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The Resource What did you do in the Cold War, daddy? : personal stories from a troubled time, edited by Ann Curthoys & Joy Damousi

What did you do in the Cold War, daddy? : personal stories from a troubled time, edited by Ann Curthoys & Joy Damousi

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What did you do in the Cold War, daddy? : personal stories from a troubled time
Title
What did you do in the Cold War, daddy?
Title remainder
personal stories from a troubled time
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ann Curthoys & Joy Damousi
Title variation
Personal stories from a troubled time
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Editor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Cold War was a turbulent time to grow up in. Family ties were tested, friendships were torn apart and new beliefs forged out of the ruins of old loyalties. In this book, through twelve evocative stories of childhood and early adulthood in Australia during the Cold War years, writers from vastly different backgrounds explore how global political events affected the intimate space of home, family life and friendships. Some writers were barely in their teens when they felt the first touches of their parents' political lives, both on the Left and the Right. Others grew up in households well attuned to activism across the spectrum, including anti-communism, workers' rights, anti-Vietnam War, anti-apartheid and women's rights. Sifting through the key political and social developments in Australia from the end of World War II to the early 1990s, including the referendum to ban the Communist Party of Australia, the rise of 'the Movement' and the Labor split, and post-war migration, this book is a powerful and poignant telling of the ways in which the political is personal
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10642266
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
994.05
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1945-
  • 1961-
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  • Curthoys, Ann
  • Damousi, Joy
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True
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  • Cold War
  • Cold War
  • Cold War
  • Cold War
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
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personal stories from a troubled time
Label
What did you do in the Cold War, daddy? : personal stories from a troubled time, edited by Ann Curthoys & Joy Damousi
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052536224
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
297 pages
Isbn
9781742233918
Label
What did you do in the Cold War, daddy? : personal stories from a troubled time, edited by Ann Curthoys & Joy Damousi
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052536224
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
297 pages
Isbn
9781742233918

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