By Jefferson R. Cowie

An epic account of ways working-class the United States hit the rocks within the political and financial upheavals of the '70s, Stayin' Alive is a wide-ranging cultural and political heritage that offers the last decade in a complete new light.

Jefferson Cowie's edgy and incisive bookapart political intrigue, half exertions heritage, with huge doses of yankee tune, movie, and television loreamakes new feel of the '70s as a vital and poorly understood transition from the optimism of recent Deal the US to the widening fiscal inequalities and dampened expectancies of the present.

Stayin' Alive takes us from the manufacturing facility flooring of Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Detroit to the Washington of Nixon, Ford, and Carter. Cowie connects politics to tradition, displaying how the massive monitor and the jukebox will help us know how the United States became clear of the radicalism of the '60s and towards the patriotic promise of Ronald Reagan. He additionally makes unforeseen connections among the secrets and techniques of the Nixon White condominium and the flaws of the George McGovern crusade, among radicalism and the blue-collar backlash, and among the earthy twang of Merle Haggard's kingdom track and the falsetto highs of Saturday evening Fever.Cowie captures not anything lower than the defining features of a brand new era.

Stayin' Alive is a e-book that would perpetually outline a misunderstood decade.

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