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The Eighties
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Dylan Jones
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-06 - Publisher: Random House

One Day: Saturday 13 July 1985, nearly two billion people woke up with one purpose. Nearly a third of humanity knew where they were going to be that day. Watching, listening to, attending: Live Aid. One Decade: Britain in the Eighties was different. The culture was different, the politics were
Living in the Eighties
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Gil Troy, Vincent J. Cannato
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-22 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Some see the 1980s as a Golden Age, a "Morning in America" when Ronald Reagan revived America's economy, reoriented American politics, and restored Americans' faith in their country and in themselves. Others see the 1980s as a new "Gilded Age," an era that was selfish, superficial, glitzy, greedy, divisive, and
Sex Education in the Eighties
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Lorna Brown
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-01 - Publisher: Springer

The odd reader (here in England "odd" means occasional) may be interested in how a book comes about. Members of the SIECUS Board of Directors were planning a Festschrift and dinner for Mary Calderone on the occasion of her 75th birthday. One planning idea was to have a booklet, filled
Totally Awesome
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Andrew Farago
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-18 - Publisher:

"Totally Awesome! The Greatest Cartoons of the Eighties "is the ultimate guide to 80s cartoon nostalgia, featuring the art, toys, and inside story behind icons like He-Man, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, G.I. Joe, and the Thundercats. It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. But
Pop Goes the Decade: The Eighties
Language: en
Pages: 283
Authors: Thomas Harrison
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-24 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This fascinating overview of popular culture in the 1980s describes the decade of excess that resulted from the social, political, and economic conditions of the time, documenting why so many milestones in entertainment, arts, and technology occurred the 80s. • Provides readers a detailed view of popular culture in the