3 edition of Change and tradition in the American small town found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by Robert Craycroft and Michael Fazio.|
|Series||Small towns series|
|Contributions||Craycroft, Robert., Fazio, Michael W., Mississippi State University. Center for Small Town Research and Design.|
|LC Classifications||HT123 .C46 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 121 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||121|
|LC Control Number||83014638|
American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States).Before the founding of the United States, the British colonies on the eastern coast of the present-day United States were heavily influenced by English literature. The Culture of the s. During the s, a sense of uniformity pervaded American society. Conformity was common, as young and old alike followed group norms rather than striking out on their own. Though men and women had been forced into new employment patterns during World War II, once the war was over, traditional roles were reaffirmed.
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