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How We Got Here

The 70s the Decade That Brought You Modern Life - For Better or Worse

How We Got Here( )
Author: Frum, David
ISBN:978-0-465-04196-1
Publication Date:Dec 2000
Publisher:Basic Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

For many, the 1970s evoke the Brady Bunch and the birth of disco. In this first, thematic popular history of the decade, David Frum argues that it was the 1970s, not the 1960s, that created modern America and altered the American personality forever. A society that had valued faith, self-reliance, self-sacrifice, and family loyalty evolved in little more than a decade into one characterized by superstition, self-interest, narcissism, and guilt. Frum examines this metamorphosis through...
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Book Details
Pages:448
Detailed Subjects: Science / Earth Sciences / Oceanography
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.265 x 7.839 x 0.897 Inches
Book Weight:0.968 Pounds
Author Biography
Frum, David (Author)
David Frum is Canadian-American, born in 1960 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He graduated from Yale University in 1982 with B.A. and M.A. degrees. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1987. He is a contributing editor to The Weekly Standard and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. His writing has appeared on the editorial pages of the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Foreign Affairs. Frum writes a twice-weekly column for Canada's National Post and broadcasts regularly on NPR's Morning Edition. He is the author of nine books. His first book was Dead Right, published in 1994. His latest book, Trumpocracy: The Corruption of The American Republic, was published in January 2018. He lives in Washington, D. C.

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