Kenneth Marino
Publisher: Markent Publications
Pages: 695

"Traipsing the Apocalypse" chronicles the history of politics, religion, music, film, and literature during the Cold War period, circa 1945-1992. The author uncovers some of the fundamental mythological premises behind rock and country music, popular genres of film and popular literature: notable are the western and war genres of the post-war era.The book discusses political and social movements as they pertain to the role of the family, the perceptions of warfare and peace, the environmental movement, the nuclear age and the birth of the counter-culture. "Traipsing the Apocalypse" is a journey through the media of the age, through which the reader is carried into a new vision of the future.
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