Days of Sadness, Years of Triumph

Days of Sadness, Years of Triumph

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First published in 1973, Geoffrey Perrett's portrait of war-time America was immediately hailed as a major retrospective. Perret vividly describes the social, political, and economic fabric of American domestic life from 1939 to 1945, and argues that the World War II years precipitated a crucial, if silent social revolution at home--one that continues to reverberate today.When the New Republic ran an essay contest for college students in 1940 in which they could select their own topics, from ... through the Boy Scouts, the YMCA, veteransa#39; organizations and various service clubs such as Elks and Rotary.

Title:Days of Sadness, Years of Triumph
Author:Geoffrey Perret
Publisher:Univ of Wisconsin Press - 1985


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