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Cold War on the Home Front

Cold War on the Home Front Amid a display of sunshine-yellow electric appliances in a model home at the 1959 American National Exhibition in Moscow, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon squared off on the merits of their respective economic systems. One of the signature events of the cold war, the impromptu Kitchen Debate has been widely viewed as the opening skirmish in a propaganda war over which superpower could provide a better standard of living for its…

Cold War On The Home Front

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Greg Castillo | Publisher : U of Minnesota Press

ISBN 10 : 9780816646913
ISBN 13 : 0816646910

Greg Castillo presents an illustrated history of the persuasive impact of model homes, appliances, and furniture in Cold War propaganda...

On The Home Front

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Michele Stenehjem Gerber | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 0803259956
ISBN 13 : 9780803259959

On the Home Front is the only comprehensive history of the Hanford Nuclear Site, America’s most productive and wasteful plutonium manufacturing facility. Located in southeastern ..

Protecting The Home Front

Pub Date : 2017-09-22 | Author : Michael Scheibach | Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9781476630632
ISBN 13 : 1476630631

Formed in 1951, the Federal Civil Defense Administration said that “the importance of women in civil defense can scarcely be overstated.” Comprising 70 percent or more of civil..


Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Andrew Michael Shanken | Publisher : U of Minnesota Press

ISBN 10 : 9780816653652
ISBN 13 : 0816653658

During the Second World War, American architecture was in a state of crisis. Therationing of building materials and restrictions on nonmilitary construction continued the privation..

Cold War Kitchen

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Ruth Oldenziel | Publisher : Mit Press

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015077145913
ISBN 13 :

The kitchen as political symbol and material reality in the cold war years...

America S Cold War

Pub Date : 2009-10-30 | Author : Campbell Craig | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674035539
ISBN 13 : 0674035534

In a brilliant new interpretation, Campbell Craig and Fredrik Logevall reexamine the successes and failures of America’s Cold War. The United States dealt effectively with the th..

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