Bibliography: The 1950s

  1. Paul A. Carter, Another Part of the Fifties. Columbia University Press, 1983.
  2. William Chafe, The Unfinished Journey: America since World War II. Oxford University Press, 1986.
  3. Pete Daniel, Lost Revolutions: The South in the 1950s. University of North Carolina Press, 2000.
  4. John Patrick Diggins, The Proud Decades: America in War and Peace, 1941-1960. W.W. Norton, 1988.
  5. Eric F. Goldman, The Crucial Decade -- And After: America, 1945-1960. Vintage, 1960.
  6. David Halberstam, The Fifties. Villard Books, 1993.
  7. Jeffrey Hart, When the Going Was Good: American Life in the Fifties. Crown, 1982.
  8. Susan M. Hartmann, The Home Front and Beyond: American Women in the 1940s Twayne Publishers, 1982.
  9. Brett Harvey, The Fifties: A Women's Oral History. Harper-Collins, 1973
  10. Godfrey Hodgson, America in Our Time: From World War II to Nixon, What Happened and Why. Vintage Books, 1976.
  11. Marty Jezer, The Dark Ages: Life in the United States, 1945-1960. South End Press, 1982.
  12. William E. Leuchtenberg, A Troubled Feast: American Society Since 1945. Little, Brown, 1983.
  13. George Lipsitz, Class and Culture in Cold War America: "A Rainbow at Midnight". Bergin and Garvey, 1982.
  14. William Manchester, The Glory and the Dream: A Narrative History of America, 1932-1972. Little, Brown, 1973.
  15. Douglas T. Miller and Marion Nowak. The Fifties: The Way We Really Were. Doubleday, 1975.
  16. J. Ronald Oakley, God's Country: America in the Fifties. Dembner Books, 1986.
  17. William L. O'Neill, American High: The Years of Confidence, 1945-1960. Free Press, 1986.
  18. James T. Patterson, Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974. Oxford University Press, 1996.
  19. Richard H. Pells, The Liberal Mind in a Conservative Age: American Intellectuals in the 1940s and 1950s. Wesleyan University Press, 1989.
  20. Geoffrey Perrett, A Dream of Greatness: The American People, 1945-1963. Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1979.
  21. Robert J. Samuelson, The Good Life and Its Discontents: The American Dream in the Age of Entitlement, 1945-1990. Times Books, 1995.
  22. Frederick F. Siegel, Troubled Journey: From Pearl Harbor to Ronald Reagan. Hill and Wang, 1984.
  23. Carl Solberg, Riding High: America in the Cold War. Mason and Lipscomb, 1973.
  24. Howard Zinn, Postwar America: 1945-1971. Bobbs-Merrill, 1973.