eBook Baby Boomer Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

  • Martin Gitlin
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  • ISBN-10: 0313382190
  • ISBN-13: 9780313382192
  • DDC: 305.244097
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 231 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

Comprising some 80 million Americans born between 1946 and 1965, the Baby Boomers have significantly changed every aspect of American history and culture. This title provides later generations insight into the contributions of the Baby Boomers, and it helps members of that generation better contextualize their own experiences.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Introduction.
Chronology.
Alphabetical List of Entries.
Topical List of Entries.
1: Aaron, Hank (1934-).
2: Aging.
3: Ali, Muhammad (1942-).
4: All in the Family.
5: Alternative Lifestyles.
6: Antiwar Movement.
7: Assassinations.
8: Baldwin, James (1924–1987).
9: The Beatles.
10: Career Changes.
11: Carson, Johnny (1925–2005).
12: Charity.
13: Civil Rights Movement.
14: Clinton, Bill (1946-).
15: Cocaine Era.
16: Computers.
17: Conservatism.
18: Consumerism.
19: Dating.
20: Death.
21: Demographics.
22: Diana, Princess of Wales (1961–1997).
23: Divorce.
24: Drinking.
25: Dr. Seuss (1904–1991).
26: Dr. Spock (1903–1998).
27: Dylan, Bob (1941-).
28: Elections.
29: Environmental Movement.
30: Equal Rights.
31: Fads.
32: Family Life.
33: Fashion.
34: Free Speech Movement.
35: Games.
36: Gun Control.
37: Health and Health Care.
38: Hippie Movement.
39: Hoffman, Dustin (1937-).
40: Homosexuality.
41: Idealism.
42: Internet.
43: Jackson, Michael (1958–2009).
44: Jordan, Michael (1963-).
45: Kennedy, John F. (1917–1963).
46: Kennedy, Robert F. (1925–1968).
47: Kerouac, Jack (1922–1969).
48: Kesey, Ken (1935–2001).
49: King, Billie Jean (1942-).
50: King, Martin Luther, Jr. (1929–1968).
51: Led Zeppelin.
52: LSD.
53: Madonna (1958-).
54: Mailer, Norman (1923–2007).
55: Malcolm X (1925–1965).
56: Marijuana.
57: Marriage and Infidelity.
58: M*A*S*H.
59: Media Portrayal of.
60: Moore, Mary Tyler (1936-).
61: Movies.
62: Nader, Ralph (1934-).
63: Namath, Joe (1943-).
64: Nicholson, Jack (1937-).
65: Parenting.
66: Parents, Relationship with.
67: Political Participation.
68: Racism.
69: Radicalism.
70: Reagan, Ronald (1911–2004).
71: Religion and Spirituality.
72: Rock-and-Roll.
73: The Rolling Stones.
74: Saturday Night Live.
75: Sex.
76: Shopping.
77: Smoking.
78: Sontag, Susan (1933–2004).
79: Space Race and Moon Landing.
80: Steinem, Gloria (1934-).
81: Talk Show Revolution.
82: Team Sports.
83: Television.
84: Terrorism.
85: Thompson, Hunter S. (1937–2005).
86: U2.
87: Vietnam War.
88: War.
89: Watergate.
90: The Who.
91: Will, George (1941-).
92: Women's Movement.
93: Woodstock.
Selected Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.