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Sirota, David (David J.)
Back to our future : how the 1980s explain the world we live in now--our culture, our politics, our everything / David Sirota
Alternate Title How the 1980s explain the world we live in now--our culture, our politics, our everything
1st ed
New York : Ballantine Books, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E169.12 .S5188 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- Civilization -- 1970-
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
Subject(s) Popular culture -- United States
Political culture -- United States
Nineteen eighties
Physical Description xxi, 276 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-260)
Contents Pt. 1. Liking Ike, hating Woodstock -- pt. 2. The jump man chronicles -- pt. 3. Why we (continue to) fight -- pt. 4. The Huxtable effect
Summary In this wide-ranging and wickedly entertaining book, "New York Times" bestselling journalist David Sirota takes readers on a rollicking DeLorean ride back in time to reveal how so many of our present-day conflicts are rooted in the larger-than-life pop culture of the 1980s

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