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The damned and the beautiful [electronic resource] : American youth in the 1920's /
Paula S. Fass.
imprint
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1979, c1977.
description
xii, 497 p.
ISBN
0195024923, 9780195024920
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Book
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imprint
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1979, c1977.
isbn
0195024923
9780195024920
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
8710861
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Paula Fass is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley
Reviews
Review Quotes
"Excellent...convincing, well-written, and thoroughly documented....This social history provides an approach for the study of youth of later decades: the sixties particularly."--Social Science Quarterly
"Excellent...convincing, well-written, and thoroughly documented....Thissocial history provides an approach for the study of youth of later decades: thesixties particularly."--Social Science Quarterly
"Should be on the reading list of any United States history course on the period between the two world wars."--Historian
"Should be on the reading list of any United States history course on theperiod between the two world wars."--Historian
"Superb work."--William L. O'Neill, Rutgers Univ.
"Superb work."--William L. O'Neill, Rutgers Univ. "Excellent...convincing, well-written, and thoroughly documented....This social history provides an approach for the study of youth of later decades: the sixties particularly."--Social Science Quarterly "Should be on the reading list of any United States history course on the period between the two world wars."--Historian
"Superb work."--William L. O'Neill, Rutgers Univ. "Excellent...convincing, well-written, and thoroughly documented....This social history provides an approach for the study of youth of later decades: the sixties particularly."-- Social Science Quarterly "Should be on the reading list of any United States history course on the period between the two world wars."-- Historian
"Superb work."--William L. O'Neill,Rutgers Univ. "Excellent...convincing, well-written, and thoroughly documented....This social history provides an approach for the study of youth of later decades: the sixties particularly."--Social Science Quarterly "Should be on the reading list of any United States history course on the period between the two world wars."--Historian
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Table of Contents
Introduction: Youth in the 1920'sp. 3
The Plastic Age
The Children of Our Discontentp. 13
The Family Redivivus: 1880-1930p. 53
The World of Youth: The Peer Societyp. 119
Work and Play in the Peer Societyp. 168
Flappers and Philosophers
Competition and Conformity in the Peer Culturep. 225
Sexual Mores in the World of Youthp. 260
Symbols of Liberationp. 291
The Politics of Cultural Liberalismp. 327
Conclusion: Change and Stabilityp. 365
Notesp. 379
Indexp. 489
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