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Promised land : how the rise of the middle class transformed America, 1929-1968 / David Stebenne.

Stebenne, David, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 305.55 (Text) 33062009322968 New Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982102708
  • ISBN: 1982102705
  • Physical Description: xix, 311 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- A dream deferred -- Roosevelt to the rescue -- Hour of discontent -- The good war -- Postwar fog -- The middle-class model -- Cracks in the foundation -- Trying to cope -- Things fall apart -- The era in retrospect.
Summary, etc.:
"A timely work of groundbreaking history explains how the American middle class ballooned at mid-century until it dominated the nation, showing who benefited and what brought the expansion to an end"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Middle class > United States > History > 20th century.
United States > Social conditions > 20th century.
United States > Economic conditions > 20th century.
United States > History > 20th century.

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