This comprehensive narrative traces the transformation of popular cultures across the canvas of the twentieth century. Covering the rise of movies, jazz, the comics, cable television, and the Internet, this concise book contains coverage of recent social and cultural events, as well as information on traditional political, economic, and military affairs.
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Prologue: The Crisis of the 1890s. 1. An Industrial Society, 1890-1920. 2. Progressivism. 3. Becoming a World Power, 1898-1917. 4. War and Society, 1914-1920. 5. The 1920s. 6. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939. 7. America during the Second World War. 8. The Age of Containment, 1946-1954. 9. Affluence and Its Discontents, 1954-1963. 10. America during Its Longest War, 1963-1974. 11. America in Transition: Economics, Culture, and Social Change in the Late 20th Century. 12. Winds of Change: Politics and Foreign Policy, Ford to Clinton. Appendix. Photo Credits.
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0155080466
Book Description Cengage Learning, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0155080466
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