By William M. Christie
The the United States of 1941 was once very diverse from the rustic we all know this present day. most folk have been simply getting again on their toes after the struggles of the melancholy, their pursuits own and inward. entry to the political technique was once asymmetric, but there has been no normal assumption that every one voters must have an equivalent voice in govt. Magazines and radio supplied all of the cultural reviews humans anticipated in an effort to take pleasure in. Ethnic stereotypes have been extensively permitted, and issues with social justice have been simply starting to extend. After the melancholy, so much staff stumbled on jobs regarding the expansion of the yankee safeguard undefined, however the kingdom was once terrified of the international wars that made elevated armaments priceless. but every little thing used to be approximately to alter with the compelled access onto the area degree. Christie describes all this and extra, demonstrating that one can't comprehend the us in the course of and after global battle II with no knowing the rustic that entered the war.
Organized in a chain of vignettes representing focal occasions of every month, 1941 brings readers into the state of mind of 1941 the US. those tales exhibit either what americans have been doing and the way they observed themselves and the area in that final yr of peace.
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1941: The America That Went to War by William M. Christie