V was for Victory: Politics and American Culture During World War II

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976 - History - 372 pages
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A distinguished historian examines the nationís involvement in a war that most americans thought necessary and righteous. He focuses on the home front: how our culture and politics affected the course of the war and how the war in turn affected us. Index.

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Learned new terms, but it was a hard book to read. Chapter 3 was the only interesting chapter. Read full review

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A major work on America's home front during WWII. The section on minority groups is particularly good, and both the introduction and epilogue are masterfully written. Read full review

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John Morton Blum is Sterling Professor of History at Yale University. He is the author of many books on American history including "The Republican Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson and the Politics of Morality, The Promise of America, "and "The Progressive Presidents.

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