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Debates about the ability of immigrants to assimilate—the melting pot The Cold War and the Forging of the Liberal Consensus 39 versus cultural pluralism—began in the second decade of the twentieth century. ”13 It was during these decades that the American Studies movement was born, with its major project being to define the meaning of America in the nation’s literature, symbols, and myths. 14 By the end of World War II, that American way had been found. Historians began to reinterpret American history as based on a cultural consensus.
Inclusion was not necessarily a product of the Cold War, but its role in the construct was enhanced by it. It was produced in part by the experiences of the Great Depression and World War II. The Depression had demonstrated to a generation that contrary to both later Puritan and free-soil formulations, poverty might not necessarily be produced by immorality. As God-fearing middleclass Americans found themselves without work, without homes, and without prospects in the 1930s they realized that economic catastrophe could befall anyone, irrespective of individual work ethic.
Under the previous distribution system the companies had overprinted each issue, sold on consignment, and repurchased any 22 Secret Identity Crisis unsold books. With the direct market they sold directly to retailers with no returns; retailers kept the unsold books for resale as back issues to the collector’s market. This change in distribution mirrored a changing audience. No longer the preferred medium for youth, comics were increasingly sold to an older audience. By the late 1980s the industry boomed with the emergence of a strong collector’s market, with many nontraditional collectors seeking out comics as investment opportunities.