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The 1940s

Author: Robert Sickels
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Series: American popular culture through history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Discusses American popular culture of the 1940s, addressing such topics as politics, the middle class, the development of youth culture, advertising, architecture, fashion, food, leisure pursuits, literature, travel, and the arts.

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Genre/Form: Geschichte 1940-1949
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sickels, Robert.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Sickels
ISBN: 0313312990 9780313312991 9990902976 9789990902976
OCLC Number: 52601192
Description: xxiv, 269 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Series foreword / by Ray B. Browne --
Introduction --
Timeline of the 1940s --
pt. 1. Life and youth during the 1940s. Everyday America --
World of youth --
pt. 2. Popular culture of the 1940s. Advertising --
Architecture --
Fashion --
Food --
Leisure activities --
Literature --
Music --
Performing arts --
Travel --
Visual arts --
Cost of products in the 1940s.
Series Title: American popular culture through history.
Other Titles: Nineteen-forties
Responsibility: Robert Sickels.


Twelve narrative chapters chronicle the nation's survival during wartime and its path toward unforeseen cultural shifts in the years ahead.  Read more...


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