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Published: 03 April 2014

404 Pages | 20 illus.


ISBN: 9780199314584

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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.