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The American home front, 1941-1942

by Alistair Cooke

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Atlantic Monthly Press, Distributed by Publishers Group West in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Travel,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlistair Cooke
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE169 .C7495 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 327 p. :
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24744716M
    ISBN 100871139391
    ISBN 109780871139399
    LC Control Number2005058860
    OCLC/WorldCa62741573

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    American home front, New York: Atlantic Monthly Press: Distributed by Publishers Group West, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Alistair Cooke; Alistair Cooke: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Cooke.   After the December 7, Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, the U.S. was thrust into World War II (), dramatically altering the social and economic lives of everyday Americans.

    Books. American History. Click photo to enlarge. Published at $ Your Price $ (Save $) Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist. THE DARKEST YEAR: The American Home Front William K. Klingaman. A study of the nation under the pressure of total war, focusing on American's state of mind as revealed in what Americans said and their. Get this from a library! The American home front, [Alistair Cooke] -- Shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Cooke, a newly naturalized citizen, set out to see his country as it was undergoing a monumental change. He wanted to "see what the war had done to people.


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