The Waltons: Nostalgia and Myth in Seventies America

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The period in which The Waltons appeared on television screens was socially and politically volatile; a testing time in which Americans grappled with 'stagflation', rising oil prices, defeat in Vietnam, political corruption at the highest levels and the aftermath of the seismic political shifts that originated in the countercultural movements of the preceding decade. In this fascinating book, Mike Chopra-Gant demonstrates how the Waltons offered 1970s America a reassuring vision of itself at this turbulent time, and ...

The Waltons: Nostalgia and Myth in Seventies America 2013, I. B. Tauris & Company, London

ISBN-13: 9781848850293

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