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Popular culture : 1940-1959

Author: Nick Hunter
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, ©2012.
Series: A history of popular culture
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What was?skiffle?? How did technology impact the look and design of everyday things during these years? Disney and drive-in theaters, Elvis Presley, and Marilyn Monroe, this is the era where popular culture really comes into its own! It?s also the era where a TV set might find its home in the living room of an average family. Find out how fashion, music, and movies changed and developed after WWII, and how the Cold  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hunter, Nick.
Popular culture.
Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, ©2012
(DLC) 2011038609
(OCoLC)753915162
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Hunter
ISBN: 9781432974244 1432974246
OCLC Number: 819455293
Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations.
Contents: What is popular culture? --
Culture in the shadow of war --
Going to the movies --
Home entertainment --
Music --
Design and clothes --
The printed word --
The birth of the teenager? --
Conclusion: changing times.
Series Title: A history of popular culture
Other Titles: 1940-1959
Responsibility: Nick Hunter.

Abstract:

What was?skiffle?? How did technology impact the look and design of everyday things during these years? Disney and drive-in theaters, Elvis Presley, and Marilyn Monroe, this is the era where popular culture really comes into its own! It?s also the era where a TV set might find its home in the living room of an average family. Find out how fashion, music, and movies changed and developed after WWII, and how the Cold War also had an influence.

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