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Title The forties in America [electronic resource] / editor, Thomas Tandy Lewis

Publ Info Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, 2011
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 RWU E-Resource  Online E169.12.F676 2011    LIMITED ACCESS
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Contents Cover13; -- Publisher's Note -- Contributors -- Contents -- Volume I -- Volume II -- Volume III -- Abbott and Costello -- Academy Awards -- Academy Award Winners for Best Picture and Best Director, 1940-1949 -- Acheson, Dean -- Advertising in Canada -- Advertising in the United States -- Aerosol cans -- African Americans -- Agriculture in Canada -- Agriculture in the United States -- Farm Acreage by Region, 1935-1950 -- Air Force, U.S. -- Air pollution -- Aircraft carriers -- Aircraft design and development -- Alaska Highway -- The Alaska Highway -- Aleutian Island occupation -- All-American Girls Professional Baseball League -- All the King8217;s Men -- America First Committee -- An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and American Democracy -- American Enterprise Institute -- American Federation of Labor -- American Negro Exposition -- Amos 8217;n8217; Andy -- Andrews Sisters -- Andy Hardy films -- Animated films -- Antibiotics -- The Action of Antibiotics -- Anticommunism -- Appalachian Spring -- Arcadia Conference -- Arcaro, Eddie -- Archaeology -- Architecture -- Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Designed or Built in the 19408217;s -- Armistice Day blizzard -- Army, U.S. -- Army Rangers -- Arnold, Henry "Hops" -- 8220;Arsenal of Democracy8221; speech -- 8220;An Unholy Alliance8221; -- Art movements -- Art of This Century -- Asian Americans -- Astronomy -- Atlantic, Battle of the -- Battle of the Atlantic -- Atlantic Charter -- The Atlantic Charter -- Atomic bomb -- Seeing the Blast Up Close -- Atomic clock -- Atomic Energy Commission -- 8220;A Problem More of Ethics than of Physics8221; -- Auden, W.H. -- Auto racing -- Automobiles and auto manufacturing -- Factory Sales for Passenger Cars, 1940-1949 -- Baby boom -- Births in the United States During the 19408217; -- Ballard v. United States -- Ballet Society -- Balloon bombs, Japanese -- Ballpoint pens -- Barkley, Alben William -- Baseball -- Major League Baseball Attendance Figures, 1940-1949 -- Basketball -- Bataan Death March -- Bataan Death March -- Baugh, Sammy -- Ben233;t, Stephen Vincent -- Benny, Jack -- Bentley, Elizabeth -- Berle, Milton -- Berlin blockade and airlift -- Bernstein, Leonard -- The Best Years of Our Lives -- Biddle, Francis -- Big bang theory -- Bikini bathing suits -- Binary automatic computer -- Birth control -- Black Dahlia murder -- Black market -- Bobby-soxers -- Bogart, Humphrey -- Bombers -- Book publishing -- Bourke-White, Margaret -- Boxing -- Bracero program -- Bracero Program Agreement -- Bradley, Omar N. -- Braun, Wernher von -- Brenda Starr -- Bretton Woods Conference -- The International Monetary Fund -- Broadway musicals -- Longest-Running Broadway Plays and Musicals of the 1940's -- Bulge, Battle of the -- Battle of the Bulge, 1944-1945 -- Bunche, Ralph -- Bureau of Land Management -- Business and the economy in Canada -- Business and the economy in the United States -- Byrd, Richard E. -- Byrnes, James -- Cabrini canonization -- Cairo Conference -- T$30095
Note The latest edition to the overhelmingly popular "Decades" series, The Forties in America discusses the important people, events and issues during the years of 1940 to 1949. Special attention is paid to the importance of World War II, including essays on not only the war itself but also its impact on daily life in America and Canada
Description based on print version record
LC subject Nineteen forties -- Encyclopedias
United States -- Civilization -- 1945- -- Encyclopedias
United States -- Civilization -- 1918-1945 -- Encyclopedias
Canada -- Civilization -- 1945- -- Encyclopedias
United States -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Encyclopedias
United States -- History -- 1945-1953 -- Encyclopedias
Canada -- History -- 1945- -- Encyclopedias
Canada -- History -- 1914-1945 -- Encyclopedias
Add Author Lewis, Thomas T. (Thomas Tandy)
Salem Press
Alt Title Salem history
Link Print version: Forties in America. Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2011. (DLC) 2010028115 (OCoLC)500822841
ISBN 9781587656590 (set : alk. paper)
9786613009500
6613009504