From the fifties

a BBC publication to accompany the 1961-2 drama series.
  • 96 Pages
  • 4.21 MB
  • 6851 Downloads
  • English

British Broadcasting Corporation] , [London
Radio
SeriesBBC sound radio drama series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6120 R2 F7
The Physical Object
Pagination96p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15447398M

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Allen Ginsberg, Howl and other Poems. The long poem "Howl" established the Beat movement as the alternative to the white-bread '50s.

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Based on archival records of health leaders as well as medical and popular literature, Fat in the Fifties is the first book to reconstruct the prewar origins, emergence, and surprising disappearance of obesity as a major public health problem.

Author Nicolas Rasmussen explores the postwar shifts that drew attention to obesity, as well as the. in the Fifties Settled into her brand new house near San Diego, California, Carol Freeman felt very fortunate.

Her husband Mark had his own law practice, and when their first baby was born, she became a full-time homemaker. She was living the American dream, yet Carol felt dissatisfied—as if. The fifties by Halberstam, David. Publication date Topics Popular culture, Nineteen fifties Publisher New York: Villard Books Collection Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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