When the World Broke in Two: The Roaring Twenties and the Dawn of America's Culture Wars

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Erica J. Ryanauthor

Erica J. Ryan, PhD, is associate professor of history at Rider University. She is author of Red War on the Family: Sex, Gender, and Americanism in the First Red Scare.

When the World Broke in Two: The Roaring Twenties and the Dawn of America's Culture Wars

20180930

Praeger

Pages 224
Topics Popular Culture

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When the World Broke in Two: The Roaring Twenties and the Dawn of America's Culture Wars

Author(s): Ryan, Erica;
Contributors: Ryan, Erica;
Abstract:

This comprehensive history of America in the 1920s presents the decade's most compelling controversies as precursors to today's culture wars.


• Offers a compelling historical overview of American culture in a popular decade

• Insightfully argues for moving the starting point of contemporary cultural conflicts back to the 1920s

• Provides relevant political information on red states and blue states, immigration reform, the war on drugs and mass incarceration, the politics of women's bodies, and the Religious Right

• Includes an epilogue that makes clear connections between the culture wars of the 1920s and issues we continue to debate today

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Keyword(s): Popular Culture
Author Info:
Erica J. Ryanauthor

Erica J. Ryan, PhD, is associate professor of history at Rider University. She is author of Red War on the Family: Sex, Gender, and Americanism in the First Red Scare.

eISBN-13: 9781440842252
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440842245
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 224
Publication Date: 20180930