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The 1950s

Author: William H Young; Nancy K Young
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Series: American popular culture through history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume presents a nuanced look at an often romanticized yet surprisingly complex time in American popular culture.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Young, William H., 1939-
1950s.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003061813
(OCoLC)52979145
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William H Young; Nancy K Young
ISBN: 0313052956 9780313052958 0313323933 9780313323935
OCLC Number: 57436286
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 348 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Series foreword / Ray B. Browne --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Timeline of the 1950s --
Part I. Life and youth during the 1950s --
1. Everyday America --
2. World of youth --
Part II. Popular culture of the 1950s --
3. Advertising --
4. Architecture and design --
5. Fashion --
6. Food and drink --
7. Leisure activities --
8. Literature --
9. Music --
10. Performing arts --
11. Travel and recreation --
12. Visual arts --
Cost of products in the 1950s --
Notes --
Further reading --
Index.
Series Title: American popular culture through history.
Other Titles: Nineteen fifties
Responsibility: William H. Young with Nancy K. Young.
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