Postwar
America -- Warren Sussman, with the assistance of Edward Griffin
2. A Matter of Taste: Corporate Cultural Hegemony in a Mass-Consumption
Society -- Jackson Lears
Part Two: The Intellectual Reorientation
3. The Reconstruction of Progress: Charles Beard, Richard Hofstadter,
and Postwar Historical Thought -- David W. Noble
4. The Politics of Social Science in Postwar America -- Terence Ball
5. A Life of Learning -- Carl E. Shorske
Part Three: The Making of Cold War Culture
6. Gideon's Trumpet: Sounding the Retreat from Legal Realism -- Norman
L. Rosenberg
7. Movie Star Politics: The Screen Actors' Guild, Cultural Conversion,
and the Hollywood Red Scare -- Lary May
8. Explosive Issues: Sex, Women, and the Bomb -- Elaine Tyler May
9. Ranch-House Suburbia: Ideals and Realities -- Clifford E. Clark, Jr.
Part Four: The Search for Alternatives: Art, Minorities, and
Popular Culture
10. The Art of Cultural Politics: From Regionalism to Abstract
Expressionism -- Erika Doss
11. Things to Come: Swing Bands, Bebop, and the Rise of a Postwar Jazz
Scene -- Lewis A. Erenberg
12. To the Battle Royal: Ralph Ellison and the Quest for Black
Leadership in Postwar America -- John S. Wright
13. Land of a Thousand Dances: Youth, Minorities, and the Rise of Rock
and Roll -- George Lipsitz
14. The Irony of American Culture Abroad: Austria and the Cold War --
Reinhold Wagnleitner




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: United States Civilization 1945- Congresses, Popular culture United States History 20th century Congresses, United States Politics and government 1945-1989 Congresses, Political culture United States History 20th century Congresses