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Fun and games in Twenthieth-century America : a historical guide to leisure

Author: Ralph G Giordano
Publisher: Westport ; London : Greenwood, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book describes how political, economic, and cultural events influenced America's leisure habits throughout the 20th century.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph G Giordano
ISBN: 0313322163 9780313322167
OCLC Number: 878565531
Notes: Bibliografia: p. [271]-281.
Description: XV, 304 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction The Progressive Era and Reformers: 1900-1914 The War to End All Wars: 1914-1918 Black Death to Black Tuesday: 1919-1929 "And All the Fun in Between" The Great Depression and the New Deal: 1929-1939 The Good War and the Aftermath: 1940-1946 Television, Teenagers, and Rock 'n Roll: 1947-1964 The Jet Age and Turbulence: 1964-1979 Yuppies, Star Wars, and MTV: 1980-1992 Generation 'X,' the Internet, and Virtual Reality: 1992-2000 Bibliography About the Author
Responsibility: Ralph G. Giordano.

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