in Of War and Men

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print July 2011 | ISBN: 9780226467429
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226470023 | DOI:

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This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the impact of World War II on American fathers and their families during the period from 1941 to 1960. This volume explores how the war brought and culture of fear and how fear changed the lives of American men and racial and sexual minorities. The stories in this volume also recognize the individual and group decisions that helped to set some of these events in motion.

Keywords: World War II; American fathers; families; culture of fear; American men; racial minorities; sexual minorities

Chapter.  5774 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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