The 40s : the story of a decade / The New Yorker ; edited by Henry Finder with Giles Harvey ; introduction by David Remnick.

The 1940s are the watershed decade of the twentieth century, a time of trauma and upheaval but also of innovation and profound and lasting cultural change. This is the era of Fat Man and Little Boy, of FDR and Stalin, but also of Casablanca and Citizen Kane, zoot suits and Christian Dior, Duke Ellin...

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Other Authors: Finder, Henry, Harvey, Giles
Other title:Forties.
New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Random House, [2014]
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Part one. The war
  • Part two. American scenes
  • Part three. Postwar
  • Part four. Character studies
  • Part five. The critics. Books ; The current cinema ; The theatre ; Art & architecture ; Musical events ; Feminine fashions
  • Part six. Poetry
  • Part seven. Fiction.