Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 February 2011

400 Pages | 20 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195393132

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A Nation of Outsiders

How the White Middle Class Fell in Love with Rebellion in Postwar America

Grace Elizabeth Hale

  • Argues that rebellion as a cultural characteristic transcended politics, class, and race in postwar America.
  • Analyzes a search for authenticity as common on the left and right, secular and religious.
  • Draws on wide-ranging sources, including literature, music, television, journalism, and pamphlets.
  • 50th anniversary of the beginning of the sit-ins.

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