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The 1930s [electronic resource] / William H. Young with Nancy K. Young.

By: Young, William H, 1939-.
Contributor(s): Young, Nancy K, 1940-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: American popular culture through history: Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xx, 343 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780313077470 (electronic bk.); 0313077479 (electronic bk.); 0313316023 (alk. paper); 9780313316029 (alk. paper).Subject(s): United States -- Civilization -- 1918-1945 | Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Nineteen thirties | HISTORY | Populaire cultuur | Massenkultur | Alltagskultur | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Geschichte 1930-1939.Additional physical formats: Print version:: 1930s.DDC classification: 973.9 Other classification: 15.85 | HD 370 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Part I Life and Youth During the 1930s -- Everyday America -- World of Youth -- Part II Popular Culture of the 1930s -- Advertising -- Architecture and Design -- Fashion -- Food and Drink -- Leisure Activities -- Literature -- Music -- Performing Arts -- Travel and Recreation -- Visual Arts -- Cost of Products.
Series foreword / by Ray B. Browne -- Introduction -- Timeline of popular cultural events -- Life and youth during the 1930s -- Everyday America -- World of youth -- Popular culture of the 1930s -- Advertising -- Architecture and design -- Fashion -- Food and drink -- Leisure activities -- Literature -- Music -- Performing arts -- Travel and recreation -- Visual arts -- Cost of products -- Notes -- Further reading -- Index.
Summary: Most historical studies bury us in wars and politics, paying scant attention to the everyday effects of pop culture. Welcome to America's other history--the arts, activities, common items, and popular opinions that profoundly impacted our national way of life. The twelve narrative chapters in this volume provide a textured look at everyday life, youth, and the many different sides of American culture during the 1930s. Additional resources include a cost comparison of common goods and services, a timeline of important events, notes arranged by chapter, an extensive bibliography for further readi.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-316) and index.

Part I Life and Youth During the 1930s -- Everyday America -- World of Youth -- Part II Popular Culture of the 1930s -- Advertising -- Architecture and Design -- Fashion -- Food and Drink -- Leisure Activities -- Literature -- Music -- Performing Arts -- Travel and Recreation -- Visual Arts -- Cost of Products.

Series foreword / by Ray B. Browne -- Introduction -- Timeline of popular cultural events -- pt. 1. Life and youth during the 1930s -- 1. Everyday America -- 2. World of youth -- pt. 2. Popular culture of the 1930s -- 3. Advertising -- 4. Architecture and design -- 5. Fashion -- 6. Food and drink -- 7. Leisure activities -- 8. Literature -- 9. Music -- 10. Performing arts -- 11. Travel and recreation -- 12. Visual arts -- Cost of products -- Notes -- Further reading -- Index.

Most historical studies bury us in wars and politics, paying scant attention to the everyday effects of pop culture. Welcome to America's other history--the arts, activities, common items, and popular opinions that profoundly impacted our national way of life. The twelve narrative chapters in this volume provide a textured look at everyday life, youth, and the many different sides of American culture during the 1930s. Additional resources include a cost comparison of common goods and services, a timeline of important events, notes arranged by chapter, an extensive bibliography for further readi.

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