One Nation Underground: The Fallout Shelter in American Culture (American History and Culture) (Paperback)

One Nation Underground: The Fallout Shelter in American Culture (American History and Culture)

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Although Rose (history, California State Univ., Chico; American Women and the Repeal of Prohibition) might have wished his popular history of the Cold War to work from below ground on up, his excavation of the great fear of the Fifties reveals a discourse overwhelmingly top-down. Government and civic elites propagandized for shelters built from theoretical funds that mostly were never appropriated; average citizens fretted that their neighbors were bui (more…)

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