The Fifties Chronicle

The Fifties Chronicle

Book - 2006
Rate this:
raquo; The latest in the Legacy Publishing chronicle series is an irresistible journey through the affluent and anxiety ridden decade of the 1950?s. Anyone old enough to remember the fifties will find the era brought back to life with page after page of compelling insight and captivating photography. Those born too late will find a highly readable detailed portrait of another age that brought with it the Korean War, the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement and Rock and Roll. raquo; Over 900 stunning photographs to help capture the decade, most with in-depth captions (80-120 words). raquo; Thematic essays provide the reader a better perspective for each year, including the Korean War (1951), The Civil Rights Movement (1955), The Arms Race (1957), and The Beat Generation (1959). raquo; A 1,700-item timeline that captures all major events of the decade raquo; Over 90 sidebars on a variety of topics such as the Joe Mcarthy witchunts, The Brown Vs. The Board of education civil rights case, Alfred Kinsey, The Quiz Show scandal, Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley. Also included are rich first hand eyewitness accounts from those who were alive to witness the major events of the 1950's.
Publisher: Lincolnwood, Ill. : Legacy Publishing, c2006.
ISBN: 9781412711876
Branch Call Number: 973.921
Characteristics: 480 p. : ill. (some color) ; 29 cm.


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further


Subject Headings

No similar edition of this title was found at SLPL.

Try searching for The Fifties Chronicle to see if SLPL owns related versions of the work.

Suggest for Purchase

To Top