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American culture in the 1920s

Author: Susan Currell
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009.
Series: Twentieth-century American culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 1920s saw the United States rise to its current status as the leading world superpower, matched by an emerging cultural dominance that characterized the second half of the twentieth century. This book provides an stimulating account of the major cultural and intellectual trends of the decade that have been pivotal to its characterization as 'the jazz age'.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Currell, Susan.
American culture in the 1920s.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)317818026
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Currell
ISBN: 9780748630851 0748630856 9780748625215 0748625216 9780748625222 0748625224
OCLC Number: 367663843
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 252 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover --
Series List --
Copyright --
Contents --
Figures --
Case Studies --
Acknowledgements --
Chronology of 1920s American Culture --
Introduction The Intellectual Context --
Chapter 1 Fiction, Poetry and Drama --
Chapter 2 Music and Performance --
Chapter 3 Film and Radio --
Chapter 4 Visual Art and Design --
Chapter 5 Consumption and Leisure --
Conclusion The Cultural Legacy of the 1920s --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Twentieth-century American culture.
Responsibility: Susan Currell.

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