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Postwar Consumer Credit: Borrowing for Prosperity

Louis Hyman

in Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140681
eISBN:
9781400838400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140681.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines postwar consumer credit. Many in the postwar United States achieved a material prosperity that, in debt's absence, they could not have attained. Indeed, this postwar prosperity ... More


Varieties of Order: Balance of Power, Hegemonic, and Constitutional

G. John Ikenberry

in After Victory: Institutions, Strategic Restraint, and the Rebuilding of Order after Major Wars, New Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691169217
eISBN:
9781400880843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169217.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the order-building strategies of the leading postwar states and variations in the character of postwar order. Across the great historical junctures, leading states have adopted ... More


Historians and the Postwar Liberal Consensus

Michael Heale

in The Liberal Consensus Reconsidered: American Politics and Society in the Postwar Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054261
eISBN:
9780813053233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054261.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how historians have employed the paradigm of the “liberal consensus” in their work about the postwar United States. It underlines the concept’s pervasiveness within the ... More


The Liberal Consensus Reconsidered: American Politics and Society in the Postwar Era

Robert Mason and Iwan Morgan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054261
eISBN:
9780813053233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054261.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The paradigm of the “liberal consensus” has critically shaped scholarly understanding of the United States during the two decades after World War II. Both influential and controversial, it remains ... More


Epilogue: From Wartime Techno-Fascism to Postwar Managerialism

Janis Mimura

in Planning for Empire: Reform Bureaucrats and the Japanese Wartime State

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449260
eISBN:
9780801460852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449260.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This epilogue considers the favorable historical conditions for the ascendance of Japanese technocrats and their legacy in the creation of Japan's postwar democratic system. It argues that Japan's ... More


Declarations of Dependence: The Long Reconstruction of Popular Politics in the South, 1861-1908

Gregory Downs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834442
eISBN:
9781469603407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877760_downs
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This study argues that the most American of wars, the Civil War, created a seemingly un-American popular politics, rooted not in independence but in voluntary claims of dependence. Through an ... More


Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

José Alaniz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461176
eISBN:
9781626740655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461176.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Thing. Daredevil. Captain Marvel. The Human Fly. Drawing on DC and Marvel comics from the 1950s to the 1990s and marshaling insights from three burgeoning fields of inquiry in the ... More


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