Publisher's summary: when homeward bound first appeared in 1988, it altered the way we understood cold war america elaine tyler may demonstrated that the cold war infused life on every level from the boardroom to the bedroom this new marriage and the family a critical analysis and proposals for change. Historians frequently utilize this concept in their analysis of the cold war period historian elaine tyler may argues that during the cold war period, fear of communist takeover led “most americans [to agree] that family stability appeared to be the best bulwark against the dangers of the cold war” thus. Homeward bound: american families in the cold war era author(s): elaine tyler may isbn: 0465010202 get started today for free studyblue homeward bound: american families in the cold war era. Elaine tyler may's influential 1988 study, homeward bound, rejected pre- vailing assumptions that the powerful riod, may and subsequent historians have complicated the story of a tri- umphal middle-class domesticity by ing contestation or resistance only at the fringes, levey's analysis demon- strates the importance of. Elaine tyler may demonstrated that the atomic age and the cold war shaped american life not just in national politics, but at every level of society, from the boardroom to the bedroom her notion of domestic containment is now the standard interpretation of the era, and homeward bound has become a.
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Gender were interrelated elaine tyler may's homeward bound: american families in the cold war era, for examples, focuses mainly around the way women's roles in the post-war united states were affected by the looming threat of nuclear annihilation she organizes her analysis around a concept she. 1996), and in elaine tyler may's influential analysis of middle-class family life, homeward bound (1988), the era has been popularized as an age of innocence and prosperity during which traditional family values, civility, and old- fashioned patriotism flourished this nostalgic image of the 1950s may owe more. Paul boyer, by the bomb's early light: american thought and culture at the dawn of the atomic age (chapel hill: university of north carolina press, 1985) elaine tyler may, homeward bound: american families in the cold war era ( new york: basic books, 1988) 6 rhodes, the making of the atomic.
8 elaine tyler may, homeward bound: american families in the cold war era, rev ed, (new york: basic books 2008) containment” elements of may's model in her analysis of the ways the medical profession enforced bailey's analysis of teenage dating practices, scanlon's history of the single girl complicates the. Elaine tyler may traces the rise of a powerful ideology of domesticity and the home in the post-war years that was directly linked to the geopolitical ideology of the cold war may argues for the centrality of containment in linking both ideologies: national security depended on domestic stability containing dangerous social. Elaine tyler may's 1988 homeward bound: american families in the cold war era is a ground-breaking piece of historical and cultural analysis that uses its findings to build a strong argument for its author's view of the course of modern us history the aim of may's study is to trace the links between cold.
The bomb is a 2015 american documentary film about the history of nuclear weapons, from theoretical scientific considerations at the very beginning, to their first use on august 6, 1945, to their global political implications in the present day the two-hour pbs film was written and directed by rushmore denooyer, who noted. Seeking an informative analysis of civil defense issues should look elsewhere while coffee- table books a holocaust, by thomas j kerr homeward bound: american families in the cold war era, by elaine tyler may civil defense begins at home: militarization meets everyday life in the fifties, by laura mcenaney. Elaine tyler may, homeward bound: american homeward bound: american families in the cold war era (new york: basic books, 1988), 188 elizabeth reiss (new jersey: wiley-blackwell press, 2012) for a analysis on cultural semiotics within propaganda, see maureen honey, creating rosie the riveter: class,.